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Jürgen Schadeberg in 1955 with trainee photographers at Drum, Peter Magubane, left, and Bob Gosani. Both became well-known photographers. © Jürgen Schadeberg

Jürgen Schadeberg: chronicler of life across apartheid’s divides

The gift of his images lies in their depiction of the social worlds that apartheid sought to destroy, but that live on through the photographs.
Buddhist Retreat, near Ixopo (2003) Santu Mofokeng/Santu Mofokeng Foundation

Santu Mofokeng: master photographer who chased down shadows

No South African photographer leaves a more substantial legacy than Santu Mofokeng. He was adept at mapping interior worlds through haunting images of black life and, above all, his landscapes.

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