Jan Ras's passion for photography led him to study the genre at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. After completing his studies, He travelled the world extensively for a few years while working as photographer in the tourist industry. Jan moved to Cape Town in 2002 and worked as freelance photographer before joining Media24's Creative Living magazines in 2004. He is currently employed on a contract basis by New Media Publishing's photographic studios and is also available for freelance work. Jan specialises in food, decor, fashion and Travel photography.
Magazine titles include 'High Life' , 'Visi', 'FNB magazine', 'Mango Juice' 'W magazine' and 'Woolworths Taste magazine.'