David Rogers is a wildlife and landscape photographer, author, photographic teacher and guide.
David is from Cape Town and attended school at Bishops. His grandfather Erik Rosenthal was a prodigious authority on South African history and a well known author.
After his degree in environmental science at University of Cape Town, David was considering becoming a teacher but decided to put this on hold until he had more world experience.
He worked for two years at Reader’s Digest where he worked on special books including the Guide to Game Reserves of South Africa.
After working as an industrial editor, he began work at Getaway magazine where was involved with some 200 features and 24 covers and won many awards.
As a freelance journalist since 2000, he has written many features for leading magazines such as Africa Geographic,Geo, Travel Africa, National Geographic Traveller and Conde Nast USA.
He also has written 12 books, which focus on Africa’s greatest destinations, landscapes, safari lodges and photography. His book Living Landscapes focussed on all the biomes of Southern Africa and featured his images.
He met Jenni Saunders in 2000, and they have worked together for many years building a family and a business based on travel. David has been guiding as a private photographic guide for some 12 years, specializing in Zambia, Kenya, Botswana and South Africa. He also runs workshops in Cape Town.
David has done commercial photo shoots for many of the top safari lodges in Africa, which are featured in his 6 books on safari lodges.
He founded the Steenberg Photographic Club in Cape Town and is involved with teaching children and helping them find creativity, and earn a living doing photography.
While conservation and writing are his main interest, David is very involved in the travel industry as a guide, blog and itinerary planner.