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Artist Photographer Filmmaker Ella Manor specialises in Fine Art & Fashion Photography. After spending nine years in New York city, Manor moved back to her hometown of Tel Aviv in order to continue to develop her fine art and commercial photography globally.
Earned an Associate degree in Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology (2006, New York City). Graduated Empire State College with a Bachelor in Science in Visual Arts Photography Major (BSc, New York, 2009). Studied Alternative processes at ICP (New York, 2009) and completed her painting study in The Art Student's League of New York (2010).
Manor's work has been featured in art, fashion and photography publications around the world including Harper's Bazaar (USA), Kurv (Australia), Clam (Paris), Twill (Milan), Artmosphere (Barcelona), and Timeout (Tel Aviv), to name a few. Manor shoots commissioned portraiture for Galeria, Haaretz newspaper.
Winner of the Prix de la photographie (Paris), for both self portraiture and fashion artworks, Manor has also won numerous other awards for her work, such as the Black and White Spider Awards, and the Color Awards. Exhibited her work in a number of group and solo exhibitions in the Museum of Fine Art Photography, Lana Satorelli Gallery, Monkdogz Urban Art, and Michali Fine Art.
In 2009, Manor started teaching photoshop for photographers in 3rd Ward Studios New York and consulting and writing for the New York Institute of Photography on career development for photographers, marketing for photographers and photo gear.
In 2010, Manor was commissioned by ELLE Magazine to create artwork for a project which blurred the lines between art, fashion and travel, culminating in an exhibition in Bloomingdals flagship store. Manor's work was also featured by Lensbaby LLC who names Manor "Lensbaby Guru" and are now calling her their Israeli Ambassador.
In 2011, Manor was titled "Panasonic Luminary" by Panasonic N. America and commissioned to create artwork and present her work for the company in WPPI in Las Vegas. As a result Manor was asked to feature her work in a digital solo exhibition as part of Photo District News' annual bash at the Intrepid air and sea museum in Chelsea, NYC.
Today, Manor divides her time between shooting fashion, portraiture and advertising for brands and magazines, exhibiting and selling her artwork, teaching Lensbaby workshops and giving artist talks in different venues catering to photography students and art lovers, she is also developing her line of home products to be launched in 2014.