Photographers in South Africa

Find the top Photographers in South Africa for your commercials, editorial, online content, behind-the-scenes and press advertising. Based mainly in Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban.

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Basetsana Maluleka

Basetsana Maluleka is a South African-born Commercial and Fashion photographer, living and working between South Africa and Australia. As an openly queer and passionately colourful creative, she draws inspiration from real-life experiences and shines a light on some of the social issues surrounding African women and women across the border.

Johannesburg, Cape Town & Australia

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Legae Sehlako

Legae Sehlako, also known as Blackmilk, hails from the vibrant township of Soweto in Johannesburg. Having worked with a variety of large brands, publications and celebrities, Elle has honed her skills as a versatile creative professional, making strides as a photographer, videographer and creative director. As a Sony Ambassador, Legae is committed to empowering and growing aspiring female photographers.


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Liezl Zwarts

Liezl Zwarts is an award-winning commercial and fine arts photographer, with a large local and international client portfolio including Nike, POLO, H&M, Converse, Uber Eats, Chivas Regal, Ballantine’s, Jameson, Viceroy, FNB, Telkom, Foschini and many more. She lives between New York and Johannesburg with her daughter, her partner, two cats and an absurd amount of house plants.

Johannesburg & New York

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Lili Bo Ming

Lili Bo Ming is a multi-faceted creative with a passion for visual storytelling and authentic connection. As a photographer, filmmaker and DOP, Lili’s work explores and celebrates the feminine/nonbinary gaze in an industry often dominated by men. Using visual narratives as a tool to educate and provide understanding and catharsis for their viewers, Lily’s dedication to storytelling and connection shines through in every project they undertake.

Cape Town & Johannesburg

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Maritz Verwey

Maritz Verwey is a firm believer in collaboration as the key to producing great work by joining forces with Clients and Creatives who challenge him to explore new avenues. He shoots advertising, food, social media content, PR and BTS portraits for TV series’ and movies.  Clients include; Cell C, MiWay, Hi Online, SA Olympics 2020, Rocomamas, Hallmark Channel, Netflix, Arrive Alive, ABSA, Vodacom, AARD.


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Seagram Pearce

Seagram Pearce, an award-winning photographer, seamlessly blends diverse interests in humans, machines, art, and psychology into his unique, self-taught approach. Transitioning from editorial to commercial photography, he collaborates nationally & globally, bringing a lifetime of curiosity and a love for storytelling to his inventive and visually compelling work. Clients include: BMW, Ferrari, Ford, Nissan, Porsche, Scania, Renault, VW, Caltex, Shell, Tsogo Sun, BBC, Transnet, Dunlop, ZEISS

Cape Town