Gurcharan Roopra an automotive engineer who studied and worked in the UK for 10 years, is currently a director at Rock Plant Kenya Ltd; authorized dealers for Hitachi.
Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, he discovered, appreciated and respected Nature from an early age. This formed the birth of his interest in photography in an attempt to capture the experiences.
He spends every free minute outdoor with his lenses, capturing the wild.
He has won & featured as a finalist in multiple prestigious photography awards including Nature’s Best Africa and The Greatest Maasai Mara Competition.
His commitment to the cause of Pristine Earth and devotion to many conservation initiatives has seen him grace book covers of “Nomad magazine and Big Cat Trails”.
Time and passion were great mentors as everything just clicked. He now purposes to travel to the wilderness for more as he continues to develop and hone his skills to become one of the most noted nature photographers in Africa.
He’s regularly invited to lead wildlife photography workshops in Kenya and beyond.
REINOUT DUJARDIN is a leading advertising photographer in the East-African region based in Kampala for the past fifteen years. He is the founder and Managing Director of Fire Red Uganda limited, an all-round advertising photography production company and specializes in product and conceptual photography.
Born in Rwanda and having grown up in Thailand and Kenya, his work and view on life is inspired by his multicultural and international background. From Uganda, where he has been based for over a decade, he has created a vast network of clients in the ever so exciting advertising industry all across East Africa.
He is known for bringing an artistic touch to commercial photography. Reinout proudly contributed to advertising campaigns created by Scanad Uganda, winner of two of the prestigious Loeries 2014 awards, including a craft certificate in the photography category. This serves as a true testimony of the quality of his work and elevates him amongst the best advertising photographers in Africa and the Middle East
Hendri Lombard’s unique combination of creative vision, technical awareness and boundless resources, defines him today as successful commercial and brand photographer.
With a degree in Information design from the University of Pretoria, he always had an inclination towards the visual arts which made the perfect marriage between photography and art.
Having more than 10 years experience as professional photographer, Hendri has done work for a variety of established brands globally which include Vodacom, Barclays Bank, Coke, WWF, Unilever and Toyota to mention a few.
In addition to his commercial pursuits, Hendri’s fascination with life, travel and his space has culminated into an impressive body of personal work, which has gained him the recognition beyond what he does.
In the corporate world, Hendri’s work has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Annual Report of African Barirck Gold.