Erika N. Tal-Shir is an artist and founder of Beam Collective and a fine art and portrait photographer.
Erika was born in 1966 in Belgium, immigrated to Israel in 1994.
Throughout her life, she has always explored different kinds of creative outlets, music, writing, and painting included.
Since a few years, she found that the camera gives her the maximum possibility to create her own vision within her world of imagination, often rising from the need to keep innocence, faith, and beauty alive, but also exploring those same aspects.
She went to study with internationally recognized photographers like Tracy Willis (UK), Sue Bryce (USA), Paulina Duczman (UK), Alexandra Lord (UK).
She is an active member of WPPA, WPE, and The Portrait Masters where she has received multiple bronze merits and has recently received her first silver one. She is working toward being an Accredited Photographer from Sue Bryce.