Desmond Zvidzai Kwande is an accomplished award-winning photographer.
Kwande, who holds a Diploma in Cinematography, also did Johannesburg -Harare MasterClass facilitated by Gwanza and Photo Market Workshop of South Africa.
Kwande attended Seke 3 High School in the dormitory town of Chitungwiza before proceeding to Oriel Boys High School in Harare. After completing his secondary school education, he proceeded to the Zimbabwe Institute of Photography and Cinematography where he acquired his Diploma in Cinematography. He has worked for various international organisations as a Photographer , news cameraman (Producer)
Kwande has worked as a Photographer in Zimbabwe for the past 15 years and has taken and edited thousands of pictures covering news, sports and entertainment. Some of his enduring pictures covered Zimbabwe’s farm invasions, Operation Murambatsvina – Clean Up, the 2004 general elections in Zimbabwe and the highly publicised treason trial of opposition MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai. He has done a lot of Documentaries with the NGOs UNFPA, UNAIDS, STARS FOUNDATION , UNICEF and many others.
2007 - ZIMBABWE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARD 2007. , 2006 - African Photographer of The Year Award
- Still life
- Video capture
- Video editing