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gold star Jake Lyell Photography, LLC

Jake Lyell

Kampala, Uganda

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Jake Lyell is a documentary photographer based in East Africa (Uganda and Tanzania). He works primarily for humanitarian and non-profit agencies or editorial publications covering development issues. Clients include UNICEF, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Heifer International, Corbis, the United Way, Marie Claire Magazine and Conde Nast.

gold star Axel Fassio Photography

Axel Fassio

Axel Fassio

Nairobi, Kenya

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Award winning Italian photographer Axel Fassio possesses an original vision with an acute aesthetic sense, specializing in shooting travel, reportage, landscape and architectural imagery. His photography has been the focus of several exhibitions in London, Paris, Rome, New York, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires and features on a wide range of medias, from Conde Nast to Travel&Leisure, Discovery Channel to National Geographic, from The Wall Street Journal to The New York Times and on travel guides spanning from Lonely Planet to Wallpaper City Guides. His photography reflects a distinct vision and style, his images narrate stories, illustrate concepts and revel in the sheer beauty of one moment. Regular photographer for NGO and travel industry clients, Axel is available for worldwide assignments either through his agent, Getty Images, or through direct contact.

blue star Patrick Bentley Photography

Patrick Bentley

Lusaka, Zambia

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Patrick Bentley is a professional photographer based in Zambia. He was born in the Copperbelt and grew up in the remote bush of Zambia's North-western Province where he developed a passion for both wildlife and photography.

Patrick's photography has received international recognition; most recently a 'highly commended' in the 2009 BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition and a 'highly honoured' in the 2009 Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards.

blue star Emad Omar Photography

Emad Omar

Cairo, Egypt

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Member of Board of the Arab Union of Photographers in Hamburg

Professional freelance photographer located in Cairo, offers a complete range of photography and photographic services to meet all needs; Portraits, Events, commercial

blue star Stephen Mudiari

Stephen Mudiari

Stephen Mudiari

Nairobi, Kenya

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Stephen Mudiari is a freelance photojournalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. He is currently attached to Nation Media Group Ltd, where he has been since 2001. He has won numerous awards in photography.

He has traveled to Mogadishu in Somali, Khartoum and Darfur in Sudan, Juba, Malakal in Southern Sudan, Arusha in Tanzania while on assignement in the region.

He is available for assignment in the East African region.

Ed Suter Photography

Ed Suter

Ed Suter

Cape Town, South Africa

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I have worked in the UK as an on-set photographer for Channel 4 and the BBC. Since moving to South Africa , I work a lot as an editorial photographer for a number of magazines. I also work as a commercial photographer and an on-set stills photographer for film companies in South Africa. In June 2012 my book "Sharp Sharp", a look at great style on the streets of South Africa was published, its a colourful, quirky and fun look at the fashion, graphics and street art found in downtown South Africa.

Magic In Motion

Barry Bezuidenhout

Cape Town, South Africa

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43 year old, South African based Photographer with over 20 years International experience.

Can shoot anything from Fashion to Advertising to Travel.

I also have a Photographic Production Company and we work all over Sth Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.

I also have partners in India, Dubai, Europe and South America.

I look forward to receiving your brief.

Best wishes from sunny Cape Town.

Barry

Lola Kolyada Photography

Lola Kolyada

Lola Kolyada

Nyali, Kenya

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Lola Kolyada Photographer

Available for travel worldwide

As a professional Photographer - I have a portfolio of sample photo shots that have been used various Russian magazines and models advertisements :

• «Maxim» Magazine

• «Top Night Life» Magazine

• Model Agency Renessans

• «Mercury» Magazine

• Russian Fashion Week ( 2006-2009, Moscow )

• Magazine & web portal

• Magazine & web portal

Oryema Kennedy

Kennedy Oryema

Kennedy Oryema

Kampala, Uganda

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I have covered the LRA war in northern Uganda and Southern Sudan for The New Vision Newpaper since 1996. I have also handled various photo stories including male circumcision by the Bagisu in eastern Uganda.

I have covered night commuters in Gulu District in northern Uganda and abducted children killed during a fight with Uganda People's Defence Forces in Lira , northern Uganda.

Michael Mute Images

Michael Mute

Michael Mute

Nairobi, Kenya

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Am an experienced professional FREELANCE photographer/Journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. I have over 14 years of photography experience, with extensive focus on NEWS and FEATURES in the EASTERN AFRICA region, from studio photography to PRESS PHOTOJOURNALISM.

My photojournalism & artistic mix is applied to PR, EVENTS, FASHION, Modeling(PORTFOLIO), CELEBRITY, DOCUMENTARY, WEDDING & Product Photography. Also website pictures for organizations and individuals.

I worked with Nation Media Group, East Africa Magazines, also images published by mainstream newspapers& Magazines like The standard, The star, Business Daily, Taifa Leo, The East African, Move Magazine, Drum magazine, Twende Magazine, Passion Magazine and New York Essence magazine among others.

Also video production.

