Colin Stephenson has travelled extensively throughout the Western Cape, Garden Route, Klein Karoo and Great Karoo in South Africa building up a library of Southern African travel photography and travel photo-documentary images. Our team are flexible in terms of travel and have experience photographing people and places on location, in towns and cities and in the landscape. From fine art landscape photographic essays, botanical photographic studies, editorial photography and portraiture, Luxury Hotel and Lodge Photography to commercial tourism photo commissions we can plan and execute your photographic requirements.


“A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words” ~ Ansel Adams

Travel documentary photography involves the documentation of an area’s landscape, people, cultures, customs and history. The Colin Stephenson Photography team consist of professional South African travel documentary photographers and film makers, we believe a great travel documentary photograph as an image that; expresses the unique feeling of a time and place, that truthfully portrays a land, and that captures its people and culture with empathy in its natural state. We pride ourselves in capturing the most intense and beautiful travel documentary photographs by taking the time and the care to honour our subject in all that is documented, and to portray them as they are.

Having worked with publications, magazines, hotel and lodge owners as well as commercial tourism companies and regional tourism boards we understand the breadth of the travel photography required for tourism marketing images. We will take the time to flesh out a clear brief and travel photographic shoot list with each client then plan the trip and all travel requirements to allow us to gain access to the area and communities you need to document. More than anything we love taking pictures, and enjoy the challenge and the research involved in documenting new places.