“Few SA artists can productively be called raconteurs, as in a skilful teller of anecdotes. Most are simply too glum - solemn, too - when spinning yarns around their work. If only more artists, in particular photographers, could be like Obie Oberholzer.” - Sean O’Toole, Financial Mail
Veteran lens man and arch raconteur
Legendary South African photographer
Renowned photographer, former fine arts photography lecturer and vibrant and colourful traveller.
Diesel and Dust offers visually stimulating images of Africa offer a multifaceted view of the continent in this recollection that is at once a history, a meditation, a travel memoir, and a tribute.
“Diesel and Dust is a philosophy. The smell of diesel and dust early in the morning give me a feeling that I’m far away, and this book is about that – interesting people and places; about wonderings and passing’s through.” – Obie Oberholzer
About the Author
Obie Oberholzer is a best-selling, world-renowned photographer. He has traveled the African continent taking photographs. He is the author and photographer of The Hotazel Years, The Raconteur Road, Round the Bend and Long Ago Way. This is his tenth book.
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