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About Judah S. Harris

"Emotional, poignant to our times, rich, metaphorical - these are all the things that Judah does best." Phil Rose, Creative Director, Hyperion Books

"His compositional choices, arrangements, angles and use of light and shadow put a creator's stamp on everything." Barry Tanenbaum, writing in Shutterbug Magazine

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, Judah has spent more than two decades exploring, understanding, 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. Individual collectors and corporations have purchased signed prints of his evocative portraits of real people, real places, and everyday life. Bloomingdale's owns 19 large prints of his conceptual color and black and white work which they display at four East Coast locations.

Judah is a graduate of Yeshiva University. His 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 frequently about his work to groups of various ages, leads photography workshops for teenagers and adults, and has taught business and creative marketing to Illustration Majors at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.

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