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A special guest from the defense press at ISDEF 2010 Ziv Koren winner of PDN award 2010.

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ISDEF 2010
4th International Israel Defence Exhibition

18 - 20 October 2010
Ziv Koren at ISDEF 2010

Monday, 18 October 2010, 21:39 PM

A special guest from the defense press at ISDEF 2010, Ziv Koren, winner of PDN award 2010.
At ISDEF 2010, the Israeli photographer Ziv Koren was there with some sample pictures of one of the world's top elite combat units.

Ziv Koren photographs copyright the Israeli army in action

For 6 months, world renown photojournalist Ziv Koren has followed Israel's special police counter terror unit, "Yaman", ranked as one of the top five of its kind in the world, in operations and training never viewed before. Breathtaking photographs showing the unit's actions will be premiered at the ISDEF, among other special units documented by Koren, an impressive experience for any visitor interested in the field of defence. This behind-the-scenes reportage won the international PDN award 2010.

Ziv Koren photographs copyright the Israeli army in action

Ziv Koren has been a professional photojournalist for over 15 years. He began his career as photographer in the Israeli army, later to join the editorial committee of the Yedioth Achronoth daily newspaper, as photographer and photo editor. Ziv Koren has been photojournalist for Sygma and Gamma photo agencies, and is a staff photographer for Polaris Images since 2003. His photographs from various projects and assignments have been published in numerous international publications including Time magazine, Newsweek, US News & World Report, the Sunday Times Magazine, Stem, Der Spiegel, Paris Match, l’Express and Wired Magazine. Koren’s award-winning photographs have been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions worldwide.
Koren’s 1995 image of an exploded Israeli bus, was selected in 2000 as one of the 200 most important images in the last 45 years by the World Press Photo organization, besides other award like “Photo District News”, Yann Geffroy”, and “Picture of the Year”. Koren has contributed to many books, and regularly lectures at workshops and universities.

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