Film & Photography in Hermanus
There are few better ways to travel across South Africa than by jumping into a car for an unforgettable roadtrip. And a location that ticks all the boxes, including natural splendour in every direction, lies on the south-eastern coast of South Africa in the Cape Overberg. This is of course the bustling settlement of Hermanus. A thriving seaside town that is rich in flora and fauna diversity as well as renowned for impromptu weekend getaways, high-quality cuisine and of course land-based whale watching. It truly is a little slice of seaside paradise synonymous with happiness and fond memories.
Just a few hours’ drive from Cape Town, Hermanus has become a go-to location for a wide variety of activities. It’s a popular destination for events and weddings as well as TV and film shoots. It’s also the type of beautiful town where you’ll find a throng of photography professionals and hobbyists snapping away in the sun or rain. This is why Hermanus provides several outlets, retailers and general services in the realm of film and photography to ensure everyone has what they need to produce media and art here.
If you choose to get married in Hermanus or you’re simply looking to capture your family holiday moments, you can cut down your photographer or videographer costs by sourcing these services locally. Whether you want aerial shots, traditional family portraits, short videos to post online or something out of the ordinary, you don’t need to call in city-based professionals and pay the extra cost – especially if you’re travelling on a budget.
As an up and coming town in many aspects, Hermanus has recently also become a base camp for several film and television commercial shoots for large-scale and indie productions alike. Aside from it being an exceptionally beautiful place to film, you can also find industry related services right from the town centre. If you’re shooting in or around the town, sourcing your gear and crew locally, you’ll save on travel or delivery costs. You’ll also benefit from having people, who are familiar with the area on your team. Also, should the gear get damaged and need replacing while on shoot, there are several specialised outlets in Hermanus with a vast network that can easily assist without having to compromise your schedule.
If you’re looking to have a photo printed onto canvas and framed or you want to invest in a new camera, telescope or accessories, you can find high-quality brands without having to travel far. With all of these film and photography services available within Hermanus itself, you should get everything you need at the price you can afford without too much hassle.