Antonia Steyn graduated from the University of Cape Town on the Deans merit list in 2000 and began working to establish herself in photography. In 2005 she became a full time professional photographer and in 2007 was awarded Media 24 Photographer of the Year for her work with Pieter Dirk Uys. In 2008 her shoot with Eugene Terre Blanche won her an ABSA LAtelier Merit Award. Her Triptych Steyn & De Villiers won the Vuleka Art Award 2011 and she was selected as one of the Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans 2011.
Antonias portfolio encompasses a broad spectrum of work, which include portraits of Richard Branson and South African icons such as Uys and Terre Blanche. Advertising clients include, among others, Babolat, Tiger Beer, Dove Men, 46664 Apparel, Mutual & Federal, Levis, Guinness, Minute Maid, Adidas, and Allan Gray.