AUTHORErika N. Tal-Shir is an artist, portrait photographer, and co-founder of Beamcollective. She was born and raised in Belgium and moved to Israel in 1994. Erika has always had a creative soul, always looking for new ways to express her imagination and creative sense. After finishing Photography Studies in Studio Gavra Tel Aviv, she perfected her skills and knowledge with internationally recognized photography masters like Sue Bryce, Tracy Willis, Paulina Duczman, and others. She found that the camera gives her the maximum possibility to create her vision within her world of imagination, often rising from the need to keep innocence, faith, and beauty alive. She is an active member of WPE, MPA, and TPM..Art Market Magazine awarded her the Gold List Award in 2021, and one of her works was exhibited in Milano at the Biennale in October 2021. Erika has reached the Masters's level at TPM(The Portrait Masters) by Sue Bryce.