PHOTOJOURNALIST. DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHER. WRITER.
Lizane Louw is a South African photojournalist and documentary photographer currently residing in South Korea.
Lizane is a very passionate photographer and photojournalist who's interest in news and current events initiated an interest in a career in journalism and she has been working in the Media Industry in South Africa since August 2007. She worked as a contract photojournalist for publications of Media 24, Rapport, Kaap Rapport and Die Burger until December 2010. Over the last 5 years she had photographs and features published in Die Burger, Rapport, Huisgenoot, You, The Argus, Cape Times, Mango Magazine, NRC, Nederlandse Handelsblad, The Royal Institute of Fine Art, Stockholm and various other print publications. As a freelance photojournalist she contributes images to the Gallo Image Library and Africamediaonline.
She is currently pursuing a freelance career in photojournalism and documentary photography. Her current projects focuses on Urban Landscape Photography, Humanitarian Photography and Social Documentary of communities and cultures around the world.
"My aim with photojournalism and documentary photography is to put focus on the human condition and to create an awareness of the events that I document through visual storytelling. I want to inform, enlighten, educate and guide people to make the change in the world that they want to see."