Michael Kamber has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. Between 2002 and 2012 he worked for The New York Times covering conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, Liberia, the Sudan, Somalia, the Congo and other countries. He has also worked as a writer and videographer for the Times. His photos have been published in nearly every major news magazine in the United States and Europe, as well as in many newspapers.Read More
Johannesberg-based photographer Alastair McLachlan decided to investigate the city the heart of the matter, so to speak, and made the 19th floor of the Lister Medical Building his home. From this vantage point and over more than 12 years he witnessed and tried to understand and make sense of Johannesburg.Read More
Anton Bosman is a South African photographer based in Johannesburg who specializes in both natural and urban landscapes. However, it is images of Downtown Johannesburg that demonstrate his passion for the city. Through his photographs he reveals the urban center’s beauty and history, while countering the often negative perception of the district.Read More
Michelle Guillermin is a wildlife and nature photographer who engages the viewer in both the grandeur of and the danger to wildlife. Her use of stark, gritty black and white is intended to bridge time, to push viewers to imagine a world when wildlife was plentiful. Her goal is to build awareness of the challenges facing our natural world through the appreciation of the few remaining creatures.Read More
Julia Gunther was born in Berlin, Germany, and studied Film & Video at the University of the Arts in London, UK. After 7 years of working on feature films, commercials and music videos in Berlin, London, Amsterdam and Cape Town, she decided to shift gears and concentrate solely on photography.
Her body of work includes Proud Women of Africa which is a collection of short visual stories that portrays the daily lives of remarkable women living or working in Africa. Remarkable because they fought, survived, overcame or simply ignored the obstacles that life has thrown at them.Read More
In this video, we talk about how to edit a body of images on a singular subject into a photo story or photo essay. Using image submitted to The Candid Frame Flickr group, Eric Gitonga provides us to the tell the story of a man who repair car distributors. Using images which include environmental portrait and close-ups, he provides us the raw material for an edit which find a home in a magazine spread or an online web gallery.Read More