​Shaya is a passionate photographer who loves working with people. Born in Oakland, CA, he has studied and performed music, taught children and adults, and has taken still and moving photos in all sorts of venues and lighting conditions. He is a happy and grateful father with a creative heart and a strong work ethic. ​​

"One of my goals, when photographing people, is to capture the essence of human emotion within a work of art." -Shaya