Verity, who grew up in Botswana, is a Cape Town based photographer focusing on advertising and lifestyle. She brings people and product together, integrating an authentic feel from her personal and documentary work. She works with many international and local productions with a decade of on-set experience both on stills productions as well as shooting alongside film and TV crews.
In 2012, she was one of 12 young African photographers chosen to participate in the Noor-Nikon masterclass in documentary photography; and consequently, Robben Island: The Ebb Tide was exhibited as a solo show in at The Association of The Visual Arts.
After returning from a Magnum Photos workshop with Martin Parr in Delhi, Verity co-founded Prints For India; a fundraising photo print sale showcasing acclaimed photographers from around the globe, bringing critical support to those most vulnerable during the Covid-19 crisis in India.
Some recent achievements include:
2022 British Journal of Photography's Portrait of Humanity, single image winner. Exhibited as part of the Photo2022 'Being Human'. Melbourne, Australia.
2021 British Journal of Photography's 'Edition 365' winner (2 images). Exhibited as part of the virtual exhibition and NFT sale.
2021 British Journal of Photography's Portrait of Humanity, shortlisted.
2021 Royal Photographic Society's 163rd international photography exhibition, shortlisted.
2020 Recipient of the Prince Claus Fund's Mobility Grant for African artists.
Currently represented by Bird on A Wire. Cape Town.
For commissions and collaborations please get in touch via the details below.
Past clients include:
Dior & the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, HMD - Nokia (global), Nestlé, Cetaphil Skincare (Global), Garnier (Russia), Zurich Insurance (UK), GlaxoSmithKline/GSK (Global), Sony Pictures (USA), Wempe (Germany), Red Tag (UAE), Relync (China), Cointreau & Rémy Martin (RSA/India/Nigeria), Direct Axis (RSA), The Foschini Group (RSA), Carrol Boyes (RSA), The Mandela Rhodes Foundation (RSA), The Douglas George Murray Trust (RSA).
Image credit: Sibongile Mditswe