Writer / Photographer


I’m 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. I studied physics and biology at MIT and went on to complete a PhD in ecology. I also enjoy exploring a diverse range of subjects including art, street, culture, and food.

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Assignments and Stock

I’m available for commissioned assignments, whether writing, photography, or both, 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 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, BBC Wildlife, BBC History, BBC Mundo, the Washington Post, the Guardian, the Sunday Times, the Daily Mail, Terre Sauvage, Juice, and more.


Some Recently Published Work


I’ve recently written and photographed pieces for the Guardian, Travel Africa, Wild, Sawubona, Getaway, 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


IUCN & Terre Sauvage
First prize, Save our Species Photo Report in IUCN & Terre Sauvage Nature Image Awards for photo series snd text on the critically endangered Mulanje cedar of Malawi

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Natures Best Photography
First runner-up, Nature's Best Photography, African Landscapes category for Lechwe at Sunrise, a photograph from Kafue National Park, Zambia

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The Sunday Times
Photographer of the Month for the Sunday Times in both Wildlife and Travel categories for Lechwe at Sunrise and Mulanje Tea Estate

BirdLife South Africa
First prize, BirdLife South Africa Wetlands of Life competition for Black Lechwe at Bangweulu

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Wetlands of Life
SAASTA Science Lens
First prize, South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement's Science Lens competition, International Year of Light category

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South Africa National Parks
First prize, in South African National Parks photo competition, People in Parks category

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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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