|Shai Ginott was born in Jerusalem in 1958. Her photographs have appeared in many newspapers, periodicals and books. She has published several books, including the bestseller Echoes of a Landscape, which won the Gold Prize at the Jerusalem International Book Fair in 1993; It Looks to Me, Seems to Me, a book for children published in 1994; and A Place in the Heart/Jerusalem, published in 1995.
Shai Ginott teaches in various photography workshops and lectures throughout Israel. Her photographs have been displayed in exhibits in Israel and abroad, among them the Barbican Center in London and the Olympus Gallery in Tokyo. Her exhibitions Nature and Landscape in Israel, The Spirit of Jerusalem, and From the Beginning have been shown throughout the world under the auspices of the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs.