From East London, Eastern Cape - Bruce has been exposed to the outside adventurous world since birth. With an obsession for the natural world, it was only a matter of time for Bruce to pick up a camera and start documenting the beautiful world around him. Back in 2005, Bruce won an underwater camera through a photography contest through Zigzag Surfing Magazine's "Shot Bru" section. This allowed him to photograph his favorite activity; Surfing. During the time of his studies, photography remained to be just a hobby, however it grew more and more into a passion with Bruce's involvement in community work, as photography allowed him to share his subject's struggles by capturing the pure essence of their experiences. in 2011 a career in photography became a real possibility as the company ; Bruce Viaene Photography was birthed. Bruce went out and built a credible business by telling a story through one image. Photography has taken Bruce all over Southern Africa. Exploring and meeting new people is something that drives him and photography as been the perfect vessel.