On location in Paris, France with fashion photographer Shamayim and model Akua Robinson


Fashion photographer Shamayim has hosted photo shoot expeditions for over a decade. Shamayim’s Paris Photo Shoot Expeditions provides the opportunity for models, image makers, and creatives to build dynamic images and raise their level of professional work.  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.

Expedition Dates

April 4th- Models

This date is for models only who seek to develop their professional portfolios with Shamayim in Paris. Models will travel throughout Paris with Shamayim shooting editorial concepts at many of his favorite destinations throughout this great city. There are two expedition packages available.

April 5th- Photographers

This date is for photographers who are seeking to develop their professional portfolios with editorial images in Paris. This is not a workshop session with Shamayim. This expedition is organized to provide the opportunity for photographers to collaborate together and build strong professional editorial images for the portfolios with experienced models in a dynamic location. All images taken during the expedition can be utilized for magazine submission and for your professional portfolios. Each location has been pre-scouted to provide you more time to shoot. There are two expedition packages available.

Expedition Destinations

Expedition Rates

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.

Model Expedition Standard Rate $250

Includes half day (0-3 hour) destination shoot session with Shamayim.

Model Expedition Pro Rate $450

Includes half day (0-3 hour) destination shoot session with Shamayim. Includes Lodging. Includes Wardrobe. Includes Standard Editing Package.

Photographer Expedition Standard Rate $250

Includes model booking and lodging for day session.

Photographer Expedition Pro Rate $550

Includes model booking, makeup artist, lodging, transportation from shoot destination to lodging, and wardrobe.

Not included in your Expedition Rate.

Flights are not included in your expedition rate. Personal Transportation is not included (This includes taxis, uber, bus, train, etc). Food, Tourism Expenses, Location Admissions and Personal Expenses are also not included in this rate.


Each individual is responsible for their own flights to the Expedition destination. We recommend websites like http://momondo.com for affordable airfare. 

Airport // You can fly into any of the Paris Metro Airports


All “Pro” Rates include double occupancy lodging at the Gennevilliers Asnières Hotel. Located in Hauts-de-Seine Paris, the hotel is 20 minute access to the center of Paris.


Very limited spots are available for this expedition. Once all spots have been booked the expedition

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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