Hetty Zantman photographer.

Hometown Amsterdam.

Last seen in Cape Town.

Travels where the work takes her.

Can shoot a picture with real film and a light meter.

Commercial, corporate, lifestyle and travel.

Started in 1984 in Johannesburg as a photojournalist at Sunday Times, Sygma, Agence France Presse + Dutch Press.

Studio in Cape Town – portraits, beauty, interiors, stills, TV commercials and movies.

Aesthetic eye.

Attention to detail.

Large dose of passion.


Always plan B.

Loves mountains and the sea.

Selected Clients

ASISA, Blue Platinum, CBI, Chevron, Citadel, Cosmopolitan, Credit Suisse, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Elle, Fair Lady, Financial Mail, Gallo Images, Good Taste, Glamour, Green Catering, HP, Libelle, MacCleans, Macquarie Group, Marie Claire, Media 24, Medi-Clinic, Microsoft, Norwegian Parliament, Old Mutual, Sawubona, Sanlam, Style, Swiss Re, Tullow Oil, Time Magazine, Times Media, The Times, University of Cape Town, UNESCO, Woolworths, Words’ Worth Publishing


Fuji Press, Johannesburg (1986) — Fuji Press, Cape Town (1990) — Telling Tales, Cape Town (2001) — Run Baby Run, Cape Town (2002) — Cambodia, Cape Town (2006) — Woodstock, Cape Town (2008) — L’Ormarins, Cape Town (2009) — MOP, Cape Town (2010) — The Painted Word, Grande Provence (2012) — The Grande Kloof (2012) — 20 Years of Democracy Photographers Perspectives (2014) — Young in Prison, Johannesburg, Cape Town (2016) — (In)appropriate, Cape Town (2017) – Solo Pop-up Exhibition, Cape Town (2018) – Exhibition Cape Town as a State of Heart, Munich (2019)


Thanks for visiting. If you like to make an inquiry or just say hello please contact:

+31 (0)62 5533079



Hetty Zantman Photography