BIO

Roie Galitz (born 1980) is an award-winning wildlife photographer, entrepreneur and educator. 

Ambassador for DJI, Gitzo, G-tech, Wix, and Greenpeace - Arctic and Antarctic.

For over a decade, Roie is exploring and documenting our planet’s wildlife. His photographs get great exposure worldwide, millions of views and frequent appearances in the media (most recently featured in the BBC's Snow Bears film, aired Christmas 2017). 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.

Awards and Exhibitions 

 

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)

SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS:

DJI | Gitzo | Greenpeace | Wix | G-tech | Galitz | Phototeva | TalkMaster

FEATURED ON:
BBC | PBS | National Geographic | Nikon Pro | PetaPixel | Popular Photography
Digital SLR Photography | Digital Photographer | Outdoor Photographer | NPhoto

TALKS: TEDx Wexford, Helsinki, Glasgow | The Photography Show UK

Camera:

Nikon D850
Nikon D810
Nikon D5


Lenses:
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

Drone:

DJI Phantom 4 Pro+
DJI Phantom 3 Pro

Accessories:
SeaCam Underwater Housing for Nikon D810
Gitzo 3541LS Tripod
Manfrotto 502HD Video Head
Silk PRO 340 DX
LowePro Vertex 300AW
LowePr
o BP250AWII

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