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Our Story

Shifteye Studios, formerly The Shifteye Gallery, is a versatile & multi-disciplinary Photography Studio, Event Space and Art Gallery in the heart of Nairobi.

As a Photography Studio, our amazing team has a combined experience of over 20 years. Whether you need a traditional or Out-Of-The-Box approach to your project, our highly experienced team will be at the ready with a host of creative ideas and solutions for you. At Shifteye Photography we understand good photography is integral be to a business, and that’s why we consistently strive to deliver highly creative & visually exciting solutions across all the work we undertake.


We specialise in the following:

  • Portrait Photography

  • Landscape Photography

  • Food & Beverage Photography

  • Fashion & Editorial Photography

  • Private & Corporate Event Photography

  • Image Restoration & Post - Production *(Photoshop)

  • Film Production & Post - Production *(Final Cut Pro X)

As an Event Space, Shifteye Studios has been intricately re-designed to not only function as a photography studio but to also to regularly host a myriad of incredible & engaging events such as Fashion Shows, Product & Book Launches, Listening Parties, Art Exhibitions, Music Video Shoots and many more. At the Shifteye Studios, we welcome all forms of creative expression and strive to give creative practitioners a platform to interact, learn, engage, inspire and be inspired.


Our aim is the continual support of local creative talent, creating a larger, wider platform for photographers as well as artists in general, in the hope of contributing to the growing recognition of Kenya's large Art & developing Photography culture.


The Shifteye Studios are located at the Priory Place; a commercial building located in Hurlingham (next door to Studio House and diagonally across from Chaka Place). The Priory Place is also home to KCB's Hurlingham Branch.


The Priory Place has secure above and underground parking, 24hr security & CCTV Coverage. The building has wheelchair access to the ground floor as well as lift access to all floors.


Shifteye Studios are open on Weekdays & most Saturdays; further by Appointment Only.


For further information, kindly email us ...

Opening Hours


Monday - Friday

10am - 5:00pm

(By appointment only)

Open Saturdays

(By appointment only)


Sundays​ & Public Holidays


The Shifteye Studios is located on the Ground Floor, Left Wing of the commercial building, The Priory Place. The Priory Place is on Argwings Kodhek Rd., next door to Studio House, across from Blackyz Lounge and also houses KCB Bank Kenya's Hurlingham Branch.

Question, Learn, Evoke, Evolve, Educate, Inspire

Storyteller, Lover of Beaches & Sunsets, Demolisher of Fine Meats & Vintage Cheeses, Professional DJ & Beat Maker.

- Zachary Saitoti -
Founder, Published Photographer,
Graphic Designer, Creative Director
& Event Planner

 A leader is best when people barely know he exists when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

"Bacon is the Avocado of Meat!"

- Wakasa Sambu -
Photography Assitant

 Every opportunity is a chance to learn. Say yes to everything and figure it out as you go. Always be open to new experiences and be malleable.

Wanja is a jill of a few trades. She can be found killing two birds with one stone.

- Wanja Rahab -
Studio Assistant Manager
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