Sciencelens Ltd strives to provide high quality photography and design services in the domains of science, industry and technology.

Gerry le Roux
Gerry le Roux

As owner/photographer for Sciencelens, I focus on photographing all aspects of science, industry and technology, from technical laboratory images and scientists at work, through to covering industry-related conferences and events. The experience I’ve gained through years of working with scientists, engineers and technologists has been invaluable in helping me create images that effectively support the communication of science and technology.

I have an academic and practical background in the sciences, having studied mathematics, physics, chemistry and computer science at university, and working for more than a decade at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), a leading research institute in southern Africa.

In 2005, I decided to turn my passion for photography into a career, and formalised my photographic training through the South African National College of Photography.

With my combined background in science and photography, I hope to make a meaningful contribution to the field of visual science communication. I enjoy working with scientists and technologists, I’m fascinated by the field, visually and conceptually, and I see it as a challenge to use photography to visually communicate science.


The Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
The Riddet Institute
New Zealand Pharmaceuticals (NZP)
Silver Fern Farms
Massey University
Medicines New Zealand
Southern Lights Biomaterials
The New Zealand Wind Energy Association
Integrity Soils
Central Environmental Laboratories
The Conference Company
The Council for Scientifc and Industrial Research
Midas Motor Group
Siyanqoba Seminars
The South African Institute for Civil Engineering
Measuring Instruments Technology (Pty) Ltd.

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