Sharp Shooter is a South African reality television series produced by Foghound Studios which follows 15 photographers chosen from all walks of life - from amateurs to professionals, students to housewives - and reveals how the contestants match their photographic and interpersonal skills across a wide range of photographic disciplines.
The series premiered on M-Net on Sunday 7 November 2010, at 18h00. New episodes broadcast weekly. There are 10 episodes in the first season.
Sharp Shooter is a South African original - a reality show with a fresh perspective and unique angle that focuses on the world of photography and the skill, passion and determination needed to capture the perfect shot.
From the glamorous world of beauty to the gritty world of journalism, the perfect shots captured by top photographers are crucial in any communication campaign.
Architecture, food and fashion all rely on photography to bring their products to the world, but photography is not just about art - it's about business, determination, guts and making sure you capture the client's brief.
In Sharp Shooter, 15 photographers are chosen from all walks of life - from amateurs to professionals, students to housewives.
The show reveals how the contestants match their photographic and interpersonal skills across a wide range of photographic disciplines – fashion, abstract, product and destination photography.
Sitting on the panel as judges are fashion icon and personality Jenni Button, with a keen eye for detail and design; former Supermodel and photographer, Josie Borain, who travelled the world capturing intimate behind-the-scenes moments of the world's greatest Supermodels; and the master photographer Bryan Traylor from Locker 14, born in the USA but living and working in South Africa.
Sharp Shooter showcases the hard work, sweat and tears that go into capturing that perfect shot.
Hosted by South African entertainer and actor, Craig Urbani, this show aims to be gripping, engaging, fascinating and above all, good-looking.