Christian Bruna was born in Austria in 1987. While studying politics at the University of Vienna he recognized that he not only wanted to learn about the theory of politics but also wants to delve into real-time politics.
In 2008, Christian started as a freelance photographer and developed the bulk of his skills during his time as a stringer for Associated Press, Agence France Press, and Reuters. He also worked as a staff photographer for a national Austrian newspaper for four years while advancing his own projects.
Christian Bruna joined epa in 2015 as Regional Chief Photographer Austria a newly created role managing epa’s coverage from Austria. A year later, in late 2016, he relocated to Munich, Germany, to become part of the newly established team of epa photographers covering Germany. He continues to oversee the production from Austria.
Over the past years, he won and has been nominated several times for the Austrian Pressphoto Award.