A brief introduction

Christopher Malcolm is an award-winning fitness, lifestyle and activewear photographer and director based in Los Angeles, California.  Some of his commercial clients include Nike, Lululemon, and ASICS.  His work has also appeared in publications such as Runners World, Men's Journal, and Bicycling.  He has won awards from a number of prestigious institutions including PDN, APA, American Photography, IPA, and The Lucie Awards.  When not doing commercial work, Christopher is constantly creating personal work including those shot since the pandemic such as his The Distance Between Us project and Quarantine Stories.  He also created the award winning Live Your Love dance project in conjunction with the LA Contemporary Dance Company.  

In addition to his own work, Christopher looks to serve the photographic community by writing a weekly column for Fstoppers.com. Additionally, he serves on the board of APA Los Angeles as well as sitting on the APA Diversity Committee to help increase representation of marginalized groups within the photo community.  On top of all this, he is also an accomplished screenwriter and narrative director.  In fact, it is his love for storytelling which informs all of his imagery, moving or still.

To get a closer look at his process and how he works with clients to deliver award winning imagery, click HERE to go behind the curtain.

A Look Behind The Scenes

Selected Projects, Short Films, and Case Studies

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The Distance Between Us
A 12 part still and motion project exploring ways in which we are maintaining our physical and mental health in the age of pandemic.
Strong As You Want To Be
Women's fitness and activewear integrated campaign. Stills + Motion.
11 Women
11 subjects. 22 hours. A celebration of the beauty that comes from within.
Write Your Own Story
Happiness comes from living life on your own terms. A fitness and activewear project. Stills + Motion.
A yoga and activewear love story. Stills + Motion.
Nike x Christopher Malcolm
A brief collection of images from fitness and activewear campaigns in collaboration with Nike.
ASICS The New Strong
National print and motion campaign for launch of new collection for ASICS.
Quarantine Stories
Self portrait series shot entirely at home during California lockdown.
Arsenic and Old Lace
The beauty of movement. A short dance series. Stills + Motion.
NitFit Sunday School
Short documentary profile of fitness leader Juanita Caldwell. Stills, Motion, Testimonials, Essay.
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