Gili Benita - Photographer & Visual Editor | Commercial & Editorial Photography


CONTACT
gilibenita@hotmail.com
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Gili is a photographer and visual editor, born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel, and currently based in New York City. 
        Inspired by the interplay between characters and their social narrative, Gili photographs using soft light and color. He strives to create intimate spaces through tender imagery, preserving the authenticity of the people he photographs and their stories. 
        He is also a visual editor, collaborating with brands and publications to bring visual concepts to life. He worked at Verizon, producing and editing photoshoots, and at Aint–Bad Magazine, where he edited and designed Issue 15. 

SELECT CLIENTELE
The New York Times
New York Magazine
Vogue Italia
I-D Magazine
HBO
Pentagram
iGNANT
Claire’s
Elephant Magazine
Ha'Aretz
Sabukaru
Gata Magazine
Cultured Magazine
Aint Bad
The Independent Photographer
Life Farmer
VSCO
Mako
Fotodemic
PH Museum
AWARDS
Local Testimony | 2018
Tokyo International Foto Awards, 
Lisette Model Scholarship and the Director's Fellowship, ICP | 2019
Vogue Italia Portfolio Reviews |  2020
CPOY Award of Excellence | 2020
PhotoVogue x Voice NFT Residency
Alexia Grant Professional Finalist | 2024

MEMBER OF
Diversify Photo
Thursday Child
EXHIBITIONS
  • Local Testimony, 
    Group exhibition, Erets Israel Museum 
    Te-Aviv | 2018
  • 'Kodoku' 
    Solo exhibition, Space Place Gallery
    Russia | 2018
  • The Print Fair, 
    Group exhibition 
    Tel-Aviv | 2019
  • The Brussels Street Photography Festival,
    Group exhibition
    Brussels | 2019
  • International Center Of Photography,
    OYC Virtual Group Exhibition 
    New York | 2020
  • Gallery Photographs,
    Virtual Solo Exhibition 
    Japan | 2020
  • Lagos Photo Festival,
    Home Museum 
    Nigeria | 2020
  • Palm Photo Prize, 
    10-14 Gallery, Group Exhibition,  
    London | 2021
  • Photoville,
    Cafecito Group Exhibition
  •  New York | 2024
EDUCATION
International Center Of Photography, 
Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Program.  2019-2020 


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