Christopher Morris was born in California in 1958. Over the past 20 years, he has concentrated the greater part of his work on war, having documented more than 18 foreign conflicts, including the U.S. invasion of Panama, the U.S. invasion of Iraq, and the Persian Gulf War. In the last five years, he has documented the presidency of George W. Bush for TIME magazine.
Morris has received a multitude of awards for his work, including the Robert Capa Gold Medal and Olivier Rebbot awards from the
Overseas Press Club; the Magazine Photographer of the Year award from the University of Missouri School of Journalism; the Infinity Photojournalist award from the International Center of Photography, New York; the Visa d'Or award; and numerous World Press Photo Awards.
Morris, who is based in New York, is a founding member of the photojournalist agency VII.