Tag Archives: South Africa

COSMO COVER WITH JESSICA BUCHANAN

Photographer Damon Fourie and a wonderful team of creatives used the Jett studio in our daylight building to shoot the cover of 2016’s first issue featuring Jessica Buchanan in her debut COSMO cover. “And it’s out, my first @CosmopolitanSA cover!! … Continue reading

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BACARDI LEGACY SOUTH AFRICA FINALS

On 9 Feb 2015, our Drive-In photographic studio was taken over for shots of a different kind, when 10 of the best mixologists in the country descended for the prestigious event. Armed with their technical bar know-how and bespoke cocktail creations, these … Continue reading

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KIN CULTURE – A HOME FOR EVERY CHILD

We are proud to have been able to help out with this new organisation. They approached us looking for a photographic studio for them to shoot images for their website and they definitely came to the right place. Here’s  what … Continue reading

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‘FIVE CRAZY GIRLS’ IN STUDIO

For the Jan/Feb issue of ELLE the fashion team did a shoot to showcase the design from across the continent of Africa. ‘Not only is Africa rising – it’s on top!’ said fashion director Poppy Evans. To find out more about this shoot visit the … Continue reading

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ON SET – HEINZ KETCHUP BIG GAME COMMERCIAL

For the first time in 16 years, Heinz is back in the Big Game with a commercial that highlights the undeniable link between Heinz® Tomato Ketchup and happiness in a fun and familiar way.  This Super Bowl 2014 Advert was produced … Continue reading

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AFRICA’S BEST STUDIOS FOR FILM AND STILLS

This month The Callsheet puts the spotlight on studios, highlighting some of the best film and stills studios in Africa including our very own Roodebloem Studios. Click through to pages 23-24 to read more about our versatile spaces and some … Continue reading

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CURATING ARCHITECTURE IN THE CHURCH

‘Curating (South African) Architecture: The Red Location by Jo Noero’ is an exhibition curated by Mia Borman for the practical component of her Honours in Curatorship research course at the Michaelis School of Fine Art (UCT). This exhibition, which opened at … Continue reading

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THE ONE & ONLY, MARC LOTTERING

Last week we had one of South Africa’s top comedians, Marc Lottering in studio being photographed by Neville Lockhart and by the looks of things it was a fun shoot. Then again isn’t that what would you expect with Cape Town … Continue reading

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POLE ACT

A few weeks ago we posted some pictures of the At the Edge, a production like no other that saw our Cape Town photographic studio, the Church, turned into a stage for a variety of acts. Now you can watch this amazing pole act … Continue reading

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MEET THE TEAM: ANTONIO

While you’re busy with your shoot we have our very own private security guards keeping an eye on your vehicles and gear. Meet Antonio, originally from Angola, his desire to travel and learn more saw him move to Cape Town in 2001. … Continue reading

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THE SEASON AHEAD WITH JACKIE BURGER

While in our Jett Studio shooting the Spring Collection of the Modern Wardrobe for Woolworths Jackie Burger, editor for Elle Magazine South Africa, talks about her fashion tips for the season ahead, a little more about her personal taste and the low down on how … Continue reading

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THE ALL-NEW ISUZU KB RANGE

The Isuzu Double Cab is an iconic vehicle on the South African roads, known for its size and ruggedness but even this motoring beast looked small as it stood on the infinity cure in our Drive-In studio.

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THE VIEW FROM OUR ROOF DECK

Even in the rather chilly weather yesterday, Liezel van der Westhuizen was outside shooting for Glamour South Africa and couldn’t help but admire this view from our Roof Deck. Shooting on the roof of @studiosrs in @capetown for @glamour_sa this … Continue reading

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WHO’S WHO AT ROODEBLOEM STUDIOS

We’ve just finished updating our website including our about us page and staff photo. If you’ve only ever phoned our studio manager to book a studio or ordered photographic equipment from our gear manager and wondered what they look like, … Continue reading

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SUSPENDED BELIEF – THE VIDEO

You may remember our newsletter story from last year. Well here is a behind-the-scenes video of the launch campaign Gerda Genis shot for Zando last year. The video was never finished off but as Gerda says, “it’s fun to look … Continue reading

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