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Welcome to Localgrapher, your local photographer in South Africa, and other 1000+ destinations around the globe. This is your gateway to stunning memories captured in every frame! Read more

Dive into professional portfolios of handpicked photographers and book the one that matches your style the best for a solo photoshoot in South Africa, a proposal photoshoot in South Africa, a family photoshoot in South Africa, or any other special occasion! Here, we transform your vision into reality.

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Style: Authentic. Real. I try taking pictures that are relatable and show the person’s emotion at the time. I want the person viewing the photo to feel like they’re part of the picture. Likes: I love watching live band perform. It inspires me. The guitar is my favourite instrument so… Read more
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Style: My photography style is quite varied ranging from adventure to nightscapes. I also prefer natural looking photos. Likes: I like thinking philosophically, travelling, and hiking. Recommended places: My favourite places are Signal Hill, Noordhoek Beach and Table Mountain. Languages spoken: I speak English and Afrikaans. Read more

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Special Arrangement Hero This Localgrapher goes beyond standard requests! Ask for something special.
Style: It is important for me to make my client feel as comfortable as possible to capture the real moments of love and laughter. I like to capture people in a comfortable environment where they can be themselves. I would describe my style as natural and easy going but paying… Read more
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Style: Portraiture – Single and Family / Outdoors in natural light. Likes: I love meeting new people from different places and learning about different cultures. Exploring new spaces outdoors is something I really like to do. One of my favorite passions is taking pictures of people. Recommended places: Durban being… Read more
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Style: I am a natural light photographer with a documentary style, my heart fills with warm fuzziness when I get to capture your story and special moments that you can treasure. Likes: I die for chocolate, if I could i would have it for dinner! Cats, I sometimes fear that… Read more
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Style: Creative natural light photographers with a love for visual story telling. Likes: We’re uncomplicated people. Collectively we like the sea when it’s stormy and splashing in a farm dam when the sun is beating down. We drool over anything Italian and we could spend hours in a bookshop. Furry… Read more
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Style: I have a relaxed, natural style of photography and i love capturing special moments. Likes: I love mixing savory and sweet, like cheese and jam. I love spending weekends at the beach surfing and enjoying the sunshine. I love walking the streets of cities, exploring the little shops and… Read more
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Style: Lifestyle photography, natural and fun. Likes: Travel – I love exploring new cities. Cape Town – I think this is the best city in the world. Coffee – I love chatting over lots of cups of coffee. Recommended places: City: I love the city centre, its busy and you… Read more
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Style: Fun, homely portraiture. Casual and candid as well. Bright and colourful. Likes: I love collecting snowglobes from around the world (I also love to travel!). I love and adore food and unique coffee shops. I like cakes! Recommended places: Maboneng Precinct, Newtown, Botanical Gardens, Voortrekker Monument, Union Buildings, Nature… Read more
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Style: Versatile, intense and edgy Likes: Driving, especially unplanned long road trips with deep house music to accompany me. Basically if I had the option to live on the road I would do it, provided I can take my camera with. Adventure sport/activities and I go hand in hand; whether… Read more
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Style: Natural, easy, romantic, fun, creative and inspiring. Likes: Ice-cream especially a Pistachio flavour, travelling to new locations near and far because it feels like I am on an adventure and dancing because it makes me feel happy! Recommended places: Knysna is situated along the famous Garden Route which is… Read more
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Style: Documentary, moody. Likes: I like singing, nature, and pasta. Recommended places: We can visit Ushaka, Durban City Hall or Durban Promenade. Languages spoken: English, Afrikaans Read more
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Style: My style of photography is documentary in nature capturing moments as they happen whilst incorporating landscapes and portraiture as well. We’ll walk around, take in the scenery and create beautiful pictures together. *Tip: Let’s shoot at sunset. Likes: To travel is my absolute favorite thing to do, ever. There… Read more
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Style: I’m a fun & friendly photographer, and just love to capture special memories of your loved ones that you will treasure forever. Likes: I love scuba diving, traveling and my family. Recommended places: I would definitely recommend Nahoon Beaches, Gonubie Beaches, Gonubie Forest, Beacon Bay Quinera Reserve and East… Read more
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Style: Charming and fun. Likes: I like to travel the world and explore new places. Having lived in Sweden, England, and the USA, I have a strong appetite for tasting new foods and meet new people. Being both an extrovert and an introvert, I enjoy meeting new people, but I… Read more
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Style: I love capturing natural in the moment images. Likes: I like the outdoors, traveling and sitting next to the fire with a good red wine and true friends. Recommended places: Johannesburg has so many amazing locations. The list is endless, but I love capturing images in the local parks,… Read more
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Special Arrangement Hero This Localgrapher goes beyond standard requests! Ask for something special.
Style: Having fun and enjoying the experience are the most important things to me. You should walk away knowing you created a lasting memory and you had fun every second of it! Showing of your natural personality and capturing those in between moments are my goal. I believe that YOU… Read more
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Style: Natural. Likes: I love white hot chocolate with little marshmallows on it. I absolutely love cats from house cats to big tigers. Grey is my go to colour, everything goes with it. Recommended places: In Bloemfontein we have this one street with all the historical buildings are and it… Read more
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Style: Dark, emotive, storytelling. Likes: I like telling love stories through my photos. I love good food. I love meeting new people. Recommended places: Naval hill is a good place to start. It has the famous statue of Nelson Mandela and also consist of some wildlife. Languages spoken: Afrikaans, English Read more
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Special Arrangement Hero This Localgrapher goes beyond standard requests! Ask for something special.
Style: Relaxed and natural. Likes: I do like nature and the beach, I also like to go on hikes in my free time or read a good book or watch movies. Recommended places: Diep Walle Forrest is one of my favorite places to shoot you have a beautiful Forrest background… Read more
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Style: I would describe my style as natural and free, I do direct here and there, my aim is to catch my clients unaware of the camera and I also love natural lighting and prefer the golden hours, but very willing to make any lighting condition work if needed. Likes:… Read more

Our Clients’ Reviews of South Africa Photographers

Don’t miss out on firsthand accounts and testimonials from clients who have entrusted us with capturing their most cherished moments in South Africa. We believe that the best way to understand the quality of our service is through the experiences of those we've had the privilege to serve. From solo traveler and surprise proposal photoshoots to group portraits and corporate events, our clients' stories offer valuable insights into what sets our photography apart. Take a moment to explore their reviews and discover why so many have chosen us to document their special occasions with professionalism, creativity, and care.

