Behind the Lens
Shawn van Eeden is a photographer and art director based in Windhoek, Namibia.
Fresh out of college, Shawn started his design career which finally lead him to work in London for agencies both small and large until he ended up at Leo Burnett. After 12 years in London he decided to move back to Namibia where he grew up. He joined the Y&R office in Windhoek and after a few years finally turned his passion for photography into his profession.
Never one to turn down a challenge he is always looking for new and exciting opportunities to photograph. In his off time he loves nothing more than traveling around Namibia capturing the amazing landscapes armed with only coffee and a tripod under his arm.
Shawn is a multi-award winning photographer and art director with his latest work being shortlisted at the 2017 Cannes Lions - for outdoor and came in second in the ACT, planet category. He has been fortunate to have worked for the likes of Coca-Cola, Toyota, Sega, Landrover, Jeep, Tafel Lite, CODE and Kellogg’s.