#TAKEOVER Kim [@kimludbrook ] is the 48 year old Regional Chief photographer Africa for an international news photo agency, EPA Photos, based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The 20 year career photojournalist and Canon Ambassador covers major news, features and sports events, both in Africa and internationally for EPA Photos, a major international news photo agency.
Kim has won numerous awards including Press photographer of the year, Sports photographer of the year and Environmental photographer of the year in South Africa.
On the news front, he has covered and organized the funeral of Nelson Mandela, the civil wars in Libya and Liberia as well as the fall of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the inauguration of Barack Obama, the Madagascar coup de tat, the Kenyan post political violence of 2008, the aftermath of the 2005 Asian Tsunami, well as major news events, both planned and spot news, in South Africa and the rest of Africa.
On the sports front he covered 3 Tour de France races, 2012/2008 Euro soccer, 2010/2006 FIFA World Cup, the 2011 Rugby World Cup, the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics, 2003 cricket World Cup in South Africa, World Cup Swimming, MotoGP, President’s Cup golf, International rugby, All Africa Games etc.
Kim has also held various solo photo exhibitions including 'Mandela 2.8' 'Tour de France' 'Bikers' and 'Contrejour'. Apart from that, he has been published in Time, Newsweek, the NYT, Guardian, Stern, The Times etc
Kim is also a Canon South Africa (@canonrsa ) Ambassador and mentors younger photographers on their paths ~ @kimludbrook our guest curator today
Camera Gear & Lens:
This images was shot on a EOS 1DX and 70-200f4 IS.
For sport I use: 2x EOS 1DX, 16-35, 70-200, 100-400 is
For news/features: 2x5D mark4, 28 f2, 35 f2, 50, f1.8 ...
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