About

Cleopatra Shava is the Operations Manager at Hamba Digital. Shava is also a freelance writer and photographer. She obtained her qualification (General BA — majoring Media Studies and English Language & Literature) from the University of Cape Town, class of 2013. She studied a short-course in photography, class of 2014, and a short-course in Introduction to Desktop Publishing at Vega School, 2018. She continues to grow and groom her skills in both writing and photography everyday.

Shava has written for 3P Media (under 3P Design), Blk Mercury, Kwesé.comVelocity MediaSavvy MerchantMedia Privé and Young Pioneer. Shava specialises in event photography — but also dabbles in portraiture, environmental, food, product, nature, studio, fine-art and street photography. She has photographed events for a number of clients including Monster Productions & EventsAnzisha Prize (April 2019), LuzukoWorld Bank Group (March 2019), Fuxion Hub, Merck South Africa, and The Prestige Cosmetics Group among others. Her first official take at food styling and photography was with Sticky Waffle. Have a look at some of her photography work here.

Aside from corporate and lifestyle copywriting, Shava thoroughly enjoys writing poetry and creative copy. In 2018 she collaborated with her sister Kimberley Chakona on a poetry book; Poetry to the People, available on Amazon Kindle. Although most of Shava’s creative work isn’t all published on this site yet, you can have a look at some of her writing here.

Be sure to have a look at all the pages and sub-pages on this site. Collaborations and/or any work related events are most welcome. Chit-chats or coffee meet-ups are also welcome. Get a hold of Shava under the contact tab.

Enjoy the site!