Saaleha Idrees Bamjee is a Johannesburg-based food and product photographer for (mostly) small businesses and start-ups. Along with helping these businesses build their brand identity, she also takes on portraiture and lifestyle photography commissions. When she’s not behind the camera, you will find her writing poetry and literary fiction. Her first poetry collection, Zikr (published by uHlanga Press), won the 2020 Ingrid Jonker Prize. Before pursuing photography full-time, she worked as a journalist, a media trainer, and a print designer. Saaleha is a driven entrepreneur with a creative mind. We’ve picked her brain for photography insights so sit back, relax and enjoy the read.