Andrea Diglas has been growing up in the Viennese coffee-family Diglas, whose traditional and famous coffeehouse is situated in the center of Vienna. After graduating from high school she moved to California to study photography at the „Art Institute “ in San Francisco. After finishing her studies she gained experience by assisting photographers in Vienna and later as a freelance photographer in Zürich. Since 1991 she works in Zürich and Vienna in the field of fashion, advertisement and architecture, mainly for the swiss, german and austrian market.