Rian Van Schalkwyk lives in northeast Namibia, in Sub-Saharan Africa. Namibia has both rich wildlife and landscape, affording Rian the ability to capture a broad variety of nature imagery. He also travels often, staying in reserves and national parks to truly connect with his surroundings. His main base of work is done in Namibia, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. He travels outside these areas as well, with upcoming trips to U.K., Madagascar, the Everglades, Yellowstone National Park, New Orleans, and various U.S. national parks and reserves.