Cape Town photographer Michael Walker is the photo editor for the Cape Times. He is Lewis Pugh’s official photographer and in 2010 accompanied Lewis to the foot of Mt Everest to capture the highest cold water swim in history. Michael is available for private assignments on request.
For many years Michael has been behind the lens shooting in Australia, Europe, Asia, Africa and USA. Accolades include numerous awards and the daily satisfaction of achieving excellence.
His professionalism and aptitude enables Michael to shoot way beyond his clients' expectations and with a photojournalism background Michael is comfortable in all environments and situations.
At the age of 4, Michael took his first leap into photography when he borrowed his mothers Kodak instamatic and shot his first photo essay. With the help of Tom Thumb fire crackers and the Lone Ranger, the passion was ignited.