Carolina Harkort was born in Wiesbaden, Germany in 1983. Between 2007 and 2010 she was a student at the School of Design in Mainz.
During that time she started to shoot political, social and economic stories in Germany, Sweden and Africa. In 2011 she was a student at the Danish School of Media and Journalism. At the moment Carolina is based in Hamburg and Istanbul from where she is working worldwide for assignments as a freelance photographer.