P h o t o g r a p h y   b y   L e b u r u   M a h u m a p e l o



Pictures provide an important social mirror to any society and their power lies in commenting about different situations. The pictures on this website reveal the richness of an ordinary person’s relationship with the world.


My photographic work is not assignment driven but mostly self initiated which gives me the freedom to capture and look at moments as I see them.


My focus is to develop a wide and ambitious portfolio. South Africa has many places that are an awesome spectacle and the lens can be used to share some of the experiences and untold stories.


Photographs which include portraits, landscape, cityscapes, cultural diversity, abstracts, community lifestyles and buildings will be featured. Partly my aim is to help showcase SA as one of the best travel destinations in the world.




Published work

Some of my images have been published in a book called Joburg! The Passion behind a city Volume 1 – 2006 by Affinity Publishing, as well as in the Joburg book, Volume 2 – 2008


Other images can be viewed on



“I have an underwater camera just in case I crash my car into a river, and at the last minute I see a photo opportunity of a fish that I have never seen.” Mitch Hedberg