Jo’burg Photowalk: CBD and surrounds

By |April 7th, 2014|

Jo’burg city is like an aging movie star who dropped out of the public eye decades ago and has now emerged from her reclusion, […]

NaPoWriMo 2014 – Day 5

By |April 6th, 2014|

Las Vegas Card Girls
Saaleha Idrees Bamjee

Breasts ablaze with constellations,
the munificent mammaries of
Babylonian fertility goddesses
sell for 99 dollars here in Vegas.
Their tracts lie scattered on […]

NaPoWriMo 2014 – Day 4

By |April 4th, 2014|

On prompt.


Saaleha Idrees Bamjee

foolscap pink sky
speechless speckled spoors from clouds
flocks of pens


Find all poems for NaPoWriMo here:

NaPoWriMo 2014 – Day 3

By |April 3rd, 2014|

On prompt.

A Charm For After Procrastinator’s Remorse
Saaleha Idrees Bamjee

59 solitaire deals
sevens of scrabble tiles
a notebook spirits open
bold with the line
here are the […]

Camera Collectanea 06.02.14 – 03.04.14

By |April 3rd, 2014|

In this collation, the overarching theme is, unsurprisingly, things one would input via the mouth.

NaPoWriMo 2014 – Day 2

By |April 2nd, 2014|

Dear Beloved I am writing you this poem in good faith...

NaPoWriMo 2014 – Day 1

By |April 1st, 2014|

April is National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo) in the US. As to my own poetic explorations, much has been unwritten since handing in 40 poems for my MA thesis last year. Time to shake it up and scatter.

Photography & Cover Design: Surviving by Asmaa Khan

By |March 23rd, 2014|

Asmaa Khan launched her novel Surviving at the AskNanima Purple Heart ChariTea and Home Industry Expo last week Friday.

Photo Shoots with Children

By |March 18th, 2014|

Portraiture, Parties and Play

Menu Photography: Lazeeza’s Bakery and Confectionery

By |March 17th, 2014|

Saaleha at Lazeeza's Bakery & Confectionery is about to launch a new lunch menu at her store in Mackenzie Park. I gave these photos a bit of a high-key treatment to better convey the supra-palatable vibrancy of her food.

Personal Identity: A Monogram

By |March 5th, 2014|

Monograms feel like classy relics from an offline age where people still left behind their calling cards.

A Wedding Tea at Usambara, May 2013

By |February 25th, 2014|

I shot these last year for niQi Living Luxe's High Tea Curation at Nazmira's wedding.


By |February 20th, 2014|

A version of this poem appeared in New Contrast 162 under the title "Our House Is Not Child-Friendly"

Camera Collectanea 01.01.14 – 05.02.14

By |February 5th, 2014|

The first of a monthly curation of photographs I've taken.