Adrien Blondel was born and raised in Normandy, France. He moved to Paris to study history of cinema at La Sorbonne Paris 3 and then attended the international institute of image and sound where he graduated with a cinematographer degree.
Adrien works in the film industry as a grip, director of photography and cameraman. While he was shooting his feature documentary on the freedom riders in the US he met his wife and moved to the US, where he is pursuing his career in the film industry.
In the meantime he developed his photography practice, through a few commission jobs, but mostly through personal practice. His photography focuses on architecture and landscape and explores the relations between people and their environment, the idea of the functionality of our surroundings, and the notions of language and culture.