Noor Khamis

Noor Khamis is a former Reuters Photograper/Editor, covering the wider East, Central and Horn of Africa Region where he worked for close to ten years, before then, he was in a staff position at the United Nations headquarters in Gigiri with (IRIN) in the position of an editor. He also worked in the same positions at the Standard Newspaper and the People Daily.

Noor has won several top awards during his long career stretching close to 30 years. On one occasion one of his provoking images from a swearing in ceremony at State House Nairobi in 2006 resulted him barred from covering any Presidential function at the State venue for over three years.

His long career has seen him at the center of breaking news events, like the Westgate Mall attack, the Garisa University attack, US embassy bombing and the violence that visited the aftermath of the 2007 disputed Presidential Elections, just to mention but a few.  

Katie Simmonds blurb

Katie Simmonds is a photographer, visual storyteller and the manager of Canon’s sustainability programme, Miraisha, based in Africa.

Katie started her career working as a press photographer. She has collaborated and worked alongside countless reputable and awarding photo organizations in the industry including: Ian Parry, World Press Photo, Visa pour l’image, and Getty Images.

Antony Trivet

Antony Trivet is a Kenyan Wedding Fashion and Portraiture professional photographer, editor and visual media instructor with a strong background in executive portraiture and commercial illustrative photography.

His approach to photography is exceptionally artistic and photo journalistic banking on a brilliant end-result script.

He was The Winner of Sony World Photography Awards 2018 Kenya National Award, the winner of the Canon Selphy Street Photography Competition 2016, a top finalist in the Nikon Kenya Photo Summit, and recognised as one of the Top 40 Best Kenyan Photographers by CRBC.

A mentor at Mwelu Foundation,photography Tutor at Africa Film And Television Talent Training Institute and Africa Digital Media Institute.

John Wambugu

John Wambugu is an award winning documentary photographer and Filmmaker he is also a Canon certified Trainer for Africa and a UN global goals advocate.He is the founder of MindMe International a Non-Profit based in Kenya and is passionate about the development agenda for Africa and how media can be used for sustainable development.