In 2014 Ilan Wittenberg first exhibition was held at Auckland’s scenic waterfront. Titled Black, White & Colour, the exhibition featured portraiture, landscape and fine art. During 2015, Wittenberg documented the people in the Old City of Jerusalem. Faces of Jerusalem was exhibited at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery and was featured in f11 Magazine as well as in Art New Zealand and D-Photo Magazine.

The Bare Truth portfolio was exhibited at the 2016 Head On Photo Festival in Sydney as well as a Signature Programme of the 2016 Auckland Festival of Photography. It was featured in multiple news media including STUFF, Our Auckland, TV3 Story, The Wireless and the Sunday Star Times. The Bare Truth collection contains more than 300 portraits.

Ilan won the Portrait category and the Grand Prize at the 2018 Sony Alpha awards. His winning photo was featured on the cover of D-Photo magazine together with a feature story from his travel to Morocco. His solo exhibitions include:
2020 From here to Africa – The Maasai People, Uxbridge Gallery
2020 Scapes, The Grey Place
2021 Faces of CairoStudio 1
2022 Faces of Humanity, the New Zealand Parliament (Beehive)