This extraordinary exhibition displayed for the first time how foreign diplomats and journalists see Israel of the 21st century through the camera lens.

"Israel Through Foreign Lenses"

 

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On the occasion of the 65th anniversary of Israel’s independence and International Friendship Day, The Diplomatic Club magazine launched the diplomatic photo exhibition entitled "Israel Through Foreign Lenses". This extraordinary new exhibition displayed for the first time how foreign diplomats and journalists see Israel of the 21st century through the camera lens.

This special project was initiated and implemented by the Israeli Diplomatic Club magazine Chief Editor Mrs. Julia Verdel, and in full cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Protocol and Official Guests Bureau, headed by Mrs. Talia Lador-Fresher.

The following 101 pictures include the winners of the photography contest and a sampling of the participating photos. Each photo in the video includes an indication of the country of origin of the Diplomat-Photographer.

Enjoy!

The photographers:

Mr. Dev Sharan Sams – India
Mr. Sachin Kumar Srivastava – India
E. Siva Subramaniam Iyer – India
Jeshima KY — India
Mr. Carlos Berruezo – Spain
Mr. Mikel Marin – Spain
Mr. Jonathan Goff – USA
Mr. Noah Smith – USA
Ms. Pavlina Schultz – Czech Republic
Mr. Niclas Maabari Skovbjerg – Denmark
Mr. Sandor Pamuk – Hungary
Ms. Yumi Ishido – Japan
Mr. Luka Tomic – Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ms. Nida Degutiene – Lithuania
Ms. Charlotte Veldkamp – The Netherlands
Mr. Jacek Olejnik – Poland
Mr. Yoonsang Lee – Republic of Korea
Ms. Olga Novytska – Ukraine

  • See more photographs submitted to the exhibition.