Veteran photographer Sam Nzima passed away in a Nelspruit hospital on Saturday evening.
Nzima, 83, is best known for taking the photographic of a dying Hector Peterson on June 16 1976 during the Soweto uprising.
His son Thulani Nzima confirmed to News24 that his father died in a Nelspruit hospital on Saturday evening.
Nzima collapsed on Thursday and had been in hospital since then. — News24.