Jim Huylebroek

Jim Huylebroek (*1989) is a freelance photographer from Antwerp, Belgium, based out of Kabul, Afghanistan.

He has been commissioned by organisations such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, The Washington Post, Bloomberg, Der Spiegel, The Telegraph, Vice, UNICEF, UNHCR, The Norwegian Refugee Council and others. 

His first photo book "Afghanistan: Unsettled - Three years documenting Afghans on the move" is published in 2018.

Jim has produced work in Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Nigeria, Mali, Somalia, Peru, Mexico and Guatemala.


Jim Huylebroek
Photojournalism, Afghanistan

Supported projects

The Heroin Route

  • Healthcare
  • Organised crime

Each year, 115 tonnes of heroin from Afghan poppy fields is exported to Europe. Who wins? Who loses? And what is the impact of lucrative drug smuggling on people who live along this Balkan route?