Ariana is a Photojournalist and Portrait Photographer with a focus on social and political issues based in San Diego, California. During the last six years, Ariana has covered the Arab Spring, the rise and fall of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, and the frontlines of Syria’s Civil War.

She recently completed a series focusing on migrants and their issues at the U.S. – Mexican border, including migrants who have traveled through Central America and Mexico in hopes of seeking asylum in the United States. 

Ariana is a graduate of the Design Institute of San Diego with a BFA in Interior Design. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Guardian, Agence France-Presse, The New Yorker, Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, NZZ, Financial Times, Bloomberg, Time, Vice, Cosmopolitan, CNN, The Chronicle of Higher Education, BuzzFeed, McClatchy, STAT, KQED, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Berlingske and others.


Ariana is available for assignments in the U.S. and internationally and can be reached at 619.458.2873 or by email at adrehsler@gmail.com.


“Une histoire de l’Egypte moderne” written by Anne-Claire de Gayffier-Bonneville

"The Eternal Nazi," written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet