Self Portrait as Hannah, Samuel’s Mother, Part of Biblical Women Series 2014 ©
I photograph women, Biblical women, to be precise. For me, a woman is the essence of existence, possessing the beauty of procreation, maternity and femininity. In my Women of the Bible book, I shed new light on religious photography, capturing powerful Biblical women in the very places they once lived. The staged scenes are inspired by art of the Renaissance, timeless myths, and classical literature.”
Born in Tiberias, Israel in 1976, Dikla Laor Has a master’s degree in biblical studies from the University of Haifa, She also has a B.A. in Philosophy and Communications, cum laude, from Bar Ilan University; and a degree in Visual and Interactive Communications Engineering from Kinneret Academic College. Dikla is a mother to Ma’ayan, Gefen and Nevo, and is married to her beloved husband, Modi.
Dikla Laor is also the founder of Webtopus, a web design and development company.