Israeli photographer Amit Sha'al was born in 1974 and works as staff photographer on the daily business newspaper Calcalist. He also works as an independent photographer on long and short term documentary projects. Sha'al's photographs have been featured in major magazines and newspapers in Israel. His awards include a Series of the Year in Israel's premier press-photo contest, Local Testimony. Sha'al has had solo exhibitions in Israel and Ireland and has participated in numerous group exhibitions. He is based in Tel Aviv.