Ahmet Sel , photo-reporter (born in Turkey in 1956) explores the field of documentary photography. Sel settled in France in 1981. Between 1990 and 2000, he lived in Russia where he was a correspondent and bureau chief for Sipa Press. İn 2005-2006, Sel has been the chief editor for Sipa Press in Paris. Ahmet Sel is lecturer at the Media and Communication Systems departement of İstanbul Bilgi University and Bahcesehir University His photographs, distributed by Sipa Press, Fedephoto and Opale, are published in major international newspapers and magazines.
He won the "Fujifilm Press Photo Award France" in the portrait category, in 2003, and the Gold Award of National Magazine Awards Foundation (Canada) in the "Words & Pictures" category, in 2004.