Obie encompasses a decades-long sweep of his lifeÆs work and covers the globe. It is part coffee-table book, part travelogue, part autobiography and part storybook, with a bit of philosophy thrown in for good measure.
Although for many visitors the Kalahari evokes images of winter game drives in a vast desert of thirsty red sands, it is the capricious summer landscape that has been luring painter and photographer Robert Grogan back to this region for more than 30 years.
Our desire to view, capture and share our experiences is obvious in more than a century of travel photography. In Africa, there is probably no single entity that has produced as many varied images as Getaway.
Using this unassuming house as the setting, 8115: A Prisoner's Home collects some of Kumalo's most historically important and beautiful images of the Mandela family and their home, giving us a unique insight into the life of the family who would have a profound effect on South Africa's political landscape.
The book is a celebration of the South African celebrity and showcases some of the most popular influencers in our country today. Each image was taken during the making of the television series ôThe Close Upö which since 2011 has enjoyed an audience of more that 500 000 viewers a week on e.tv.
Through personal stories, recipes, historical images and Craig FraserÆs beautiful visuals, Bo-Kaap Kitchen reveals the heart of the Cape Malay people, their history and identity, distinctive architecture and language.
'Johannesburg is a fragmented city. It is not a place of smoothly integrated parts. And it has a name that does not roll easily off the tongue.' So begins David Goldblatt's introduction to TJ, a book of photographs of Johannesburg: the City of Gold, Chowburg, eGoli, Jozi, Goutini, Duiwel's Dorp.
Cape Town then and now is a unique visual portrait of Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, contrasting rare archival photographs with stunning contemporary views. The book draws on the superb photographic collections of the Western Cape archives, including the work of Arthur Elliott, Thomas Ravenscroft and Henry Steer.
More than 1 000 mammal species occur in Africa south of the Sahara desert. A photographic guide to mammals of Southern, Central and East Africa was compiled with a view to easing identification of many of the larger and more conspicuous mammals in the region, as well as some of the smaller and more unusual ones.
Mountains in the Sea takes the reader on an exploration of The Table Mountain National Park through a visual feast that tells the story of the mountain chain that defines Cape Town, dipping its toe into the ocean at Cape Point at its southern end, rising rugged and varied along its spine, and standing flat-topped and majestic.
Namibia's Skeleton Coast is one of the most inhospitable regions in the world. Over the centuries, merciless storms, dense fog banks and strong currents have spelt doom for many ships whose broken hulls now line this coastline like forgotten tombstones.
On 16 August 2012, a contingent of the South African police service opened fire with R5 assault rifles on a group of striking miners on and around Wonderkop near the Marikana platinum mine in South AfricaÆs North West province.
This photographic guide to the wildlife of East Africa is an accessible introduction to the region's more conspicuous and interesting mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, insects, flowers and trees. This book is an invaluable guide for visitors to national parks and other wildlife-rich places in East Africa and is a handy size for travel.
South Africa is a land of many different cultures and diverse values û a mix that is at once the root of its many challenges and the bud of its great potential. But on one thing there is general accord: this is a beautiful land, and the traveller is faced with an almost unlimited choice of what to see and do.