About us

Blind is an online magazine that tells visual stories about the world, through the coverage of photographic news and cultural, social, and geographical phenomena, in French and English.

The editorial staff is composed of specialized journalists, scattered around the world. Our articles are written in accordance with the 1971 Declaration of Duties and Rights of Journalists. Our information is verified with various sources, such as photographers, gallery directors, museums, festivals, and cross-checked with available public sources, and major English and French newspapers.

Our commitment

Blind financially supports the production of visual stories and invites all photographers to submit their portfolios.

“I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them”
Diane Arbus

Team

Editorial director

Artistic director

Nicolas Joret

Nicolas Joret

Social Media

Christophe Sales

Christophe Sales

Contributors

Sophie Bernard

Sophie Bernard

Sophie Bernard is a journalist specializing in photography, a contributor to La Gazette de Drouot and Le Quotidien de l'Art, a curator, and a teacher at EFET in Paris.

Clara Bastid

Clara Bastid

Clara Bastid is an independent exhibition curator.

Axelle Bichon

Axelle Bichon

Based in the Paris region, Axelle Bichon writes and sets her lens on her contemporaries and more particularly on the people who keep culture alive. She is also very interested in the environment and its pollution, and in particular realized in 2018, a series on the impact of radioactivity on the vegetation of the Zone 30 in Chernobyl.

Christina Cacouris

Christina Cacouris

Christina Cacouris is a writer and curator based in Paris and New York.

Laurence Cornet

Laurence Cornet

Journalist based in Paris. Also photo editor at Le Monde and Editorial Director of the non-profit Dysturb.

Nathalie Dassa

Nathalie Dassa

Nathalie Dassa and is the editor-in-chief of CineChronicle.com and a cultural journalist.

Laure Etienne

Laure Etienne

Laure Etienne is a journalist based in Paris, and a former member of the editorial staff of Polka and ARTE.

Robert Gerhardt

Robert Gerhardt

Robert Gerhardt is a New York based photographer and freelance writer. His photographs and writings have been published nationally and internationally including in The Hong Kong Free Press, The Guardian, The New York Times, and The Diplomat.

Sabyl Ghoussoub

Sabyl Ghoussoub

Born in Paris in 1988 into a Lebanese family, Sabyl Ghoussoub is a writer, columnist and curator.

Max Hirschfeld

Max Hirschfeld

Max Hirshfeld is an American photographer who grew up in a house full of books and music to parents who survived Auschwitz and settled in small-town Alabama. His father, a child prodigy who played piano with The Warsaw Philharmonic at the age of nine, pushed him to explore the arts with a curiosity born from generations of intellectual and artistic pursuits.

Charlotte Jean

Charlotte Jean

Charlotte Jean is a French-Peruvian journalist and documentary filmmaker. She's also a contributor to Beaux Arts Magazine.

Hervé Le Goff

Hervé Le Goff

Hervé Le Goff is a journalist, art critic and essayist specialized in photography.

Joy Majdalani

Joy Majdalani

Dublin-based writer and content editor.

Michaël Naulin

Michaël Naulin

Michaël Naulin is a journalist. Having worked in regional and national newspapers, he is above all passionate about photography and more particularly reporting.

Céline Nebor

Céline Nebor

Photographer and journalist specializing in photography, based in Paris. Manages the Tips section of Blind. Also writes for Phototrend.

Brigitte Ollier

Brigitte Ollier

Brigitte Ollier is a journalist based in Paris. She has worked for over thirty years for the newspaper Libération, where she created the column “Photographie.” She is the author of several books about a few memorable photographers.

Colin Pantall

Colin Pantall

Colin Pantall is a writer, photographer and lecturer based in Bath, England. His photography is about childhood and the mythologies of family identity.

Cathy Rémy

Cathy Rémy

Journalist at Le Monde, in Paris. Director of photography at the special issues of M Le Monde. Also collaborates to Camera and Aperture.

Sara Rosen

Sara Rosen

Miss Rosen is a New York-based writer focusing on art, photography, and culture. Her work has been published in books and magazines, including Time, Vogue, Aperture, and Vice, among others.

Bill Shapiro

Bill Shapiro

Bill Shapiro is the former editor-in-chief of LIFE magazine. Follow him on Instagram at @billshapiro.

Diane Smyth

Diane Smyth

Journalist based in London. Worked for 15 years at the British Journal of Photography. Also writes for The Guardian and The Observer.

Gaia Squarci

Gaia Squarci

Gaia Squarci is a photographer, videographer and writer who divides her time between Milan and New York, where she teaches Digital Storytelling at ICP. Gaia is a contributor of Prospekt, an IWMF fellow and National Geographic grantee. Her photography has appeared in the New York Times, the New Yorker, Time Magazine, Vogue, The Guardian, Internazionale, The Washington Post, among others.

Jean-Denis Walter

Jean-Denis Walter

Jean-Denis Walter is a journalist, former director of photography and editor-in-chief of L’Equipe Magazine. He now runs the Jean-Denis Walter Gallery.

Translators

Agnès Clerc

Écrivaine, docteure en philosophie et titulaire d’un doctorat en littérature française. Vit et travaille à Paris. A publié quatre romans aux éditions du Seuil à Paris.

Diane Eberhardt

Traductrice et écrivaine qui vit dans le Colorado, aux États-Unis.

Ela Kotkowska

Écrivaine, éditrice et traductrice indépendante basée à New London dans le New Hampshire, aux États-Unis.

Photography at first sight

Blind is developed by Meero in its desire to support the community of photographers.

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