Behind the scenes video with fashion photographer SHAMAYIM and model Vanessa David during SHAMAYIM's photo shoot expedition in Giza, Egypt.

Behind the scenes with fashion photographer SHAMAYIM and model Iman of Unn Models during SHAMAYIM's photo shoot expedition in Giza, Egypt.

Egypt ExpeditionApril 11th-15th 2020 This is the Expedition that has sold out five years in a row. Join acclaimed fashion photographer Shamayim in the most iconic destination in the world. Egypt is where Shamayim photographed his award winning series that was featured in TIME Magazine and produced his Smithsonian praised gallery series. This Expedition includes one tourist day in which you can explore the Great Pyramids , the Sphinx, and historical Giza. On your first production day you will travel outside of Cairo to the Saqqara Pyramids and your second production day will take you deep in the desert of the Fayoum Oasis. Each day will be organized to provide maximum productivity of both work and tourism. There is no better way to experience Egypt than creating career elevating images in the security and comfort of traveling with others who are just as passionate about travel and creativity as you are.

Expedition Destinations

Dates  April 11th-15th 2020

Travel Organizer Muhammed Master Travel

What is a Shamayim Photo Shoot Expedition?  Fashion photographer Shamayim has hosted photo shoot expeditions for over a decade. Shamayim has taken models, image makers, and creatives all over the planet to build dynamic images and raise their level of professional work. From his Expeditions careers are shaped and life changing experiences are made. An Expedition is essentially a collaborative project with the purpose of organizing fashion and beauty professionals together to enhance their body of work in exotic and diverse locations. Dynamic locations add impact to a professional portfolio. Strong images in awe-inspiring locations give a competitive edge to your professional body of work. The Expeditions are organized to provide an inclusive experience. Through collaboration; productions are more affordable, efficient, and creative. All divisions of fashion / beauty creatives are invited to join the Expeditions.

Who can register?

Photographers, Makeup Artist, Hair Stylists, Models, Wardrobe Stylist, Fashion Designers, and Videographers

Guest- You are welcome to invite guest (family/friends) to join on the expedition.

Shamayim will only allow 8 individuals in total to register for this expedition. Once all 8 spot have been booked this expedition will be closed and no longer accepting registration.


Airport- CAI Cairo International Airport

Each individual is responsible for their own flights to the Expedition destination. We recommend websites like for affordable airfare. Upon arrival our Travel Organizer and Tour Guide (Muhammed Master Travel) will pick you up from the airport and take you to the lodging condos.


All lodging is included in your expedition rate. Lodging is double or triple occupancy. Our lodging accommodations overlook the Great Pyramids of Egypt and is only a short 7-10 minute walk to the visitors gate to the Sphinx and Pyramids. Enjoy breakfast each morning on our lodging rooftop terrace overlooking the Great Pyramids. Each room includes new amenities that you would find at luxury hotels.


Photo Shoots are the primary focus of every expedition. Dynamic locations that inspire creativity and range are the backbone to every Expedition. Shamayim's team works to organize local collaborations and networking whenever possible. Shamayim has many relationships with publications and often organizes editorials during expeditions for publication submission. When registering let us know if you'd like to prioritize your shoots for submission.

BEHIND THE SCENES Previous Egypt Expeditions


SHAMAYIM’s images from previous Egypt Expeditions

Creatives Expedition Rate- Photographers, Makeup Artist, Hair Stylists, Wardrobe Stylist, Fashion Designers, and Videographers $3000

Models Expedition Rate-$3500

Guest Rate - is $3000

Payment Plans are available for this expedition with a 10% processing fee.

Customize your own payment plan. Minimum deposit is $250

Joining a SHAMAYIM Photo Shoot Expedition is a personal career investment. The expedition rates are always priced affordably so that most people can afford to take advantage of the opportunity to travel and build a stronger professional body of work.

All Expedition Rates include:

  • Your lodging for duration of the Expedition.

