Laurence Geai


Laurence Geai is a French photojournalist based in Paris.

After receiving a degree in international business, Geai turned her attention to journalism, first in television then in photography. Her work focuses on armed conflict, especially throughout the Middle East: Syria, Iraq, Israel, Palestine. She also covers the consequences of the refugee crisis in Europe and France.

Geai’s work has been published in Le Monde, Paris Match, Polka, Elle, La Vie, Marianne, Le Figaro, Télérama, Le Nouvel Obs, Les Jours, Le Pelerin, M Magazine for Le Monde, The Washington Post and others. 

Her awards include the 2020 Grand Prix Les Femmes S’exposent, the 2019 Reuters Grant, Wars first prize in 2018, third prize in the 2018 Sciences PO Political Photograph Contest, first prize in the Single Shot Award of the Festival Della Fotografia Etica in 2017 and Polka Photographer of the year 2017.

World Press Photo Involvement:
Award-winning photographer 2021 Photo Contest

Laurence Geai on Social Media:
Instagram: @laurencegeai
Twitter: @laurencegeai

Laurence Geai

Image credit: Laurence Geai