Jonathan Alpeyrie

Born in Paris in 1979, Jonathan Alpeyrie moved to the United States in 1993. He has shot photographs for local Chicago newspapers, in the South Caucasus, Congo, the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. His work has appeared in The Sunday Times, Le Figaro magazine, ELLE, American Photo, Glamour, Aftenposten, Le Monde and BBC.

Stories By Jonathan Alpeyrie

A photo of a young girl with brown hair whose face has been disfigured in a chemical attack sits on a bed and looks at the photographer. She wears a blue knit jacket, blue knit skirt, and a white dress shirt. The walls in the room are white, the blankets and sheets on the bed are white, and there is a red Teddy bear on the bed.

American Doctors Are Reconstructing the Youngest Faces of a Brutal War

These Syrian children survived attacks that left them burned beyond belief. One program thousands of miles from home is offering them life-changing treatment.


Meet the Forgotten Footsoldiers of Fidel’s Global Revolution


I Was Kidnapped in the Middle East in 2013. Last Week I Returned for the First Time.


Kids for Trump: “This is How We Take a Stand”


When Your Hometown Becomes a Permanent Battlefield


Why Are So Many French Farmers Taking Their Own Lives?

Narratively In Love

From a sprightly septuagenarian setup artist to a badly injured groom at the bottom of a pool, revisit our favorite Narratively stories about love, loss and lusty behavior.

The Most Raucous, Mystical, Sensual All-Night Wedding New York City Has Ever Seen

An ephemeral encounter in the sands of Burning Man leads two men on an enchanting spiritual journey toward a perfectly polyamorous love story.


The Many Faces of the Greatest War