Hello!


You have arrived here for a reason.
Maybe it's because you are simply in love and you want to freeze your feelings in time, forever.
Maybe, you have a passion for photography and you wanted to explore my galleries.
Or, you want to decorate your home with high-quality art and heard I can help!
Perhaps you heard someone recommend me and you want to know more.
Or, you are a fellow creative and you want to get to know me or work with me.
Maybe, you saw my work on display in person or online, and want to see what I offer.
For any reason, I can't wait to help you, inspire you, document your life, or just chat with you.
I'm really looking forward to getting to know you. :)

 
 

Recent Sessions


Engagements

Engagements

Personal Work

Personal Work

Weddings

Weddings

Families

Families

 
  • Kate is the best!! I love how she captures the true personality of our family!!
    — Tammy W.
  • WOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!! Fantastic pictures Kate! I can't stop looking at them! With your skills, you have a bright future ahead! We'll be recommending you to many people! :)
    — Daniel F.
  • Oh Kate!! These are gorgeous! You are so talented. I love, love, love them!! Thank you so much. I'm crying. I just cannot stop looking at the photos.
    — Kirsten B.
  • Wow! The pictures are amazing! I love each and every one of them, you're the best. ♥
    — Anna J.
  • Wow!! They're perfect!!!! The pictures are amazing!! Thank you so much! I'm so happy I chose you. Can't wait for the wedding day.. Thank you so much again.
    — Bothaina N.
  • We loved them!! So happy we did this with you! Thank you so much for everything! We really had a lot of fun with you! We are so glad and grateful for the photos, they are beautiful.
    — Sigi F.
  • I just downloaded the photos now, and they are so beautiful. I mean wooow you did a wonderful job... I really appreciate your wonderful touch...
    — Reem A.
  • A couple days ago we sat down to look at the pictures, they are absolutely beautiful. I loved them all. It was so special to have you there. People are right when they say that it is important to have a professional photographer to capture those really special moments that now are only in our memories and on the pictures...
    — Angelica M.
  • WE LOVE THEM
    We basically just relived our awesome wedding :))))))))
    Thanks so much Kate!
    — Joshua G.
  • Thank you so much Kate! These are beautiful. My favorites are the beach photos! That sunset and lighting is just perfect!
    — Corinne A.
  • Just wanted to thank you again for the awesome job you did of taking photos at our wedding :) The shots are perfect, and so is the album layout!!
    — Polina B.
 

 
 

Since you made it this far...


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...here is a little about me, the artist! My name is Kate Giryes and I am from all over. :) I was born in Portland, Oregon, then lived for a few years in Orlando, Florida, and then for most of my life I lived in the countryside of Indiana, on a beautiful farm. I moved to Tel-Aviv, Israel in 2013, after meeting, falling in love with, and marrying my wonderful husband, Amir Giryes.

My background is in retail management, but my passion is photographic art and design. I fell in love with photography when I bought my first point-and-shoot camera at the age of 14. I couldn't put it down. I very quickly upgraded cameras -- not once, not twice, but three times within the course of a few years until I purchased my first DSLR, a Nikon D60. Then I was really in love. I slowly taught myself the art of photography through reading many books, following blogs, taking short courses, and non-stop practicing.

I started my business shooting portraits upon moving to Israel. It was something I could do with my limited knowledge of the local language. And here we are today. | Read More...