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Hello,

My name is Niv Shank and I'm a photographer and filmmaker originally from Israel, where I spent my early years growing up in a small desert town, by the dead sea.

I grew up in a multi cultural home, with an Eastern European father and a Middle Eastern mother. Both inspired me to explore cultures, places, languages and people as a way of life.

I discovered early on that photography was the perfect way to explore the world and different cultures. Since picking up a camera, I have never stopped documenting my world.

Photography is the perfect artistic expression for me. I've found that it's the in-between moments when my subjects relax that I am able to capture the most authentic moments. That's what I love.

I love to travel, and my first stop was Italy.

I spent two years touring Europe, shooting and absorbing the cultures. My time spent in these places has had a huge impact on my work.

I’m following my vision to create images that are inspired from life, real people, candid moments, landscapes and memories.

I work mostly on location and I always shoot with a narrative in mind. I take great satisfaction in creating a fresh experience with each of my subjects.

I feel indebted to all the wonderful people I have photographed for their role in my career and life.

I thank you all, and those yet to come, for being part of my continuing journey and hope to be a part of yours.

Sincerely,

NIV

Commissions:

180LA

Y&R

Bully pictures

Katy Perry

Liberation Next

L'Express styles

Nylon Magazine

Out Magazine

Arena Magazine

Fiasco Magazine

Hello Mr

Damaged magazine

Dapper Taper magazine

Capitol Records

Emi Records

People Revolution

Buro 24/7

99 cent

Ace hotel

New York city opera

Kindred health care

University of Phoenix

Lucile foundtion

Exhibitions:

* Month of photography Los Angeles - 2017

* America- 2015

* City of angels -2014

* A way - Creator Alicia coppola - 2013

* Hollywood - Jeanie madsen gallery Santa Monica- 2012

Films and Music videos:

* Summer break -2017

* Fall - 2016

* By the sea 2016

* The Tailor - Pre production first feature film - 2018

* Origami Girl - 2015

* Hello Mr 2015

* Force of Movement - 2015 | 40th north film festival

* Vision of Trust - 2015

* Freedom 2014