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I was super excited to be commissioned again by “Redland London” to create the new ad campaign for their upcoming new line of awesome luggage.
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Redland London “Be Prepared for anything”

The previous campaign was all about the concept of “Go anywhere” with the new 4-wheel drive bags,
and was shot in the ramon crater in the desert- here in Israel
The new campaign was more about the durability of this new line of luggage, and the idea that it will help you "Be prepared for anything!"
I came up with the creative where our protagonist is bombarded with lemons from a tree, and yet is prepared with his stylized luggage to protect himself.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, or at least shield your head!
Check out the Video-

The Photoshoot-
As always, I opted for a small crew and practical effects, shooting Dvir using a softlighter and
A glorious sunrise as a backlight.
After the main shot was created we proceeded to shoot the various lemons, using high tech BBQ sticks
To get them into the various positions. Using an Ipad and Eyefi card I was able to monitor that
everything was going as planned and in the correct place.
I really love the result, combining a fun, surreal and eye catching image with some sexy colorful luggage.
Thanks to Sivan Mor Goldman for the Behind the scenes video!
on bench

Getting the lemons in place





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Gear Used:

5d Mark 3

Canon 16-35L (Main image)

Canon 85 1.8

Canon 50 1.2

Think Tank TakeOff roller bag


Canon 580ex2




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Me and Sivan created this short film with the help of many talented friends. Some have called it “The little Mermaid in reverse” we call it “The Diver”.

Let us know what you think, and feel free to share it with people who might like this sort of thing.


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Creating “White Space” took quite a while.

I had the image in my mind, and was really excited about it, but I knew putting it together would be something special.

It all started with a sketch I drew horribly-


This is why I create things things with a camera, my hand-to-pen coordination results in that terrible looking Space Ship.

I then needed to actually build a space ship.

I am not a rocket scientist.


Next was getting the space suits, and the wonderful people to play the parts of astronauts and lovely lady.

Lucky for me I got to work with the amazing Michal and DvirPhoto By

This Photos is Actually an insane 143 Megapixel image, created from 8 separate shots (was shot with Canon 5d3 50mm 1.2 Lens)- I did this so that all those wonderous details will

show up when printed.

Photo By Ronengoldman.comProblem is, that the PSD (Photoshop file) with the layers was 8gb, took 20 mins to save each time, and nearly melted my computer.

I love the result.

Thanks to Sivan, Dvir, Michal Eyal and Leon.

More of this series can be found here

Would love to hear what you think, leave a comment below!

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My Groove, is back, from long vacation

I was sent by a known luggage company to do a commercial photo shoot for their new suitcases.

We decided the best place to shoot it would be at the Ramon Crater, at sunrise.

We slept the night before at the lovely Alpaca Farm, and woke up at 4:50 AM and headed out to the highest mountain lookout we could find.

After the photoshoot was done, we were all very happy with the results, and very tired as well.

But before we left, I had Dvir, the star of the shoot to fulfill a lifelong dream of mine, to surf down the slopes of the craters winding road.

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It was quite an epic morning.

Thank you to Dvir and Oded for making this happen!

>>>>Get a Print of “My Groove is Back, from Long Vacation” here.

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I have been planning this photoshoot for a few months now.

I had the image in my head for a while and really wanted to make it happen.

I scouted the location, measured things, decided on lens and distances, contacted a talented costume designer, checked lighting at different times of day- In short,

I had a plan, and the plan was damn good.

The days arrived, up at 05:30 in the morning, meet the awesome actors and everyone else involved.

Take a meter of the lighting, distance composition- everything is in place, not a soul around except one guy reading on a far away bench.

Daphna the actress steps out to the ledge as planned, everything is working like clockwork.

Man on bench puts down book. walks over and says: “what the hell are you doing? whatever that is, you can’t do that.”


He is the guy from city hall in charge of making sure no one takes photos at that very specific location. He was actually really nice about, explaining that we need a permit to

shoot there, and without it his hands are tied. ironically, the whole plays is filled with closed circuit cameras so he did need to do his job well.

At this point I realized all my planning is down the drain- all the planning and effort seemed to be down the drain.

