Watershed houses the only exclusive gallery of the works of internationally acclaimed photographer Jürgen Schadeberg in the world.

Sometimes referred to as the ‘Father of South African Photography’, the Berlin-born photographer has lived and worked in South Africa for much of his life. He is particularly known for his striking portraits, including those of Nelson Mandela over several decades, the 1950s black musical and political scene, as well as Apartheid and modern South Africa. He now lives in Germany.

The Schadeberg Gallery at Watershed sells framed, signed copies of iconic Drum Magazine covers as well as black-and-white prints of pictures that Jürgen took while he was chief photographer, picture editor and art director of the magazine in the 1950s. Photographs are ordered directly from Jürgen in Germany, where they are printed and signed before being sent to the gallery.