Olivier Morin has been a staff photographer for Agence France-Presse since 1990.
Born in France in 1965, Olivier has been based in Bordeaux, Lille, Paris where he photographed mainly international sports , Eastern France Photo chief based in Strasbourg , before becoming Chief Photographer for the Nordic Countries in Stockholm and spending Six years in AFP Milan, Italy.
From 2016 to 2021 he has been the Editor in Chief Photo France based in Paris.
Now back to the field since January 2022, in charge of photographing the future of the planet, the impacts and solutions regarding the climate change, lifestyle and wildlife, with outdoor-water features.
He covered a variety of news events including economy, fashion and sports, no
He has been shooting 12 Olympic Games, both Summer and Winter, and covered soccer (Football), rugby, Athletics Worlds Championships, Alpine skiing World cups and World Championships on a regular basis.
Olivier was awarded first prize in the 2000 Fuji photo contest for an archery picture from the Sydney Olympics, 2nd prize and 3rd prize in Sportfolio in 2013 and 2015, and won Italy’s sports picture of the year in 2013 for a shot of Usain Bolt under lightning bolt during the 100m final at the World Championships in Moscow, and Sports Illustrated photo of the year with this photograph also , among others awards.