Last updated July 12th 2017

Our community is full of talented people, we love it when they share their work with us and now we want to share it with you. Although every day we get hundreds of amazing pictures, there are some photographers that constantly share their art with the group and have gained some fans. (Photo credits: Niv Glazman)

Here is the list of Secret Tel Aviv’s Top Photographers.


Niv Glazman – GLAZ Photography

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Niv’s pictures are always beautiful, artistic and really accomplish to transmit the feeling behind them, it seems like his pictures are always telling a happy story of Tel Aviv.

Where are you from? I’m from Florentin, originally from a Moshav near Netanaya.
What inspires you? I shoot on the street mostly, what comes around is my inspiration, I go with my camera and music in my ears, and I see things differently.
What equipment you use? I use Nikon D610 with some different lenses.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? I really like to go around Allneby-Rothschild-beach.
Do you do private events? I don’t take private events, but i take interesting work, if you think your thing worth the time, we can go far away together.


Ido Biran – Tel Avivi

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Ido’s art has become an icon in Tel Aviv photography, you probably recognize him from the famous Shoko Banana picture or the Tel Aviv Street Signs pictures.

Where are you from? I’m originally from Herzelya, spent several years in Tel Aviv and in the U.S. These days am living in Jaffa.
What inspires you? Old cars, old buildings, vintage, nostalgia feeling in general.
What equipment you use? I’m shooting with Sony a7R with 35mm lens mostly for street photography, for commercial projects I’m using wider lens and a tele lens.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? Downtown Tel Aviv and where the city originally grew from – Rothschild Herzl area.
Do you do private events? Yes I’m having street photography tours around Florentin via funzing and independently around the city.


Matan Katz – Matan Katz Photography

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Matan’s pictures are truly a work of art, he is especially good at capturing the perfect second to shoot, taking pictures of food and artistic portraits.

Where are you from? I’m from Tel Aviv (born in Israel).
What inspires you? I’m inspired by all visual arts. All kinds of art that includes lights, shadows, composition and emotions.
What equipment you use? I’m using Canon 5d mrk 3 camera, 5 different lenses, and Profoto lighting setup.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? I think its a little bit long a complex for a post, isn’t it?
Do you do private events? Yes, I do private events. I do a limited number of weddings every year. the limitation is for keeping the best energy and personal care for every wedding and couple.


Steven Winston – Steven Winston Photography

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Steven is incredible taking portraits, product and landscape pictures. He really knows how to capture the moment and create a beautiful art piece. He is also responsible for the amazing pictures of the Secret Tel Aviv Jobs and Education Fair (February 2017).

Where are you from? Glasgow, Scotland
What inspires you? I love how photography gives you the ability to capture a tiny moment forever. I aim to capture the perfect moment.
What equipment do you use? My main camera is a Nikon D750 with a backup D610. I have ever expanding range of lenses: the latest is a super wide Sigma 12-24mm.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? I love the architecture of The White City, particularly around King Albert Square. I also enjoy cycling the boulevards of Sderot Chen, Ben Tzion and Rothschild and soaking up the atmosphere.
Do you do private events? Yes, I’m always honored to be asked to photograph special occasions.


Samuel Vengrinovich – S A M U E L

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Samuel’s photography is artistic and achieve to capture the energy of the person or place he is shooting.

Where are you from? Originally from San Francisco, California, my parents from St. Petersburg, Russia.
What inspires you? Understanding the Truth in this world inspires me.
What equipment you use? I use Canon 6D with a Sigma Art lens 24-105 mm.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? My favorite place is Jaffa, where I live.
Do you do private events? No.


Alexi J. Rosenfeld

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Alexi’s colorful and vibrant photos of Tel Aviv and the world are the kind of pictures you could see on a postcard, he does a great job showing the beauty of the places he takes pictures of.

Where are you from? I was born in Los Angeles, California.
What inspires you? I enjoy capturing the world through my camera lens knowing I can freeze that particular moment forever, permanently removing it from time, allowing it to be experienced in on an extremely personal level for infinity.
What equipment you use? I shoot with Nikon D4 and Nikon D800.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? My favorite places in Tel Aviv are: The Namal, Shuk ha’Carmel, Rothschild Blvd and of course the sunset at Gordon Beach.
Do you do private events? Yes. I photograph events of all types.


Mario Troiani – Italian in Tel Aviv

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Mario is an Italian photographer living in Tel Aviv who really know how to tell stories trough pictures, his pictures really give credit to the place where they were taken.

Where are you from? I’m from Milano, Italy.
What inspires you? I love the light and the colors of Israel.
What equipment you use? Nikon D810 + different Nikon lens. I prefer to work with short lenses.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? The winter on the beach and of course Old Yaffo.
Do you do private events? Sometimes. I’m planning to make some photographic tours in Tel Aviv to explain about the composition in photography. And of course I do many exhibition in Israel Europe and USA. I Sell print in limited edition of my favorite work.


Evyatar Dayan – This is Tel Aviv

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Evyatar’s picture scream Tel Aviv, he has a great talent for capturing very “Tel Avivian” moments and telling stories through his shots, different from the rest, his pictures are mostly of people. For Evyatar, taking pictures is only a hobby.

