You are gold forever. You might dim down a little every time life takes you for a drag in the streets but, it actually polishes you and your gold shines even more.
I’m a social documentary photographer, focusing my lens on South African fringe communities isolated geographically or psychologically from conventional society.
Most of my landscapes are collected on short road trips or exploratory outings, sometimes to places not easily accessible to others.
The Diver; A short story about an insecure young women who is self-conscious about her passion for diving. DIRECTOR: WE ARE BATCH TV ILLUSTRATION: FRAN…
I first picked up a camera when I was 16. We had black and white film photography as a subject and had a dark room at school – which became one of my favorite places to spend time in.
I am here to see it with my own eyes, for one moment in time I am free to document as I pleas
Growing up, I moved around a lot and in turn was confronted with a lot of different situations and adventures. The only constant I can ever say I’ve had is skating and a fascination for film, as the people I surrounded myself with were always documenting and filming their day-to-day lives.
In December 2017, [CROP] Project initiated their first collaborative street intervention, using large scale photography and the streets of Johannesburg to connect different people across multiple platforms and spaces.
To be okay with not being like everyone else, and to be confidently vulnerable.
For most of us, our late teens and early twenties are an important stage of shaping our identity and self expression. This is especially true with these four South African individuals, each carving their own creative journey.
I’m trying to create content that centres people like me, People of Colour, Queers, and I’m trying to do it with as much authenticity as possible.
It was a belief that a mile could not be run in 4 minutes.
Now, over 20 000 people have broken that record- including high school kids.
“İ am how you see me“ PHOTOGRAPHY: SILA YALAZAN This is a selection of portraits I’ve been working on since living in my old home…
“I started photographing as a sort of personal diary. I still do this today. I document those closest to me – friends, family, and myself….
“I initially started shooting on digital but once I picked up the film camera, the digital had to take a back seat. Film was just…