Karine Welter (1981) and Oliver Rust (1979) worked individual for about ten years in the fashion, beauty and photography field in Switzerland, London and Paris.
In the autumn of 2012, they decided to go into partnership as photographers and began to build their joint portfolio. The two soon had commissions from magazines, and photographed and produced video clips, including for Dash, Essential Homme, Fashionisto, Gala, Hint, 160 Gramm, L’OFFICIEL, The ones 2 watch, Profile, Platinum Love, QVEST, Vision, Zink, 74mag and other independent magazines. Besides fashion photography, they love to shoot strong character portraits.
In the last years KO has shot numerous campaigns and worked for well known brands including: Aston Martin, Bentley, BMW Mini, Jaguar, Lalique, Schwarzkopf, Philipp Plein, Skincode, SWATCH, YVY and many more.
Karine + Oliver are very well known for their creativity, widespread research and precise preparation. This allows them to shoot fast and on a high level. A big plus of the dynamic duo is the combination of photo and film.