  • Production Fees*

  • Travel Organizer Fee (Muhhamed Master Travel)

  • Travel Booking Fee

  • Airport Pickup and Drop Off

  • Tour of the Great Pyramids

  • Day Trip to Fayoum Oasis / Desert for Photo Shoot and Tourism

  • Day Trip to Saqqara Pyramids for Horseback Photo Shoot and Tourism

  • Limited Image License Usage

  • Admission into the Fayoum Desert

Model Expedition Rates including all of the previous services along with

  • 2 half day photo shoot sessions with Shamayim

  • Standard expedition photo edits package including 7 edits

  • Behind the scenes video of your expedition shoots

Not included in your Expedition Rate.

Flights are not included in your expedition rate.  Personal Transportation is not included (This includes uber, taxis, bus, train, etc). Food (outside of breakfast), Tourism Expenses, Location Admissions and Personal Expenses are also not included in this rate. We will try our best to give you an estimated quote of how much you should prepare for additional expenses.


Each registered attendee will receive a personal payment site for all of their payments. You will receive the link to your payment site once your registration has been approved.

FYI about this Expedition

  • Visa's are required for U.S Citizens to enter the country of Egypt. The tourist Visa is available upon arrival at the Cairo International Airport. It cost $20-25 cash.

  • You are not permitted to do photo shoots within the compound of the Great Pyramids.

  • Laws and regulations for tourist change often and irregularly. It is your responsibility to stay abreast by visiting your country's official travel site for Egypt.

  • Shamayim has visited Egypt on Expeditions five times. Each time was different and each time Shamayim and his team felt safe. Please understand that each individual attending the expedition is responsible for their own choices and general safety.

  • The is a group production. Everyone will be collaborating amongst the group for the expedition.

  • Once the expedition registration is closed, a link will be setup that will be updated with details about the expedition.


Your Expedition Rate or Deposit is due at time of booking to secure your placement on this expedition. Once your registration form has been submitted and approved by Shamayim's project manager we will provide you with a custom payment link.

Name *
Please select the best field that represents your profession in which you are registering under
Address *
Phone *
This can be a website, dropbox link, or online site
How did you hear about this Expedition? *
Payment *
Please select your payment option. Please note that your initial payment is due at the time of your registration approval. No spots will be held without deposit.
Questions? Let us know what inquiries you have so that we can address them for you when you receive your follow up response. (Remember that expedition rates are provided after registration.)
Waiver of Liability *
This Waiver of Liability releases SHAMAYIM Studios and it's affiliated members from all liability relating to injuries that may occur {during production, on the expedition, photo shoot.}. By clicking this agreement and submitting this booking form, I agree to hold SHAMAYIM Studios entirely free from any liability, including financial responsibility for injuries incurred, regardless of whether injuries are caused by negligence. I also acknowledge the risks involved in the production. These include but are not limited to physical or mental injury. I swear that I am participating voluntarily and that all risks have been made clear to me. Additionally, I do not have any conditions that will increase my likelihood of experiencing injuries while engaging in this production. By clicking the agreement below I forfeit all right to bring a suit against SHAMAYIM Studios or it’s affiliates for any reason. In return, I will receive the agreed-upon services offered. I will also make every effort to obey safety precautions and all laws during the production or expedition. I will ask for clarification when needed. * Please check that you agree and acknowledge the Waiver of Liability.
Cancellation Policy *
Cancellation: (a) The Client will be required to complete a Booking Form, upon receipt of the booking form, SHAMAYIM Studios will send an email as confirmation. Once initial payment has been received the booking will then be considered Confirmed. (b) As a result, once a booking is Confirmed, there are no refunds on sessions. All session rates are immediately applied to your production fees. In the event that the client must cancel their attendance, they have the option to find another individual to take their spot for the session and take on their payment obligations. (c) In the event of an emergency, the client may cancel and transfer their production fee another session by SHAMAYIM Studios within 14 days. All contributing parties in your session that are not employees of SHAMAYIM Studios (including but not limited to makeup artist, hair stylist, models, wardrobe stylist, designers, assistants, etc.) are considered independent contractors and NOT included in the Cancellation Policy. * Please check that you agree and acknowledge the Cancellation Policy