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Born in 1991, Mahé Elipe is a French photographer based in Mexico. She completed higher education studies in France with a Licence in applied arts, and at the EPTA school of Photography, where she perfected her visual arts skills. Member of the Hans Lucas studio since 2016, and Women Photograph since 2019,

She is attracted by the fusion of social concerns, arts and communication, using photography as a social link. Her goals as a photojournalist is to ask about the place of the human in society in particular the place of women, taking advantage of the medium that photography is. She tries to weave her stories by threading the culture of those she meets, on her loom. She had the opportunity to complete her training, thanks to the Workshop Nikon-Bayeux security in conflict zone in 2018, as well as the Masterclass Nikon-NOOR Academy in Budapest the same year.

Also she is one of the winners of Reuters Photojournalists Grants 2019 and her work was exhibited in October 2019 at the photography festival, "Les rencontres photographique du 10ème" in Paris.

Mahé collaborated with different media such as Le Monde, Liberation, Médiapart, Lacroix, Aljazeera …



>Reuters instructions "Reporting & hostile environment training", Athens, Greece


> Workshop ” Nikon-Bayeux security in conflict zone“, Bayeux, France

> Masterclass ” Nikon-NOOR Academy", Budapest, Hungary



>REUTERS PHOTOJOURNALIST GRANT 2019 // Photojournalism grant winners

>PRIX MENTOR Session #6 // Finalist Associted press RUP Freelens

> Finalist, Concurso periodistica y documental // CUARTOSCURO CONTEST, Mexico

> Emerging photographer finalist // LUGANOPHOTODAYS CONTEST , Lugano, Switzerland

> Winner Lauréat, Contest photo Mag // PHOTO MAGAZINE, Paris, France

> Winner Lauréat, Contest photo Mag // PHOTO MAGAZINE, Paris, France

> Coup de coeur Selection, Portfolio Review // FESTIVAL CIRCULATION, Paris, France



>“Las Patronas” LES RENCONTRES PHOTOGRAPHIQUES DU 10ème, Paris, France

>“Los diablos de Tlacotepec", FESTIVAL DE LOS DIABLOS, Guerrero, Mexico

>“The last Guaqueros”, Festival images d'ici et d'ailleurs, Carpentras, France

>“L’altruisme”, ANNECY LAC PHOTO FESTIVAL, Annecy, France

>“Tegucigalpa dancing”, LES NUITS PHOTOGRAPHIQUES 7em éditions, Rabat, Morocco

> “Mujeres y Marañon”, FESTIVAL DE LA PHOTO D'ORMESSON, Ormesson, France

> “Seismo Mexico”, CUARTOSCURO, Fototeca de Zacatecas Pedro Valtierra, Mexico

>“Rural woman”, CINEFABLE FESTIVAL, Espace Reuilly, Paris 12eme, France

>“Private Room”, ATELIER MATRESELVA, Paris 15eme, France


> “Photograph outside of his country”, Visible Diplomado de fotoperiodismo, TRASLUZ COLECTIVO, Veracruz, Mexico

> Takeover Instagram, TRASLUZ COLECTIVO, Mexico

> Takeover Instagram, STUDIO HANS LUCAS LATAM, France

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