David Rogers is best known for his work at Getaway Magazine. He worked as a full time editor and photojournalist for 7 years from 1993 to 2000. During this time he won several Mondi Awards for his writing and his photography. In particular it was his story Locals are Lekker which captivated a lot of attention and focussed on individual characters all the way from Cape Town to Kosi Bay. David also won merit for his story in Search of the Great Karoo. It was as a photographer that David Rogers really excelled and he was sent on assignments all over Africa. David continued to work for Getaway as a freelancer Download and read or better still please subscribe to
David Rogers wrote and photograph for Africa Geographic while it was a print magazine and focussed on conservation and travel stories for this prestigious magazine. His work on the road through the Wild Coast brought attention to the degradation of one of the most important biodiversity areas in Africa. He also worked on stories about biodiversity and particular flower conservation.
David has used his story telling and photographic abilities to highlight the work done by numerous NGO organisations. This included the North Luangwa Conservation Project in Zambia. He also has done work for Flanders the Belgian NGO on its projects in Africa. David also runs a blog and facebook page called Friends of Zandvlei and Litter Clean Ups which promotes conservation work in Zandvlei Estuary. He is also a newly appointed Trustee of the Lower Breede River Conservation Trust and runs their communications programme.
David has over the years written for a variety of international publications including Travel Africa, Daily Telegraph, National Geographic, Sunday Times in UK and South Africa, as well as Geo magazine in Germany. He has also contributed to travel books in the Frommers series.