BIO

South African born Louis Daniel Botha, grew up in a small town close to the city of johannesburg. He studied medicine after school and discovered his passion for photography while busy with his course. With scant time available, he had to divide his time between the medical field and photography.

He started traveling, initially locally, then internationally to the USA and UK. From there his passion grew and he started working with numerous clients, including GQ, Men's health, Woman's health, Glamour, King Kong, Carbon Copy, Caleo, D' scene and others.

Still in the prime of his career, he has much to do and travels frequently, focusing mainly on photography at present.

His main interest is fashion and portraiture, with a niche appreciation of the male physique, He draws inspiration from the likes of Helmut Newton, Horst P Horst, Robert Mapplethorphe, Ansel Adams and Mariano Vivanco, to name but a few.

Louis is also involved with commercial work.

Currently, he is working on several projects, including a book tentatively titled, 'men in fashion-raw'.

Louis currently lives in Johannesburg, south africa.

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