Karel Prinsloo is an award-winning Namibian photographer who has been working mainly in Africa for almost thirty years. He has covered for the most part conflicts and humanitarian work in Africa and the Middle East. He was based in Nairobi for a decade as the Associated Press's Chief photographer for East Africa. He also worked at the Associated Press's base in London as a picture editor for Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Currently, he is a freelance multi-media specialist working for various NGO's like UNICEF, WFP, GAVI, and IFAW as well as for major international news media from his base in Paris, France.
Karel has won numerous awards including the South African Photographer Of The Year and the second prize news stories of the World Press Photo Awards in 2000 for his coverage of the devastating Mozambique floods. He has been a CNN African Journalist of the Year photography runner-up.
He has been published in all the world's major publications including the New York Times, Time magazine, Newsweek, and Paris Match among a few.
Karel is available for assignments and can be CONTACTED at email@example.com
This webpage is dedicated to the memory of our friend Anton Hammerl who was killed on April 5, 2011, in Libya. He was one of a kind.