HD Global Trading is a specialist import- logistics and distribution company with the focus on photographic and electronic products.

We also source products for consumers and companies direct from local South African manufacturers/suppliers for private and retail use.

In 2015 we secured the imports and distribution rights for Profoto lighting, which today makes up the core of our business.

Our company offers the following services:

  • Direct Imports and logistics from the US, Europe, Middle East and Australia.
  • Distribution of Profoto lighting products in Southern Africa
  • Service and maintenance of Profoto lighting and all major makes of studio flash
  • General maintenance and repairs of photographic equipment and accessories
  • Lighting Workshops and Product Training

We have a well established dealer and rental network around the country and we would be happy to refer you to one of our authorised partners. For more information on our partners please visit the PARTNERS page on this website.

We are also involved in schools development through our Official Profoto Subsidy Program where approved schools can apply for subsidised rates on equipment purchased through our various networks.

Our supply network include the following channels:

  • Photographic retail outlets
  • Photographic rentals companies
  • Government institutions
  • Photographic Schools and universities

Feel free to contact us for additional info, or visit our office at the Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock – Cape Town.


Physical address:

Unit A210, Old Biscuit Mill, 375 Albert Road – Woodstock, Western Cape.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri from 09:00 – 16:30

Public Holidays and weekends: Closed


Contact details:

Hendre Louw – Director: 071 608 0947

Duncan Frew – Director: 082 537 7957