Freelance photographer, Franck Vogel works on social and environmental issues for the international press: Paris Match, GEO (France, Spain, Italy...), Stern, Le Monde magazine, Animan, Courrier International, Ulysse, NRC Weekblad, Discovery magazine (Russia),...
Since 2007, he has focused on the unique relationships between Nature and Human beings to show the World that it's possible to live in harmony. Most reportages depict the worst, Franck decided to bring hope. In India, his most recent story on the Bishnois, the world's first environmentalists, illustrates this in the best way. This work has been published all over the world, including GEO magazine for its special 30th anniversary in 2009, and featured inside Parisian Metro stations in 2011 (Montparnasse) and 2012 (Luxembourg). Over 12 million visitors have seen those huge exhibitions. To give a wider audience, Franck Vogel wrote and co-directed a documentary film for France 5, “Rajasthan, l’âme d’un prophète” (Rajasthan, the soul of a prophet), broadcasted June 11th, 2011. The film was awarded the Phoenix d'Or 2011 and the Terre Sauvage Award 2013.
His recent work to denounce the Albino killings in Tanzania has been featured in magazines and exhibited around the world (Rencontres d’Arles, Visa pour l’Image, Pingyao Photo Festival in China…), and Michel Lafon Publishing released his book on Albinos in 2012. The new book "Zeru, Zeru" is available on blurb.com
He is currently focusing on transboundary water tensions and completed the first story on the Nile for the new Photoreporter Festival in St Brieuc (France) in 2012. It was published by GEO, Stern and Le Monde diplomatique. The next river will be the Brahmaputra.
October 4th, 2013, Franck received the highest honors for promoting Bishnoi culture from all their religious and political leaders at Mukam festival (India) in front of thousands of pilgrims.
He is ambassador for Green Cross, Mikhaïl Gorbatchev’s NGO for environment.