I am a passionate and driven young man that likes learning new things and experiencing life to the full. Home is where the heart is and my heart belongs in the mountains. I don’t have an “official home” at this stage as I am still travelling. I quit my job to follow my passion of climbing, seeing the outdoors and photography and have been travelling for the last three months.
As a kid, my mom always took lots of photos of us. I started playing around with her camera but they never looked the same as the photos in my dad’s magazines and I wanted to figure out why. Why were the photos in the Getaway and Weg Magazines so much better than the ones I could take? My inquisitive nature took over and, through photos, I found a way for my creative side to flourish and to express myself.
Initially I didn’t, I taught myself until I won a photography competition held by the University of Pretoria. The award was an advanced photography course by Vega School of Photography and a Q-Photo voucher.
I like the way that you can capture a moment that says more than any words could say. I get my inspiration from light. Light reacts in different ways in different environments and I like the challenge of capturing it in unique ways. I have always loved stars and mountains.