Paul Botes

Photographer @ Picture Editor for The Mail & Guardian / Based in Johannesburg, Gauteng

Career History Picture Editor - The Continent 2020 - Present Picture Editor Mail & Guardian 2006 - Present Lecturer/ Assessor Market Photo Workshop 2010 - Present Judge Uganda Press Photo Award(UPPA) - 2019 - Present Freelance... read on
Focus: Photographer, News, Photo Editor, Photography
 
About
Available in Johannesburg, Gauteng
Focused on Photographer, News, Photo Editor, Photography
Languages Spoken: English, Afrikaans
Years of experience: More than 10
Career History
Picture Editor - The Continent 2020 - Present
Picture Editor Mail & Guardian 2006 - Present
Lecturer/ Assessor Market Photo Workshop 2010 - Present
Judge Uganda Press Photo Award(UPPA) - 2019 - Present
Freelance Photographer - Time Magazine, BBC Focus on Africa, Guardian UK, The Observer UK, Financial Mail Germany, Intersection UK, Sunday Times, Focus Germany, Brandeins Germany, Sunday Magazine Australia, SL Magazine, City Press, Volkskrant Holland, The Australian, Reuters, Associated Press, MSF, Bhekisisa Centre for Health, Amnesty International, HRW
Photographer /Advocacy for Medecines Sans Frontieres Lebanon 2000-2001.
Awards/Exhibitions
2018
Winner Contemporary African Photographic Award Switzerland
2016
Exhibition SA Workers Museum Johannesburg 2016
2014
Winner Open Society Audience Engagement Grant New York          
Winner Standard Bank Sikuvile Photography Award          
Finalist Standard Bank Sikuvile Enterprise Journalism Awards          
Winner Gauteng Vodacom Journalist of the Year Award Photography
2011
Winner Gauteng Vodacom Journalist of the Year South Africa Award.
2005
Winner Abdul Shariff Award in Humanistic Photography South Africa          
Nomination Joop Swart Masterclass World Press Photo          
Winner Portfolio Feature contemporary Fuji Press awards          
2nd prize Feature contemporary single Fuji Press Awards        
Highly commended Picture story Fuji Press Awards
2003
Nomination Joop Swart Masterclass World Press Photo          
Winner Abdul Shariff Award in Humanistic photography South Africa

References
Gary Knight Co-founder VII Photo Agency Co-founder and CEO VII Foundation Email: gmk@garyknight.org
Khadija Patel - International Fund for Public Interest Media email: khadija@khadijapatel.co.za
Angela Quintal - CPJ Africa Programme Coordinator email: aquintal@cpj.org 
Nic Dawes - Executive Director at @TheCityNY email: nic.dawes@gmail.com 
Greg Marinovich Photographer, Author, Lecturer Pulitzer Prize Winner email: marinovichg@gmail.com