  • Kami T.
    Family photoshoot
    I LOVE this site! Cannot believe how easy it was to find a GREAT photographer (Thanks so much Anna) and get some amazing shots while on holiday! This is a MUST do!
  • Aniruddha D.
    Proposal photoshoot
    I was looking for a photographer who can capture the beautiful moments and emotions of me and my girlfriend, while proposing. When I was searching on the net for the best and affordable option, a Localgrapher site popped up. Even though I was using such a service for the first time, starting from finding the right photographers at a specific date to getting the photos all are being excellently managed by Localgrapher. Overall, we enjoyed our entire session.
  • Jason E.
    Proposal photoshoot
    Very easy to navigate. Communication was organised and done in a professional manner. Amazing photos!
  • Helene C.
    Couple’s photoshoot
    I have nothing but excellent experiences with Localgrapher. Every photographer that I have used has been professional and delivered superb photos.

Top Photo Spots in South Africa

A single visit to Cape Town will leave you yearning for so much more of what this beautiful heaven has to offer. A history so rich is within your grasp from the very moment you step into this land. Diversity in culture, music, and food lingers in the air and it captivates you in a manner like none other. While strolling down the streets the tribulations the city had to face are apparent, but seeing it stand in pure majesty communicates triumph, prosperity, and peace above all adversity. Despite an influx of foreign feet, Cape Town stands strong and has fully adjusted to the rhythm. This gem holds down the country’s tourism industry, seeing it flourish all year through.

Haven't you found what you were looking for? Request a destination HERE.

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We believe in our service and quality of our photos so much that we decided to offer a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee for your photo shoot. If you don’t like your online gallery once we deliver it, you can contact us within 7 days and claim your money back. Find more details in our Terms.

How Much Do South Africa Photographers Charge?

Here, you’ll find our comprehensive guide on South Africa photography services and pricing. Whether you're seeking stunning portraits, captivating event coverage, or any other photographic need, we've got you covered. Below, you'll see a breakdown of typical rates for our photography services in South Africa.

Bronze Package
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  • best for solo travelers
  • 30 minutes
  • 20 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$250 USD
Silver Package
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  • best for couples
  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$350 USD
Gold Package
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  • best for groups
  • 100 minutes
  • 60 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$500 USD
Video Package
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  • 60 min of filming
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$450 USD
Photo + Video Package
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  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$750 USD
Instagram Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 90 minutes
  • trendy photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use smartphone/camera
$220 USD
Pro Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 180 minutes
  • top photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use camera
$390 USD
Niche Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • request your own tour
  • great for teambuilding
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Custom Package
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  • build your own package
  • photo, video or both
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Baby-Smooth Skin
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  • Photoshop wrinkles/zits out
  • Get a beauty upgrade
  • Any RAW pic
  • Done by professionals
  • Price per 1 photo
$15 USD
One Size Up/Down
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  • Photoshop body shape/size
  • Look your best
  • Any RAW pic
  • Done by professionals
  • Price per 1 photo
$15 USD
Make Them Disappear
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  • Photoshop people/objects out
  • Get the desired result
  • Any RAW pic
  • Done by professionals
  • Price per 1 photo
$30 USD
Bronze Package
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  • best for solo travelers
  • 30 minutes
  • 20 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$250 USD
Silver Package
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  • best for couples
  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$350 USD
Gold Package
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  • best for groups
  • 100 minutes
  • 60 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$500 USD
Photo + Video Package
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  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$750 USD
Custom Package
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  • build your own package
  • photo, video or both
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Video Package
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  • 60 min of filming
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$450 USD
Photo + Video Package
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  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$750 USD
Instagram Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 90 minutes
  • trendy photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use smartphone/camera
$220 USD
Pro Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 180 minutes
  • top photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use camera
$390 USD
Niche Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • request your own tour
  • great for teambuilding
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South Africa Photographer FAQs

Welcome to our South Africa photographer FAQs! If you're considering booking a private photographer for your special occasion or event in Johannesburg, you've come to the right place. Whether it's a wedding, engagement, family portrait session, corporate event, or any other memorable moment you want to capture, we're here to provide you with all the information you need to make your photography experience seamless and unforgettable. In this guide, we'll address commonly asked questions to ensure that you feel confident and informed as you embark on this exciting journey of preserving your precious memories. Let's dive in!

What do I need to do before the trip?

Simply choose your photographer, date and time and any other relevant information for us to create the best photos. We’ll organise everything else. Once we have everything set up we will contact you to confirm the final details. Done.

What if the photographer is unavailable?

This rarely happens, but if it does you we will be able to select from our other professional photographers that have a similar style.

When will you confirm my reservation?

We’ll confirm your reservation as soon as possible, not later than in 48 hours.

 

How do I pay?

Payments are made through payment gateway provided by Braintree (a PayPal service). You can pay with your credit/debit card. You can also use Google pay.

What currency is used for the payment?

The payment is made in US dollars.

 

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