Eliyahu Alpern

Born and raised outside Chicago and now living in Israel, photographer Eliyahu Alpern has been interested in food, travel, and photography since childhood. He’s been a musician, cougar rehabilitator, vegetarian chef, organic farmer and multi-media maven. His photographic specialty is 360-degree panoramic images of Israel. He lives in the Upper Galilee with his family.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

Dr Seuss Books, Peanuts, and Photography Picture books

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Michael Chabon, Raphael Shalem, Terrence McKenna

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

To express my creativity and inspire people.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Follow your dreams.