Writer / Photographer


I’m Morgan Trimble, a freelance photographer and writer based in Cape Town, South Africa. I specialize in writing about the environment, science, and travel and telling stories through photography.

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Assignments and Stock

I’m available for commissioned photography or writing assignments, and I have a large collection of stock photography available. Please contact me regarding projects or licensing.

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Fine Art

Fine art prints are available at occasional exhibitions or via custom orders. My work has been on display at the Science Museum in London, the Iziko Museum in Cape Town, and exhibitions in the US, South Africa, and Europe.

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Commercial

I take on commercial projects in portraiture, interior, and product photography when time allows. Please contact me to discuss your project.

Photographic Portfolio


My photographic work explores nature, travel, science, and culture, particularly in Africa. My photographs have been widely published in National Geographic News, the New York Times, BBC Wildlife, BBC History, BBC Mundo, Lonely Planet, the Washington Post, the Guardian, the Sunday Times, Travel Africa, Terre Sauvage, and more.


Some Recently Published Work


I’ve written and photographed pieces for the Guardian, Travel Africa, Wild, Earth Island Journal, Getaway, Fodor’s Travel, Hakai, Popular Mechanics, Quest, Africa Geographic, Safari, and more. My work has also appeared in a number of scientific journals and books.

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Award-winning imagery and storytelling

Accolades


The Royal Photographic Society
Overall winner

The Royal Photographic Society
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IUCN & Terre Sauvage
First prize, Save our Species Photo Report on the critically endangered Mulanje cedar of Malawi

IUCN & Terre Sauvage
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South Africa National Parks
First prize, People in Parks category

South Africa National Parks
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South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement
First prize, International Year of Light category

South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement
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BirdLife South Africa
Overall winner

BirdLife South Africa
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Wetlands of Life Photo Competition
Natures Best Photography
First runner-up, African Landscapes category

Natures Best Photography
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Latest News


Check out the latest news on the blog where I discuss my work, techniques, cameras, travel, and more.





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