Facebook Group for African Photographers (and those working with African photography)

You may or may not know that Africa Media Online hosts a Facebook group geared specifically at informing and empowering African photographers. While we do have some international photographers subscribed to the group, the resource is really there primarily to further the work and careers of African photographers. So if you are an African photographer … Read More

Searching within a photographer's collection

Picture buyers regularly come to the Africa Media Online picture library looking for the work of a particular African photographer. Here’s a short tutorial in how to find a specific image that you might be looking for if you already know the photographer. For my previous blog post I had to do just this. I  … Read More

Report from Buenos Aires exhibition

Above: A fragment of “Cassarinas at Dawn, Maputo, Mozambique” by David Larsen, is one of the images that forms part of the IZWE de Africa exhibition that has travelled to Buenos Aires, Argentina as part of a cultural exchange programme. Clare Louise Thomas writes to participating photographers from Buenos Aires: So, we opened the exhibition … Read More

Emerging South African Photographers Feature in South American Exhibition and Launch of Africa Media Online's Art Print Range

The Izwe exhibition featuring the works of South African photographers in a prestigious venue in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A collaboration between Africa Media Online and Proyecto 34°S, this six-week exhibition provides a mix of emerging and established photographers with the chance to share their views on Contemporary African Culture. Proyecto 34°S is an artistic exchange … Read More

Johannesburg and Kenyan Pro Photographers Take Top Honours in the First African Photo Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Winner of the “Tudor Sigma African Photo Entrepreneur of the Year Award” for 2008, Karen Agenbag (centre) with Africa Media Online’s Media Manager, Dominique Le Roux (left) and Africa Media Online’s Managing Director, David Larsen (right). PHOTO: Alan Nambiar The 2008 African Photo Entrepreneur of Year Awards Pietermaritzburg, South Africa: November 12, 2008 A Johannesburg … Read More

Twenty-Seven African Photographers Through to Final Stage of the African Photo Entrepreneur Programme

Picture Above: Participants in the African Photo Entrepreneur Programme and Africa Media Online staff during a team building exercise run by Over the Top Adventures at the start of the Global Competitive Masterclass at the Old Prison Conference Centre in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. From left to right: Melinda De Villiers (Keyworder – AMO), Kevin Factor … Read More

What You Said About Africa Media Online's 2008 Digital Campus

Picture Above: Africa Media Online staff and participants in the African Photo Entrepreneur Programme in the pub at the Ascot Conference Centre during the Pietermaritzburg Digital Campus. From left to right: Maryann Shaw (APEP participant – South Africa), Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi (APEP participant – Zimbabwe) Lungile Kunene (Sales Assistant, AMO), Julius Mwelu (APEP participant – Kenya), … Read More

World Press Photo adds value to African Photo Entrepreneur Programme

Picture Above: Africa Media Online’s Digital Campus is being run in Joburg this week after a brilliant week at the Cape Town School of Photography in Cape Town. The team at the Cape Town School of Photography did a wonderful job of hosting the Digital Campus. This week, Museum Africa and the Market Photo Workshop … Read More