Kirsten has been awarded in numerous international photographic competitions, and after completing his studies, Kirsten secured a job as a photographic guide at Mashatu Game Reserve, where he shared his knowledge on wildlife photography and the natural environment with guests. He was awarded overall winner of 2017 Botswana’s Wildlife Photographer of The Year for his captivating portfolio created at Mashatu.
Kirsten now leads cultural and wildlife photo tours worldwide in association with ORYX Photographic Expeditions. He works to craft the very best photo tour experiences and travels with guests to the world’s most awe-inspiring photographic destinations while providing hands-on photographic tutoring. Kirsten has since led tours in Kenya, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa and looks forward to exploring South America and Antarctica in 2019.
As one of ORXY’s youngest Photo Tour Leaders, Kirsten’s future expeditions are sure to be exciting adventures that push the boundaries in search of incredible imagery!