But I realized this stuff happens all the time, and as photographers, we just need to be able to adapt to changing situations and this was one of them.

I quickly walked around looking for an alternate location, one that has not been researched for months that would fulfill all the needs of the shoot.

(foreground figure, background figure, a place to hide, non changing light conditions, good composition, placing for lighting and so on)

I found it not far from there and we got going.

At first I was disappointed, the sheer amount of time I put into planning this thing versus the swiftness in which it was stopped caught me off guard.

There seemed to be too may factors to take into account, and I didn’t think I could pull it off so quickly and under the pressure of all the people that came out to do this thing

with me at 0600 in the morning. But I remembered importance of being jelly, to go with what you have got, and making art is better than not making art, and pulled it all


The result is awesome, and I love it.

and the whole experience really opened up my eyes.

(See what I did there?)


The Rest of the series here

Photographer: Ronen Goldman

Costume+styling: Rona Plotek

Lighting: Dvir Greenvald

Starring: Daphna and oded.

admin| 08 Jan 2013| 11 comments

Setting out to create “At the chime of the city clock” I knew I would need someone special to pull it off.

I was lucky enough to be able to contact Tali, An amazing actress and accomplished practitioner of “Acro-Yoga”.

She would be the one doing all the “flying”.

But as always, the first step was to create a terrible sketch of how it would be done-

Next, we got everything into place, made sure the time of day would allow for no direct Sunlight,

And we got crackin.

Avner Held Tali up “Superman” style- and what was really amazing with working with such professionals was their ability to do so many different variations and hold it in place.

This is what is looked like with everything happening-

After about 100 attempts- it all fell into place quite perfectly(we did a version with a hat that made it into the final edit)

*Big thanks to Tali and Avner for sharing their awesome skills,

and Sivan And Dvir- who did amazing lighting work.

More Photos on Facebook.


Gear Used:

5d mk2 , 16-35 2.8L , Manfrotto Tripod, Lastolite ezybox, 580exii, umbrella.

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Starring: Dvir

With Much Help From Talya and Sivan- Thanks guys!

More here!!


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surreal click to enter
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There are many skills one needs to acquire to become a good photographer- knowledge of composition, exposure, focal length, understanding timing and human behavior.
But I have come to realize, that perhaps the MOST important skill of all is knowing how to choose which photos to show others.
Choosing the absolute best ‘take’ of a photo session, or that one photo from a whole day of shooting- is hard.
You need to be able to detach yourself from being the photographer who took or created those photos and become as objective of a critic as possible.
You need to be able to look at your own photos as if you are seeing them for the first time, and they aren’t yours at all. Some people simply ask other people to tell them what they think, because doing this is so difficult.
I feel that I have become pretty good at this, but there is always room for improvement.

I created this Image over the weekend, with my good friends Nic,Chan,Sivan and Lobo. Nic Jumped in the air many times, which left me with many options to choose from.

Things I took into account were angle, sharpness, lighting, facial expression, body language and that extra thing I Cant put my finger on.

Did I choose well? which take would you go with?

Behind the Scenes

(Also: sometimes you become a critic WHILE your shooting- don’t do that you will have time for that later..)

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Dawn at Cotopaxi

I remember that morning.  It must have been about 8 years ago.

Me and some friends have just woken up, after spending the night camping on top of a mountain in


Across from us lay the Volcano named “Cotopaxi” in all of its splendor.

I wasn’t that into photography back then, but I had a simple ‘pentax’ film camera with me.

My friend Elisheva was staring down the mountain as the rising sun washed over everything.

I still cant believe I was actually there.

Thank god for photography.

admin| 29 Oct 2011| 0 comments

Ronen Goldman- The “Surrealistic Pillow” Project

The Magician

The Magician



Identity Crisis

The Voyagers

The Voyagers

Good Day for The Lemon Farmer

Good Day for The Lemon Farmer

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Reoccuring Dream

Reoccuring Dream

The Fisherman

The Fisherman

My heart

My heart

Human Huggers

Human Huggers

Oh! The Places You'll Go

Oh! The Places You'll Go

Light King


creating The “Surrealistic Pillow” Project,

Photographer Ronen Goldman Continues The exploration of images seen by him in his Dreams,

Through Imaginative and surreal Conceptual photography.

