Olivier Laurent


Olivier Laurent is editor of LightBox, TIME's photography website. Previously, he was the associate editor for British Journal of Photography and the editor of FLTR, an independent weekly magazine about smartphone photography and its impact on today’s society.

Born in France in 1980, he graduated from the American University of Paris in 2005 and immediately moved to London to pursue a career in journalism, starting in the financial sector on publications such as Dealing With Technology and Post Magazine, before joining British Journal of Photography in 2008.

He has sat on the juries of the Visa pour l'Image Web Documentary Award, the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Prize, the FotoEvidence First Photobook Award, the Getty Images Grants for Editorial, the Visa d’Or News and Features, Photoreporter Festival, and LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards.

Olivier Laurent