Naven Lee is a South African-based model and PR photographer whose personal and commissioned work combine to create a varied and creative body of work. Working with a number of social and environmentally-themed organisations, as well covering celebrity assignments, Naven Lee has photographed a wide segment of South African society. A keen amateur shooter who studies Information Technology and Financial Accounting at Durban University of Technology, Naven Lee has worked briefly for a start-up company before realising that life in an office was not for him. Leaving his formal training behind, he paid his dues the old fashioned way ‒ as an assistant to wedding, music and fashion photographer. He soon started to take on freelance work of his own. His big break into model photography came about when a friend had organized a press shoot, and was let down by the photographer. Naven Lee stepped in to cover the job, and more work soon followed.