Roger developed his field and cinematography craft first as a speafisherman, and then as a camera assistant to BBC cameraman Justin Maguire, Didier Noirot and Doug Anderson.

He has subsequently shot underwater sequences for Animal Planet/Discovery Networks, National Geographic, the BBC and John Downer Productions, and specialises in working with large charismatic animals such as sharks, whales, dolphins and nile crocodiles.    

To check Roger’s availability for an assignment, contact him via mobile, +27833972222 or email,








In addition to his camerawork, Roger is an experienced stills photographer. He has shot editorial travel stories for Conde Nast, British Airways Traveller, and Sport Diver Magazine, contributed images to National Geographic Traveller and the BBC Natural History Unit, and undertaken commercial assignments for South African Tourism.

Roger’s interest lies in environmental reportage, with a strong bias to ocean and underwater related stories. To view more portfolios, click here…












Manta Ray - First Approach


Dolphin Mating and Male Aggression



Intro to Dolphins: Spy in the Pod

Principal underwater cameraman on this two part series for the BBC, shooting over 100 days in Honduras and Mozambique, and completing over 2000 dives.


Rays Hunting Sequence for Dolphins: Spy in the Pod

Witnessed this behaviour twice in 88 days of filming at sea off Mozambique. Rays swimming speed was just within finning range, had to stop filming for periods in order to keep up. Burnt two 10l Steels in forty minutes during one session, all fimed in deep ranges from between 10m and 25m.


Great White Shark Breaching Sequence for Earthflight 3D

Shot on side by side Red Epics, along with Mike Richards shooting on Photron Mirror Rig, in False bay, South Africa, over a seven day period, for the Earthflight 3D Special.— 



Into the Dragon’s Lair

52 minute documentary produced for NHU Africa on diving with crocodiles in the Okavango Delta, shot and directed by Craig and Damon Foster. Co-production, Narration, Presenter and Camera Operator credits. First broadcast by Animal Planet in 2010. Won Best Underwater Cinematography at Blue Oceans Film festival and nominated for Best Cinematography at 2010 Emmy Awards.


Wild Arabia Diaries

10 minute “Making Of” program at end of Wild Arabia Series, produced by the BBC Natural History Unit, directed by Liz White. Designated behind the scenes cameraman, shooting both topside and underwater.


Life on the Run

10 minute short form documentary on the making of “The Great Tide”, a 52 minute documentary for BBC 1 on the annual sardine run off the coast of South Africa. Underwater Camera Operator credits. Note video quality is poor as only has small rez copy, but you get the idea!


Unknown Wreck at 75m

Short experiential piece documenting recent dive to explore an unknown wreck believed to be a Union Castle vessel in 75 meters of water. She is lying upright, with her bow broken off, probably as a result of impact with the bottom. We were graced with clean water and no current, which made for a phenomenal dive. Bottom time of 30mins, total run time of 110 minutes.