Israel Photography Tours and Workshops

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, my Israel photography tours and workshops are currently on hold. If you would like to be notified when they resume, please join my workshop mailing list.

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All Israel photography tours and workshops are fully-customizable to your skill level and area of interest. Workshops may also include instruction on cellphone cameras and basic DSLR and mirrorless camera operation. All half and full-day workshops include an in-depth critique session either on site or via email following the workshop.

Jerusalem By Night Photo Tour
Jerusalem of gold is also scintillating by night. Whether the Old City Walls or electric Jaffa Road, there's plenty of light and color to explore your favorite art form after dark.
I'm grabbing my camera and tripod
Chanukah Lights Photo Tour
When the lights grow bright, we'll explore the miracle of Chanukah and the magic of candlelight. Choose either Nachla'ot or the Old City, where dozens of chanukiot lie in wait for our eye to create.
I want to Explore the magic of candlelight
Desert Sunrise Photo Tour
Coffee and croissants greet the rising sun over the Judean desert. Capture the color and texture of the desert at dawn. Pause amid the silence and refresh your spirit.
The early bird catches the masterpiece
Machane Yehuda Chaos and Color
Learn to navigate the noise and chaos of a crowded marketplace to create pictures that explode with color and form. Explore back alleys, climb to a rooftop and have a private photo shoot in a back-corner bakery.
I'm Hungry to Learn Photography
Jerusalem Old City & The Kotel
Learn the secret of using the golden light of Jerusalem to enhance all your pictures. Explore back alleys and rooftops. Discover history and prayer, faces and spirit.
Take Me Down An ancient alley
Tel Aviv-Florentine Seedy Graffiti
Tel Aviv loves its graffiti. No one sprays it on the wall with more panache then the Florentine residents. Eye-popping art to feast your lens on.
Show me the colors
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Two-hour, private Jerusalem photography workshops

  • Machane Yehuda Market
  • The Old City and Kotel
  • Old City Ramparts Walk
  • Mea She’arim
  • Nachla’ot Photography Adventure
  • Picturesque Yemin Moshe
  • Mastering Cell Phone Photography
  • Christian Quarter and historical sites
  • Jerusalem By Night
  • Har Herzl Military Cemetery and Yad Vashem
  • Jerusalem Botanical Gardens
  • Ein Kerem
  • Israel Museum, Knesset & Wohl Rose Garden

Also seasonal and holiday tours in Jerusalem, including 7th and 8th night Chanukah walks in Nachla’ot or the Old City and Sukkot and Lag B’Omer in Mea She’arim, the Jerusalem Light Festival and more.  750 nis (Up to 4 participants. Additional participants, 150nis each.)

Fresh fruit in plastic cups ready to be blended into a delicious fruit shake
Jerusalem photo tour of Machane Yehuda market.
Home address number 18 in multiple, colorful ceramic tiles
Jerusalem photo tour of 18 Ramah Street.

Half-day Israel Photography Tours (4-hour photo safari)

Prices vary by location. Please contact me directly at [email protected] for price information on full and half-day photo safaris.

 
Multi-site Jerusalem Photography Tour     

This tour covers up to three Jerusalem destinations on the same day. Mix and match genre and locations per your personal interest.

Desert Sunrise and Dead Sea Photography Tour

Visit Nachal Prat, Nachal Og, The Darja Plateau and various sites along the shoreline of the Dead Sea for an awe-inspiring and soul-nourishing journey to Israel’s Judean Desert.

Ela Valley Photography Tour

At its peak season, from February through April, the Ela Valley features Israel’s richest concentration of wildflowers as well as commercial and wild almond trees and colorful anemone farms. This tour is a nature-lover’s paradise.

Western Negev Scarlet Spring Workshop (available only in February)

The winter rains feed a wildflower frenzy as red “kalaniot” or anemones carpet the forest floor across the western Negev region. This tour features a generous helping of wildflower and landscape photography with a side visit to the beautiful but inaptly named Ruchama Badlands.

Ramle Shuk and Old City

Machane Yehuda and the Carmel Markets combined, but without the tourists or pretension. Learn to corral the chaos and color in a busy outdoor market with a diverse, ethnic population. The Ramle shuk is a friendly atmosphere to hone your skill of photographing people in an unfamiliar environment.

Tel Aviv I: Florentin Murals & Graffiti and the Jaffa Flea Market
Tel Aviv II: Colorful Carmel Market and Beach Promenade

We’ll explore street photography and the urban landscape as we capture images of the rich mosaic of Israel’s population. Special emphasis on techniques for photographing people in an unfamiliar setting as well as travel and documentary photography.

Natural Light Portrait Photography

Learn the essentials of creating fine portraits in a natural setting. Learn to see and utilize the beauty of natural light and how to pose and communicate with subjects. Workshop also includes instruction in simple fill and off-camera flash techniques to produce professional results.

Introduction to Digital Photography Boot Camp

A half-day devoted to learning the fundamentals of photography and advanced operation of your camera. This workshop is designed to get you off automatic mode and taking control of your picture making. We’ll cover basic settings, metering and focusing modes, the exposure triangle, how to control depth and motion, exposure compensation, histograms and much more.

 

A dog rests on an antique chair during an Israel photography tour in the Jaffa flea market.
Cool stuff and cooler photos at the Jaffa flea market.
Purple lupine blossoming in spring on an Israel Photography Tour in the Ela Valley.
Spring wildflowers in Ela Valley.
Salt encrusted shoreline of the Dead Sea on an Israel photography tour
Sinkhole pool along the Dead Sea shoreline.
Golden glow of the Old City of Jerusalem as seen on a Jerusalem photography tour
Sunset on the walls of old Jerusalem.

Full-day Israel Photo Safari (8-12 hours)

Negev and Judean Desert Adventures

Darja Plateau and Ein Gedi: Hidden waterfalls and desert wildlife.

The Big Crater: Arenite Rocks, Colored Sands and Ein Yorqeam.

Sde Boker, Ein Avdat and Mitzpe Ramon Crater.

 

Galilee and Golan

Metulla Agricultural Region and the Ayun Stream waterfalls.

Mt. Hermon, the Banias Stream, Sa’ar Waterfall and Nimrod’s Fortress.

The Hula Valley: Abundant wildlife and water.

Tzfat – Old City and Artist’s Quarter and the graves of Talmudic rabbis.

Rocky mountain peak and purple rocks in Israel's Negev Desert
Israel photography tour: Colored Sands in the Negev Desert.