A South African Instagrammer who will make you want to visit the Mother City:
If you want to explore and fall in love with the Mother City, we suggest you check out @eelville. Resident Capetonian and self-proclaimed ‘lazy adventurer’, Lee Henriques, finds and captures the beauty and excitement of everyday life.
As far as subject matter goes, Lee doesn’t stick to a theme. Instead, he fills his feed with images of people, animals, nightlife and of course, coffee. @eelville really captures Cape Town’s relaxed yet cosmopolitan vibe.
A Kenyan Instagrammer who takes you on an adventure:
@samdave69 is an account that whisks you away to gorgeous scenery and mesmerising cities. Created by Samir Dave, a self-professed civilised hobo and chaser of sunsets, @samdave69 sparks your sense of adventure. Samir’s account also makes you want to hop onto the next plane to Nairobi. Samir Dave’s use of light and attention to detail gives his pictures a dream-like feel.
A South African Instagrammer who inspires wanderlust:
If you’re looking for beautiful portraits and gorgeous snap shots of high-rise buildings, then you should definitely take a look at @unclescrooch. Johannesburg based Cinematographer, Ofentse Mwase, captures images that show his followers the extraordinary in everyday life.
From Johannesburg cityscapes to stunning pictures of foreign mountainsides, Ofentse uses his film-making background to his advantage and takes his followers on a journey. Plus, his Instagram captions aren’t filled with fluff, but rather glimpses into Ofentse Mwase’s life.
An Instagrammer who takes you on a world-class safari:
Okay, so we cheated with this one – she may not be African, but Shannon Benson’s Instagram account shows you the beauty of African wildlife. If you’re an animal lover, @shannon__wild, is going to be a real treat! With a feed filled with amazing animal portraits and candid shots, Shannon Benson, captures the personality of her subjects.