is a professional photographer with a concentration in fashion, editorial, advertising, and beauty. His work has become synonymous with exotic locations and dramatic story telling concepts. SHAMAYIM's work can be seen gracing magazines and advertising campaigns in the United States, South Africa, Egypt, United Kingdom, France, Italy, The Caribbean, Portugal, Turkey, Brazil and the United Arab Emirates.
Shamayim was listed as TIME Magazine's "12 African American Photographers you should be following" right now". His nominator's included Awol Erizku, artist; Azu Nwagbogu, director African Artists’ Foundation; Carrie Mae Weems, artist; Deborah Willis, chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University; Derrick Adams, artist; Jamel Shabazz, artist; John Edwin Mason, Associate Professor at University of Virginia; Rujeko Hockley, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at Brooklyn Museum; Kalia Brooks, Adjunct Professor in the Photography and Imaging Department in the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University; and the staff of The Studio Museum in Harlem.
Shamayim has been recognized by Aaron Bryant curator the Smithsonian, National Museum of African American History and Culture.
In 2016 Shamayim was honored as BE Modern Man by Black Enterprise Magazine
SHAMAYIM has worked with numerous established brands including Loreal Inc, Fashion Fair Cosmetics, Mizani, Lamborghini, Lou La Vi, BMW, Canon, DJI, Zara, Ocean Rebel, Dexter Gill, Shop Apes, C.E Clothier, Citizen ECigar, amongst many others.
Shamayim's September Issue Cover feature for Ebony magazine became the best selling issue of the publication for the year of it's publication. The issue featured super model Winnie Harlow along with several of the top models of color. He followed that issue with shooting Ebony Magazine's first "Men's Style" Issue cover featuring the legendary memebers of The Roots.
Shamayim is currently the Editor and Chief of The Shacaro Luxury Book.
Brand Instagram @shamayim
Personal Instagram @shamayim.shacaro