After completing a postgraduate diploma in photojournalism at the London College of Communication (formerly London College of Printing) in 2001, I have worked extensively from the African Continent. I am currently located in Cape Town, South Africa

I am signed with Polaris (US), and AMO (Africa Media Online) in South Africa and have previously worked as a Reuters stringer.

I have undertaken a wide variety of commissioned assignments for NGO’s and international agencies including UNAIDS, UN-WHO, the Clinton Foundation and have worked extensively with agencies including UN OCHA-Somalia, UN-WFP and Save the Children.  I have also undertaken assignments for a wide variety of multinational companies including Old Mutual, Shell Oil, Penguin Books Publishers, British American Insurance and British American Tobacco.

Work has been published in the New York Times, Independent (UK), Observer (UK), Grazia, Essence Magazine (US) amongst many others mostly published and commissioned through agencies.

Photographs taken during the Kenyan Election Upheaval received an Honourable Mention at the Prix de la Photographie Awards (2009) and work undertaken during the FIFA World Cup 2010 and in conjunction with UN-OCHA Somalia in Somaliland in 2011 received Merit Awards at the International Aperture Awards (2010) in recognition of Excellence in Photojournalism for work undertaken.

Work undertaken in Mogadishu, Somalia in conjunction with AMISOM (African Peace-keeping mission in Somalia), UN-WFP, work in a Mental Home in Mogadishu (La Presse Newspaper - Canada) as well as a long-term personal project ‘Everyday Life on an African Housing Estate’ in Mombasa, Kenya in 2012 received Merit Awards at the International Loupe Awards (2012) in recognition of Excellence in the People and Portrait and Photojournalism categories for

I was a Nominee at the 6th Annual Photography Masters Awards (2012) in the Children of the World, Photojournalism and Portrait Categories. I was a Nominee at the 6th Annual Photography Masters Awards (2012) in the Children of the World, Photojournalism and Portrait Categories and achieved 3rd Place and an Honor of Distinction at the 7th Annual Photography Masters Awards (2014) in the Children of the World Category as well as nominations in the Photojournalism and People Categories.

5 Images from South Sudan also received 5 nominations in the Children of the World, Portrait and Photojournalism categories of the 8th Annual International Color Awards (2015).

‘The Other Side’ – a long-term 3-year focus on a colored community in South Africa and a more general look at how barriers of race and wealth affect the community and landscape received a number of nominations and honourable mentions at the International Loupe Awards in 2013 and at the 7th and 8th International Color Awards in 2014 and 2015 in the People, Photojournalism and Children of the World categories.  An image from the collection attained a 3rd Place Honour of Distinction in the latter category in 2014.

5 images from a long-term project ‘A Changing Landscape’ looking at the archaic communities of the Karoo in the Northern Cape of South Africa and the unprecedented changes looming and the uncertainty that modernity has brought with it, received nominations at the 10th Annual International Color Awards (2017) in the People Category.

1 images from 'Cross Dressing Beauty Pageants in Cape Town' received an Honorable Mention in the People Category at the 11th Annual International Color Awards (2018) and another received a nomination in the People Category.