By the time Dan Herrick graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, he had covered the capturing of war criminals in Sarajevo, the Chiapas Uprising in Mexico, and traveled to and photographed in about 30 countries. Currently he resides in New York City. He strives to capture the beauty in the world (and the studio) even within the chaos.

He speaks German and Spanish fluently.. He is available for editorial and commercial assignments worldwide and locally. Past clients include Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and Lonely Planet Guidebooks for which collections of stock imagery were created for exclusive in-house use. His photographs appear regularly in books, magazines, and newspapers everywhere.