Roie Galitz is one of the world's leading wildlife photographers and an ambassador of the World Greenpeace Organization.

Shahar Cohen is considered one of the top nature photographers in Israel for the past 32 years.

Yossi Eshbol is a pioneer of professional nature photography in Israel and a leading wildlife and bird photographer.

The Studio Gavra School of Photography has for the past five decades trained the best photographers in Israel. Studio Gavra was founded in the early 1960s by Gavra...


Planet Arava 1 was considered a success from the outset. The impressive number of participants and varied activity program met the needs of both new and veteran photographers and provided countless opportunities for get-togethers, discussions, and information exchange. The event was also a success thanks to the impressive choice of judges, lecturers and workshop leaders. And of course, owing to the crowning glory, the amazing Arava area that offers perfect locations for terrific photographs.

For Planet Arava 2 we put together an almost entirely new and surprising team, and this team building effort is still a work in progress: