Etienne Forestier

Etienne Forestier

Assistant engineer, CNRS

In charge of the photography and video department,the diving unit, and communications officer

A graduate of Boulogne-Billancourt in 2013 with a Higher Diploma in Audio-visual technologies, Etienne Forestier began his career as an underwater photographer, videographer and director, before undertaking a degree in art history and archaeology between Paris and Aix-en-Provence. He became head of the photo/video department at the CEAlex in September 2021, with responsibility for photography and photogrammetry coverage of both land and underwater projects, as well as the processing and quality control of images.

email : etienne.forestier[a]
tél : +20 33906962



  • Photography
  • Photogrammetry
  • Video
  • Multimedia production
  • Technical photo shoots
  • Image processing and quality control
  • Underwater work (diver Class 2B).

Work in progress

  • Photography and photogrammetry coverage of terrestrial sites: Akademia, Kom Bahig
  • Photography and photogrammetry coverage of underwater sites: Pharos, QB2
  • Photography of objects in the Tabiyet Nahassin archaeological storehouse