Tom Maruko Photographer

Tom Maruko

Tom Maruko

Nairobi, Kenya

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Tom Maruko is a Kenyan Independent Photojournalist based in Nairobi Kenyan Capital for the last 12 years covering; News, Humanitarian & Health, Environment & Nature, wildlife and developmental progress of Kenya and East Africa Region.

I do under take reportage images for international Organisations i.e EPA and Telesud TV in these regions as well.

I have a vast experience in covering events within the East and Central African Region (even in Somalia) as a Photographer/Videographer/editor.

I use Canon as DSLR on bought photography and Full HD Video.

PSP Productions

Philip Schedler

Philip Schedler

Johannesburg, South Africa

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Professional Photographer & Video Producer based out of Johannesburg, South Africa. Work on assignment throughout the African continent and Worldwide.

Specialities: Advertising, Commercial, Industrial, Mining and Editorial feature work.

Aerial photography using my own UAV camera drone.

Video Production for corporate features, project documentaries, training and safety induction, TV commercials.

Extensive experience on the African continent and worldwide.

Portfolio and Showreel available on request.

New Therapist

John Soderlund

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

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John Soderlund is a portrait and panoramic photographer, specialising in multimedia exhibitions and projects. His fine art photographic work is held by collectors in several countries.

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Gavin Roberts

Cape Town, South Africa

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I am a photographer that enjoys shooting things, with a camera that is. I also do Video work like documentaries and anything exciting. I like to think outside the box, not do the conventional really and explore. I enjoy ruffling peoples feathers by presenting things in a different light.

Please feel free to drop me an email to discuss your next project and maybe we can do something extraordinary together.

Jesse Kate Kramer Photography

Jesse Kramer

Cape Town, South Africa

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Specialising in performance, portrait & theatrical photography. I document rehearsals, performances, events & experiences. I love to tell a visual story and am particularly interested in design, community & environmental issues.

Youssef Elgarhy Photography

Youssef Elgarhy

Dokki, Egypt

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Youssef Elgarhy an IT Manager, born and raised in Cairo, Egypt.

Youssef has been acclaimed as a rising talent in the field, with a wide-ranging portfolio featuring food, products, landscapes and hotels/restaurants interiors.

Often when, new media designers struggle to satisfy a client's expectations, they complain that the clients "don't know what they want." In my experience this simply reflects a lack of imagination and communication. As the pioneering new media designer and filmmaker Hillman Kurtis put it: "Part of the process of making the invisible visible is pulling that often seemingly invisible desire out of the space between what clients say and what we hear." This simply yet profound concept informs every aspect of my relationship with clients - my distinctive approach unlocks

Hassan Ibrahim Hassan

Hassan Ibrahim

Cairo, Egypt

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Hassan Ibrahim work as the main photographer for the daily news Egypt and is located in Cairo. Through his more than 20 years career and experience as photographer for Tv shows, magazines and news papers and his work as fashion-and beauty photographer and also interior photographer, he is always on the pulse of the time.

Because of his passion for photography and his endeavour for always the perfect shoot he is able to let the viewer feel the moods and emotions of his motives, as well as the correct interplay of light and colours he put objects in the perfect scene with his camera.

Don’t hesitate to contact me to talk about your needs..

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Photojournalism

Fashion and beauty photo

Interior and moor

Jerry Riley Photography

Jerry Riley

Nairobi, Kenya

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I am experienced in all aspects of photography, both film and digital. I have worked in the Canadian Arctic (Baffin Island), Nepal, Peru, India, Georgia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia. My main interests are editorial, architecture and travel photography. My work includes: architecture (interiors and exteriors), hotels, resorts, safari camps, project documentation, editorial and portraiture. I have certificates from the United Nations for security in the field training. Valid Canadian passport and international drivers license. CV available on request.

Darrin Henry Photography

Darrin Henry

, Saint Helena

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I'm a professional photographer from the Island of St Helena working every day on the photography blog, What The Saints Did Next. I have an extensive background in micro-stock, modelling portfolios and photo-journalism. I'm as comfortable using my own studio lighting as I am producing strobist work in challenging locations. My new passion with the camera is travel and street photography, a lot of which can be seen on the blog.

Melscene Photography

Eric Kabuthia

Nairobi, Kenya

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Eric Kabuthia is a photographer based in Nairobi. He is passionate about photography and feels blessed to do what he loves.

Oxygeniouz Africa, NIOUZ S.A.R.L

Ny Aina Rakotondrazafy

Antananarivo, Madagascar

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As a Biologist and an herpetologist since 2000
A Photographer specializing in documentary photography and reporting since 2008.
Oxygeniouz Africa is a member of Union of Professionnal Photographers in Madagascar.
Oxygeniouz Africa's activities are oriented in training in photography and education of young people by photography. We are
Oxygeniouz Africa is also involved in organizing photographic events in Madagascar such as Safari Photo, Marathon Photo, Jam Photo.
Oxygeniouz Africa also offers its services in photographic coverage of institutional and individual events such as fashion events, sports, weddings and other types of assignements to immortalize and document your most precious moments.

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