Where are you from? I‘m from Tel Aviv, Florentin. Originally from Beit Shemesh.
What inspires you? My inspiration is coming from the people of Tel Aviv, amazing people wherever you go, also from other street photographers such as Alex Libak.
What equipment you use? I use an old Canon 5D mark 2 with Canon 24-105 lens, also Cannon 50mm 1.8 for portraits.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? My favorite location in tel aviv is the corner of Allenby and Shenkin, most of the action happen right there.
Do you do private events? No, I don’t. 


Alexander Tolchinskiy

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Alexander is equally amazing with landscape pictures and portraits, his pictures of Tel Aviv are something you could see in a gallery, they are timeless and beautiful.

Where are you from? Ukraine.
What inspires you? I’m inspired most likely by the silence and peace that is in the old Tel Aviv.
What equipment do you use? I take my pictures with a Cannon camera. 
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? My favorite places are Dizengoff, Allenbi, and Nahalat-Binyamin.
Do you do private events? No.


Basti Hansen

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Basti is an internationally published Filmmaker & Adventure Photographer based in Tel Aviv, Israel and Cologne, Germany. He works with clients like Mercedes-Benz, Universal Music, the Municipality of Tel Aviv and more all over the globe to create adventure / lifestyle films & photographs.

Where are you from? Originally I am from Germany. Tel Aviv is my home base since 2014, after I moved here to live with my Israeli girlfriend.
What inspires you? I draw my biggest inspiration from being on the road and working with new people. There’s something extremely magical about capturing a new face and smile / expression you haven’t seen before. You gotta discover it, slowly. That’s why traveling is so important to me – you constantly see new variations of the human condition.
What equipment do you use? Cameras: Canon 1DX Mark II, Canon 6D, Drones: Mavic Pro / Phantom 4, Stabilizer: Glidecam HD-2000, Lenses: Sigma 35mm 1.4 Art, Canon 24-105L, Canon 17-40L.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? I guess my favorite places in Tel Aviv are Neve Tzedek and Kerem Hateimanim as well as the beaches with the lifeguard towers.
Do you do private events? I am available for private events.



Elli Mazkevich

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Elli mostly posts in the group amazing aerial pictures of Tel Aviv, she and her drone have done some amazing work capturing the beautiful skyline of our city.

Where are you from? I was born in Ukraine.
What inspires you? My inspiration is in: Israel beauty of diversity, Japanese perfections, Italian sense of beauty, French daily chic, British modesty. I receive a lot of inspiration from beauty of the moment, Latin music and dances, travels, and everything that’s brings happiness and nice vibes to the world.
What equipment do you use? I use Phantom 4, Cannon 650D and simply iPhone 6S.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? I have a few favorite places in Tel Aviv: Neve Tzedek , Old Jaffa, Park Hayarkon, Old North, and other nice and cozy places in Tel-Aviv. Actually it’s all about company and mood.
Do you do private events? Yes, I do private events as well.

 


Yoram Salamon

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Yoram’s pictures are artistic and dramatic in a great way, he achieves to capture a side of Tel Aviv we don’t usually see in pictures.

Where are you from? My mother is French, my father from Argentina, and they met eachother in Israel. One year after my birth in Tel Aviv, we moved to France and this is the reason why I lived all my life in France. I did my Alyah 7 years ago. I live in Tel Aviv.

What inspires you? The streets, the people, the revolutions, the policy, the behaviors, the words, History with a big “H”… I did two exhibitions in 2011 and 2012 at The Container. I love graffiti, i love Street Art. I try to educate my kids with this feeling, sometimes  I do graffiti with them. 2 years ago a big magazine published an article about them. I’m so proud 🙂

What equipment you use? I love to use 2 kinds of equipment– my iPhone, of course, it’s always with me and I use it like we use a gun. When something touch me, hit me, a scene, people, idea, I take photo. And a GoPro and a Nikon D3100, I use it a lot to make movies.

What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? I like the Kerem Hatemanim, Yrmiahu, Florentine, Yafo. I like authentic places where you can feel the true mind of people

Do you do private events? I did that a lot in the past, but the last was in April 2016. 


Izi Ohana Duro

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It’s always Colorful Hour with Izi! Izi’s post in the group have hundreds of likes, his pictures are mostly of Tel Aviv’s sunsets and each one is better than the other one.

Where are you from? Israel, I’m part Jewish Spanish and part Turkish Albanian.
What inspires you? The beauty of nature and the little things in life.
What equipment do you use? I do use Nixon d4s and Nikon p900.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? My favorite places in Tel Aviv is the Port of Yaffo, the Dolfinarium and Florentin.
Do you do private events? I usually don’t do private events only to people I know.


Elad Ben-David

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Elad’s pictures of Tel Aviv’s skyline are just incredible, his Instagram is full of amazing architecture pictures of Tel Aviv and the world.

Where are you from? I live close to Habima, a place that always cheers me up when i cross through it.
What inspires you? Sights of special geometry. Catching a regular moment from a different angle that makes it irregular. I love taking photos of architecture and nature.
I love taking photos of architecture and nature.

What equipment do you use? Pixel phone 4 and Nexus 6p phone.
What are your favorite places in Tel Aviv? Rotschild Blvd. Habima Square, Neve Zedek, the beach promenade.
Do you do private events? I do. If people love my work, I’m happy to share with them the world from my point of view.


Alexander Belenkiy‎

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Alexander has been posting some beautiful pictures of Israel on the group recently and has already gained may fans! His pictures make the places he shoots look even more beautiful!


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