Born in 1947, South Africa
TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS
1965 Matriculated. Clapham High School, Pretoria, South Africa.
1966 Air Force Gymnasium, Pretoria, South Africa
1970 Diploma in Graphic Design, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
1972 German National Diploma in Photography, Bavarian State Institute of Photography, Munich,
1973 Cameraman, Deutsch Condor Film, Munich, Germany
1974 Commercial Photographer, Pretoria
1979 Masters Diploma in Photography, Bavarian State Institute of Photography, Munich, Germany
1975/1983 Lecturer in Photography, Natal Technikon, Durban, South Africa
1984 Lecturer in Photography, Rhodes University, School of Fine Art, Grahamstown, South Africa
1993 Senior Lecturer and Head of the Photography Section, Rhodes University, School of Fine Art,
1999 Associate Professor and Head of the Photography Section, Rhodes University, School of Fine Art,
2002 Retired from Rhodes University and started own business.
1988 "Ariesfontein to Zuurfontein", Southern Books
1989 ”Southern Circle", Johnathan Ball Publishers
1991 "To Hell 'n Gone", Struik
"Beyond Bagamoyo", A journey from Cape to Cairo, Hotazel Pub.
2000 "Raconteur Road", David Philip Publisher
2002 "The Hotazel Years". Double Storey Books
2006 "Round the Bend", Double Storey Books
2007 "Long Ago Way", X-Cago & Jacana Publishers
2010 "Memento Mori", (Only Photographs). X-Cago Publishers
2011 “Diesel & Dust”, X-Cago & Jacana Publishers. 2011
ONE-MAN EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
35 One-Man Exhibitions. (1975 to 2004)
Various galleries in South Africa.
12 International One-Man Exhibitions
Hamburg, Frankfurt, Herten and Koln in Germany.
Madrid, Cartagena, Las Palmas & Barcelona in Spain.
Boulder (USA) Bielsko-Biala (Poland) Venlo (The Netherlands)
WORK PUBLISHED IN SOUTH AFRICAN MAGAZINES
Scope, Huisgenoot, Personality, Cosmopolitan, Latern, Flying, Springbok, Getaway, Millennium, Leadership, Profoto, Fair Lady, Sunday Times. De Kat.
WORK PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINES
Color Photography, Foto, Stern, Merian, Geo, Die Zeit, (Germany) Grande Reportage, (France) Conde Nast, Traveler, (USA) Conde Nast Traveller, (Italy & Spain), Geography International (USA), The Daily Telegraph (England). Architectural Revue. ( England )
VARIOUS INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS
Caribbean, Naples and Islands (Italy), Peloponnese (Greece), Hamburg (Germany), South Africa, Namibia, French Wine areas, Kenya (Hemingway's Hunting Safaris), Zanzibar (Tanzania), World War 1. Battlefields (Belguim and France) Eastern Seaboard. (USA) Trobiant Islands (Papua New Guinea), New Zealand, The Netherlands, Socotra Island (Yemen) and various African countries.
Honorary Member - PPSA (The Professional Photographers of Southern Africa).
Land Rover, Delta Motor Corporation (Isuzu), Volkswagen, Toyota, First National Bank, Singita Lodges, South African Parks Board, CC Africa, Tanzanian Breweries (owned by South African Breweries)