My greatest life passions, nature and photography, take me into the wild. As an adventurous wildlife photographer, I travel in extreme conditions to the most remote places on earth, capturing images of rarely viewed animals in their natural habitats. My lifelong mission is to raise awareness to pressing environmental issues, by taking pictures that were never taken before.
Thank you for your support, and welcome to my journey!
Roie Galitz (born 1980) is an award winning wildlife photographer, entrepreneur and public speaker, currently based in NYC. He is also honored to serve as a Greenpeace ambassador, calling to protect our planet.
For over a decade, Roie has been exploring and documenting our planet’s wildlife. His photographs get great exposure worldwide, millions of views and frequent appearances in the media (BBC, PBS, National Geographic and more). It was presented in local and international exhibitions, featured in exclusive magazines and honored with many international awards over the years.
Roie is one of Israel’s leading figures in the field of photography and was named to The Marker's 2017 40 under 40 list. He shares his knowledge and passion with tens of thousands of photography lovers at the establishments he founded: Galitz School of Photography; largest photography school in Israel (founded 2007), Phototeva Expeditions; one of the world’s top 10 photography expeditions companies (Founded 2010), Composition Magazine; Israel’s most popular photography magazine (Founded 2009), and the Annual Israeli Photography Convention (Founded 2008).
Roie also co-founded TalkMaster School of Public Speaking. He is a sought-after public speaker, frequently giving talks in photography conferences and environmental events all over the world.
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PHOTO CONTEST JUDGING
SkyPixel - DJI's Aerial Photo & Video Contest - Photo Group Judge (2018)
National Geographic Israel Photo Contest - Head of Jury (2018)
Wiki Loves Monuments - Wikipedia's Photo Contest - Judge (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
BBC | PBS | National Geographic | Nikon Pro | PetaPixel | Popular Photography
Digital SLR Photography | Digital Photographer | Outdoor Photographer | NPhoto
TEDx Wexford, TEDx Helsinki University, TEDx Glasgow | The UK Photography Show | B&H
Nikon 600mm F/4E FL ED VR
Nikon 500mm F/4 AF-S VR N
Nikon 24-70mm F/2.8
Nikon 14-24mm F/2.8
Nikon 85mm F/1.4 AF-S
Nikon 105mm F/2.8 Macro
Nikon 200-500mm F/5.6
Nikon X2 TC-20Ell
Nikon X1.7 TC-17E
DJI Phantom 4 Pro+
DJI Phantom 3 Pro
SeaCam Underwater Housing for Nikon D810
Gitzo 3541LS Tripod
Manfrotto 502HD Video Head
Silk PRO 340 DX
LowePro Vertex 300AW