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About Shifteye Photography

Shifteye Photography is a Professional Multi-Disciplinary Contemporary Photography Studio nestled in the beating heart of Kilimani, Nairobi. Located within The Shifteye Studios, on the ground floor of the Priory Place building in the Hurlingham area of central Nairobi, Kenya. 

Shifteye Photography was founded in 2013 by Photographer, Designer and Studio Director, Zachary M Saitoti and offers a variety of unique photography, graphic design & branding services for a host of its discerning clients. 



BM Security (KE)

Stanford University (USA)



Kenya Airways (KE)

Moo Cow (KE)

Liqors Mobile Bar (KE)

The Alchemist Bar (KE)

FAFA Kenya (KE)

Noise On Demand (Kenya)

Kurt Geiger (UK),

Red Bull (UK)

True Love Magazine (EA)

Healthy Woman Magazine (KE)

Cultured Ego (KE)

Choma'd Bar & Grill (RW)

Tribe Hotel (KE)

Samskaras Collection (KE)

Backyard Shoez (KE)

Kiza Club Nairobi (KE)

Marquee Sky Bar & Loung (KE)

FUUD Clothing (UK)

Chivas Regal (EA)


Assistant Photographer,

Second Shooter & Retoucher

Assistant Photographer Wakasa Sambu is a new member of the Shifteye family. A  budding photographer with an interest in photographing people and food.


Her background is in graphic design, in which she earned a diploma at The Academy of Graphic Technologies, Nairobi. This later evolved into a growing interest in varied aspects of photography.


Her goal as a creative is the advancement of cross-collaboration between creative practitioners in the Kenyan industry and eventually within the continent.

Director, Lead Photographer
Graphic Designer & Retoucher

Lead Photographer Zachary Saitoti, is a Nairobi-based full-time Freelance Photographer, Graphic Designer, Videographer, Event Organiser and Director at the Shifteye Studios.​

As a photographer, Zachary has over 18 years worth of experience. His skills lie in contemporary and creative - Fashion & Editorial Photography, Food & Beverage Photography, Portrait Photography, Landscape Photography, Event Photography, Film Production & Image Restoration.


Zachary understands how integral good design & photography can be to a business and that’s why he consistently strives to deliver highly creative & visually exciting solutions across all the work he undertakes.

"My passion, curiosity and dedication to creativity, art, design & photography have spanned over fourteen years enabling me to hone my skills in contemporary, creative, fashion, landscape, architectural, food & beverage, reportage, corporate photography & design; as well as film production."

- Zachary M. Saitoti -

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