Photography stories

March 10, 2014

Tragic loss of entrepreneur, filmmaker and photographer Paul van Schalkwyk ­

NOTICE – MEMORIAL SERVICE – SERVICE 17 MARCH Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in a time of sorrow. Robert Louis […]
April 30, 2014

Eric Lafforgue – Photographer Q&A

Photographs depicting the mesmerising and unique hairstyles of local Himba people from Namibia recently made the rounds on the internet. The eye behind the photographs was […]
May 23, 2014

Namibia Photography Tips – Landscapes, Colours & Moods

Text by resident photographic talent Annabelle Venter Namibia’s Green Season puts a smile on everyone’s face. It’s a great time for photography. Beautiful clouds present great […]
May 28, 2014

Namibian Photographer Profile | Anja Denker

Namibians are a varied lot – difficult to pin down, difficult to describe in one fell swoop.  And yet there exists the prototype Namibian most of […]
July 1, 2014

Namibia – US College Professors Say Namibia is Top Photography Destination

Dennis and Sue describe their visit to Namibia: Amazing – astounding – full of surprises – hugely inspiring – great infrastructure and well prepared for tourists. […]
July 15, 2014

Inspiration Namibia: A photographer’s Dream | Mark Dumbleton Photography Q&A

Mark Dumbleton’s photographs of Namibia often pop up in photography and travel magazines – and it’s no wonder. His images portray the landscapes and wildlife he […]
October 28, 2014

Anja Denker | A World in 3×4 Centimetres

Text and photographs Annabelle Venter FIND HER ON FACEBOOK I arrange to meet Anja Denker, the stamp artist, at her studio early in the morning so […]
November 25, 2014

Wetland wildlife in the Zambezi region

Anja Denker, Namibian wildlife photographer and visual artist, visited Namibia's north-east, the Zambezi region, a place of unparalleled wildlife abundance and striking greenery juxtaposed against the rest of the country's arid, desert Eco-systems. Anja, with a skilled and knowledgeable eye, captured this lush and opulent Eden, shedding light on a road less travelled.
December 2, 2014

HAYDN CREATION| A Tribute to Paul van Schalkwyk

By Elzanne Erasmus The Namibian National Symphony Orchestra and Choir stunned audiences this past weekend with their performance of Haydn’s “The Creation” in tribute to late […]
April 20, 2015

Photographic feature on Paul van Schalkwyk

June 3, 2015

Travel Tips | Photographing People

TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING PEOPLE Make friends with the locals. If you’re planning to take photos of them in their private surroundings, it’s always best to have […]
June 23, 2015

Photography tips – A dream destination

September 3, 2015

Photographic feature by Tony Figueira

Mostly we don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are. Photography changes that, it makes us really notice, appreciate and respect what and who is in front of us.
November 25, 2015

Kalahari Dreaming with Bernd Wasiolka

The Kalahari is a vast and ancient desert system stretching across southern Africa that captured the imagination of a small boy in Bochum, Germany late in the last century. The word itself had a magical ring to it for Bernd Wasiolka, and it was a place he just had to come and explore for himself.
June 9, 2016

Shutter Dreaming – Photography Feature

Acclaimed Namibian photographer, the late Paul van Schalkwyk, had a wonderful way of narrowing down the essence of what it means to be a photographer. In a country like Namibia, those with an eye that loves peering through the viewfinder, and fingers itching to push the shutter button, live with that wandering spirit. Those who are constantly traveling have the added advantage of being more often exposed to bigger and greater moments just yearning to be caught on camera. In this issue’s Photography Feature we highlight four tourism professionals who are frequently immersed in the many marvels of Namibia and let their Canons and Nikons capture the stunning moments before their wandering eyes.
October 31, 2016

Khaudum receives more wildlife

Germany has allocated about N$400 million to the development and management of Namibia's national parks. Recently 200 impalas were released into Khaudum National Park as part of this initiative.
June 14, 2017

Let me be your guide – Photography feature

Few people are in as fortunate and opportune a position to constantly capture amazing photos as tour guides. This season we follow three photographers who mainstream as guides travelling across the country or hosting guests at lodges. Every trip may be unique, and each experience special in its own way, but you can be sure that it is your guide that will make your journey to Namibia unforgettable!
June 21, 2017

Photo feature – Tarry Butcher

A happy snappy borrowed from my parents got me interested in photography from a young age, but it was obviously limited in what I expected from a camera. I bought my first proper camera when I was working on the Orange River as a river guide. Being out on the water every day I saw the most amazing birds, wildlife and scenery and I needed a camera that could capture these magical moments perfectly.
February 20, 2019

Phantoms of the Skeleton Coast – Namibia’s desert lions

Salvadora persica, which goes by many common names such as miswak and arak in Arabia, or the mustard bush or toothbrush tree because its twigs can be used as a natural toothbrush.
March 5, 2019

Picture perfect pitstops in Swakopmund

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