Some of the images are filled with fun and joy, others laced with paranoia and fears, while the rest are simply….strange.

The Project goes on, and images will be added here as they are created.


*I’m  Looking to work with AD AGENCIES on creating more exciting conceptual photos, for


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We Have Our Winners! יש לנו זוכים

@Monika Czinege
@itai trilnick
@Netta Kavenstock
@mai dinh
@natalia zaidman
@sivan mor

Please send me your address (to So I can Ship these photos out to you!

אנא שלחו לי כתובת למשלוח התמונות, ותודה לכל מי שעזר להפיץ את הדף!

Thanks To everyone who helped spread the word (If your name isnt above and it should be, let me know)

Keep Sharing The page to people who like photography!

Hope you enjoy the photos..


Why am I doing this?

After 4 Years of creating the “Surrealistic Pillow Project” I thought its time to give some photos away.
also, I have started a new Facebook page called “A Photo a Day” and I want  people who are interested in photography to be a part of it.

help me Spread the Word!

What I’m Giving away-

An Awesome Photo Package! in each package will be 5 random “Surrealistic Pillow Project” A5 sized images.

The Package will be sent by mail.(remember ‘mail’?)

The Rules:

1. Get at least 10 Friends to ‘Like’ The NEW! “A Photo A Day” – Ronen Goldman

2. Each friend that joins MUST comment on the giveaway video Telling me which friend sent him to the page.(Example:’ Robert Zimmerman sent me!  I love cats!’)
3. Sharing the page on your facebook wall counts as 1 friend.

The FIRST 50 People with at least 10 friends who have joined- get the package!
The giveaway starts on Friday July 1st and Ends Friday July 22nd
* If more than 50 people manage to do this Before the end date, I will raffle another 20 Packages between those remaining who have invited 10 friends.

Who can Participate-

From Anywhere in the world that accepts mail from Israel.

Thanks for your help and Good luck!


חלוקת התמונות הגדולה או: למה אני עושה את זה

לאחר 4 שנים של יצירת פרוייקט הכרית הסוריאליסטית, החלטתי שהגיע הזמן לחלק כמה מהתמונות שנוצרו בתקופה הזאת.

כמו כן, פתחתי דף חדש בפייסבוק ואני מעוניין שאנשים שאוהבים צילום ישמעו עליו ויצטרפו.

!עיזרו לי להפיץ את הבשורה

?מה מקבלים

!”חבילה מגניבה של 5 תמונות אקראיות מתוך פרויקט “הכרית הסוריאליסטית


בדואר A5


מזמינים לפחות 10 חברים להצטרף לקבוצת

The NEW! “A Photo A Day” – Ronen Goldman

.(על ידי לחיצת “לייק” על הקבוצה)

ץ2.החבר החדש שהצטרף חייב לכתוב תגובה על הסרטון הזה בו הוא מציין מי שלח אותו

(! לדוגמא ‘דבנדרה כהן שלח אותי, וגם אני אני שותה בירה שפירא)

פרסום דף הקבוצה על הקיר נחשב לחבר אחד.

ה50 אנשים הראשונים שבזכותם הצטרפו לקבוצה לפחות 10 אנשים יקבלו את חבילת התמונות

**המבצע יתחיל ב1 ביולי ויסתיים ב22 ביולי.

***מבין האנשים שצירפו לפחות 10 אנשים לפני גמר הזמן, אך לאחר ה50 הראשונים- יוגרלו עוד 20 חבילות

!תודה על העזרה, ובהצלחה


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במפעל האצטרובל


Yet Another Image from The “Surrealistic Pillow” Project by Ronen Goldman.

Shot at the old “Herzl house” at Kibbutz hoolda.

Starring: Smadar Tsook.

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תמונה נוספת מפרוייקט “כרית סוריאליסטית” של רונן גולדמן
צולם בקיבוץ חולדה, בכיכובה של סמדר צוק
חדש!! לחצו על האייקון למטה כדי לחלוק את התמונה עם חברים בפייסבוק