Posts by Michael van Rooyen

Michael van Rooyen is a freelance photographer based in Cape Town, South Africa. Hailing from a background in graphic design and art direction, photography later became his preferred medium of visual expression. When not shooting for commercial clients, Michael enjoys applying his photographic skills to document his various travels and adventures, which have taken him as far afield as Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Madagascar and Ethiopia to mention just a few.

Conservation, Photography, Videos

My very first impression of Madagascar was the smell of smouldering fires. I was more than ten miles out to sea in a 35ft catamaran, having just caught a ride across the Mozambique Channel with two fellow South Africans, when


Africa Geographic