Arnaud Andrieu is a French freelance photojournalist currently based in Istanbul, whose work is mainly focused on social issues, migration and conflict internationally. He has been represented by Sipa Press for the last ten years.
Arnaud had a first professional life in architecture, before starting his photographic career in 2012 as a local press photographer on Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean. In 2016, he moved to Istanbul, to concentrate on international reporting in the Middle East and to capture the rapid changes in Turkey. From 2019 to 2021, he worked as a photo editor for Le Monde in their bureau of Los Angeles, California. Then he lived for a short time in Central America. In September 2022, he relocated to Istanbul.
Assignments and personal projects have taken him to El Salvador, Iraq, the West Bank, Turkey, Armenia, Comoros, the USA... He has been featured in Le Monde, Le Figaro Magazine, L'Express, Libération, Paris Match, L'Obs, Die Zeit, The Guardian, Der Spiegel and more.
Arnaud is a RISC graduate and has French and Turkish press cards. He shoots on two Nikon D5 for news with 20, 28, 35 and 50mm lenses, and one Leica M10 for features with a 35mm.