Kit Kittle is an award winning photographer and film director.

A native New Yorker, at the age of sixteen Kit traveled with his sister to teach school in Gangtok, Sikkim, in the eastern Himalayas. An interest in Buddhism led him to study Sanskrit and philosophy at Benares Hindu University, in Varanasi, India, for his junior year in college. By the time he was 21, he had been around the world twice.

Kit's photographs of Varanasi were used as cover art and inside a book called Ways to Shiva, published by the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1980.

In 1981, Kit’s work appeared in Time Magazine and Modern Photography said he was a new face in photojournalism. He photographed Antarctica for Life, Alaska for Travel & Leisure and Tahiti and Bora Bora for Sofitel. He has photographed dozens of stories for the New York Times.

Kit’s book about the oilfield called Roughnecks was published in1985, followed by Drag Queens and Enlightenment.

Kit shoots portraits for corporations, including Mastercard. He also shoots fashion for his wife’s company, Walker and Wade.

Kit has directed dozens of television commercials for clients including the tourism authority of China, British Columbia Tourism, the Outdoor Life Network and the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association. Kit has also directed travel films for the tourist boards of Ireland, Bonaire, Venezuela and China, and his footage has appeared in commercials for ABC, AT&T, MCI, MTV, and Visa.

Kit brings expertise and calmness cultivated from 40 years of shooting all over the world.

Kit is married to Laurette Angsten, a clothing designer, and they have two grown sons. They live in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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