People react immediately to Judah S. Harris' photographs - they're captivated by the beauty and storytelling ability of each of his pictures.
An accomplished photojournalist and fine art photographer, based in Jerusalem and New York, Judah has spent nearly three decades exploring and then sharing his vision of our surroundings, both near and far. His vivid portrayals of people, places, and life's moments have appeared in advertising in the United States and abroad, in magazines, on the Op-Ed Pages of the New York Times, and on the covers of more than 40 novels. His photo essays have been published in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, New York Newsday, and Country Living Magazine, and profiles about his work have appeared in Shutterbug, The Picture Professional, American Photo, Photo Insider, and various web 'zines. Judah's photographs are widely appreciated for their distinct composition, strong sense of narrative, and unique visual take on life.
Judah’s photography documenting Jewish life has been exhibited at the Jewish Museum and the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum in New York City, Beth Hatefutsoth in Tel Aviv, and the Klutznick National Museum in Washington, D.C. His images are also on permanent display at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York.
A graduate of Yeshiva University, Judah's interest in the visual arts began at age 13, when he bought a Super 8 camera with some of his bar mitzvah money. An educator and an inspiring public speaker, Judah lectures about his work and conducts workshops for groups of various ages, from teenagers to adults. He has taught business and creative marketing to Illustration Majors at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.