Guillaume Herbaut


Guillaume Herbaut, member of Agence VU’ since 2021, is a French photographer based in Paris, France. 

Alongside press assignments, Herbaut has dedicated himself to photographing historical places, filled with symbols and memory, including Chernobyl, Auschwitz, Nagasaki, and, more recently, the conflict in Ukraine. 

His photographs have been exhibited in many festivals and venues, including Jeu de Paume Paris, Visa pour l’Image, PHotoESPAÑA and the Silverstein Gallery, New York. 

Herbaut has received a number of distinctions and awards, including a Visa d’or, the Niépce Prize in 2011, and the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for war correspondents in 2016.

Herbaut was a founding member of the l’Oeil Public. He has produced documentaries for French Radio and been a teacher and mentor in workshops in Russia, Spain, Switzerland and France.


World Press Photo Involvement: 
2022 World Press Photo Contest winner
2012 World Press Photo Contest winner
2009 World Press Photo Contest winner

Guillaume Herbaut on Social Media: 
Instagram: @guillaumeherbaut

Guillaume Herbaut
Portrait credit: Guillaume Herbaut