Behind the scenes of the SHAMAYIM Cape Town, South Africa Photo Shoot Expedition


OCT 29- Oct 31 2020

Fashion photographer Shamayim has hosted photo shoot expeditions for over a decade. Shamayim’s South Africa 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


This is portfolio development expedition for models who are seeking to develop their modeling portfolio with Shamayim and seek representation within the South African Market. Day one provides models the opportunity to meet with Cape Town Based agencies. Some of the top agencies in Cape Town are 20 Model Management, Fusion, and Boss. Shamayim’s team will assist you with contacting the agencies in Cape Town to arrange meetings. On day One you will also meet with Shamayim for a fashion editorial workshop and discuss your photo shoot session. Day Two will be your photo shoot session with Shamayim. Your photo shoot session with Shamayim will take place in one of Shamayim’s most dynamic shoot locations in South Africa.

Model Expedition Rate $1500 optional payment plans are available

Rates including all of the following services

  • 1 half day photo shoot session with Shamayim

  • 1 agency day

  • 1 model workshop session

  • Standard expedition photo edits package including 7 edits

  • Behind the scenes video of your expedition shoots

  • Transportation to Shoot Location

  • Editorial Photography Workshop


This is a portfolio development expedition for photographers who are seeking to develop their professional fashion photography portfolios with dynamic images in South Africa. Day One Photographers will attend Shamayim’s Fashion Editorial Workshop and meet with local modeling agencies within Cape Town. Day Two Photographers will have the opportunity to work with agency represented models in the Cape Town market. Wardrobe from top LA and NYC showrooms will be provided for your shoots. Shamayim will be on set with you during your shoot to provide mentorship for your editorial shoot.

Photographer Expedition Rate $750 optional payment plans are available

Rates including all of the following services

  • Double Occupancy Hotel Lodging

  • Photo Shoot Session organized by SHAMAYIM Studios

  • Transportation from hotel to shoot location

  • Wardrobe for Models

  • Agency Meetings organized by SHAMAYIM Studios

  • Editorial Photography Workshop

Creatives (MUA, Hair, Wardrobe)

This is a portfolio development expedition for fashion and beauty creatives who are seeking to develop their professional portfolios with dynamic editorial images in South Africa with Shamayim. Each day creatives will work with Shamayim and multiple professional models in exotic locations throughout the Cape Town region of South Africa. Creatives will also attend SHAMAYIM’s Fashion Editorial Workshop.

Creatives Expedition Rate $650 optional payment plans are available

Rates including all of the following services

  • Double Occupancy Hotel Lodging

  • Photo Shoot Sessions with SHAMAYIM

  • Transportation from hotel to shoot location

  • Wardrobe for Models

  • Editorial Photography Workshop

Images from Previous Cape Town Expedition


Each individual is responsible for their own flights to the Expedition destination. We recommend websites like or the hopper App for affordable airfare. 

Airport // Cape Town International


Lodging is included in all Expedition rates. Lodging will be at a Hilton hotel in the Upper Eastside district of Cape Town. Overlooking the busy Cape Town harbor. The hotel offers easy access to the vibrant downtown area and the central business district. Cape Town International Airport is just 15 minutes away. There are very limited available rooms at this luxury hotel. If all rooms are booked prior to you booking your spot our travel agent will book you a similar hotel of equal quality. All lodging is same gender double occupancy.


Your Expedition Rate or Deposit is due at time of booking registration 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.

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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