Heidi Levine is an American freelance photojournalist based in Jerusalem that has
worked as a professional photojournalist starting as a staffer with the Associated
Press in Israel, and is currently represented by the French photo agency Sipa Press.
Over the course of her photojournalism career, Levine has covered the most critical
moments in the Middle East including the revolutions in Egypt and Libya, the crisis in
Syria, the Israel Lebanon war, and the numerous conflicts in the Gaza Strip.
She has brought frontline action and behind-the-scenes human stories to the world’s
major press outlets. Her photographs have appeared, often as cover stories, in
numerous international publications including Time, Stern, Focus, Paris Match,
L’Express, Newsweek, The New York Times Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine,
Amnesty International, Forbes Magazine, and more.
She has won a myriad of awards for her photographs of conflicts that include being
awarded the inaugural winner of The Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism
Award for her work during the Gaza war in 2014 and an Emmy nomination in 2012
for a documentary on Hamas for The Globe and Mail.