Early October 2014 I received an email from Corinne Martin who is Head of Communications for Mairie de Ramonville Saint-Agne in France, requesting permission to use one of my photos that I uploaded to Wiki Commons.
Great to see my photo in an overseas publication
In May 2013, I entered my Charging Leopard photo in a competition held by US Embassy Pretoria (US Mission to South Africa). From all the entrants, it was placed 2nd by the judges.
In October 2011, I decided to publish my experiences, based on my visit to Addo Elephant National Park, in a Kindle book.
Its available for purchase and download from Amazon
During the course of September 2013, Wikimedia South Africa once again held a local project called Wiki Loves Monuments during the month of September which is South Africa's Heritage month.
I was ecstatic to find out that my one submission (Valley of Desolation) won 1st Prize in the Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 South Africa.
I also won the 1st prize for the most uploads during the month of September 2013.
More info on this can be found (...)
Every now and again, I enter my photos into various competitions.
Winning photos were published in a (...)
In 2011, I was approached to write an article on the copyright of images. Firstly, I am no writer and secondly, this topic is very important to me because many people are ignorant when it comes to downloading content off the internet.
When writing the article, I wrote it in laymens terms so anyone can understand without getting confused.
"The internet has existed for many years and there is a certain degree of ignorance when it comes to downloading anything from the (...)
I was fortunate enough to have one of my photos as Picture of the Day in April 2012 and another one of my photos (the charging leopard), was a finalist (15th place) out of over 700 photographs in Picture of the Year 2010.
During the course of September 2012, Wikimedia South Africa started a local project called Wiki Loves Monuments the month of September which is South Africa's Heritage month.
Photos of monuments were to be uploaded onto Wikimedia Commons. My story can be found here: (My pseudonym on some websites, is Leo_za1)