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The top 10 iPhone photographers in South Africa right now

James de Villiers , Business Insider SA
 Sep 29, 2018, 08:47 AM
(Instagram, @deancothill)

iStore South Africa this week released a list of some the best iPhoneographers - people who take their photos exclusive on an iPhone. - on Instagram in the country.

The key to taking a fantastic photo is not to overcomplicate things.

“Keep your photos simple. Focus on an interesting subject and let the empty space tell the rest of the story,” iStore says.

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Here are some of the best iPhoneographers in South Africa, according to iStore South Africa.

Dean Cothill (@deancothill)

(Instagram, @deancothill)

Cothill’s photography brings the world closer to his audience, iStore says. “His use of lines draws one into the photograph and the story he is trying to tell.”  

(Instagram, @deancothill)


Sharyn Hodges (@sharynhodges)

(Instagram, @sharynhodges)

“Sharyn’s photography takes her audience on an adventure to the places people would love to go.” Her use of colour is superb and sets the mood for her scene.

(Instagram, @sharynhodges)


Louw Lemmer (@louwlemmer)

(Instagram, @louwlemmer)

iStore says Lemmer takes stunning portraits and silhouettes, capturing the finer details in portraits.

(Instagram, @louwlemmer)


Jade Greve (jadegreve)

(Instagram, @jadegreve)

iStore picked Greve for her incredible photos of South Africa’s natural beauty. Greve, a geology student from Port Elizabeth, takes her followers with her as she explores the mysteries of the planet, iStore says.

(Instagram, @jadegreve)


Ofentse Mwase (@unclescrooch)

(Instagram, @unclescrooch)

Mwase is one of the first big iPhoneographers in South Africa, iStore says. “And he continues to grow.” Mwase is a director and cinematographer, but is best known for his aerial shots.

(Instagram, @unclescrooch)


Adrian (@southafrican_visuals)

(Instagram, @southafrican___visuals)

Iconic photos of South African cityscapes following a monochrome theme.

(Instagram, @southafrican___visuals)


Jody Blake (@jodyblake)

“Stunning dramatic shots of landscapes with well-used colour and settings,” iStore says.

(Instagram, @jodyblake)


Filipa (@CheckMyPlants)

(Instagram, @checkmyplants)

iStore says Filipa is known for her photos of flowers with a black backdrop. “Her images stand out stunningly and show off the beauty of the plants.”

(Instagram, @checkmyplants)


Brandon Ryan (@Visualsbybrandonryan)

(Instagram, @visualsbybrandonryan)

“Ryan takes incredible macros with his iPhone 6s Plus,” iStore says. He really gets up close and personal to the objects he is photographing

(Instagram, @visualsbybrandonryan)


Tyrone Ping (@robotfaced)

(Instagram, @robotfaced)
Known for amazing nature shots and stunning aesthetics, iStore says. 
(Instagram, @robotfaced)

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