'You are an aperture through which the universe is looking at and exploring itself.'
- Alan Watts -
Moment Maker and Memory Keeper
Contributor to Getty Images - 2015 to Present
Contributor to The DJ List - 2013 to Present
Born and raised in Southern California, Daniel Leist is a fine art, event, and entertainment photographer currently residing in Los Angeles.
Daniel has always been behind a camera and found a niche as a contributor in festival and concert photography with Getty Images. Since 2013, Daniel has covered music festivals and events up and down the West Coast, including Coachella, Lightning in a Bottle, Shambhala Music Festival, Beyond Wonderland, Camp Flog Gnaw, Global Dance Festival, Desert Hearts, and more. His work has been featured in Billboard, Rolling Stone, Buzzfeed, Fuse, Thump, The Huffington Post, and as a lead photographer for The DJ List.
Forbes Japan: 米音楽フェス「ハードコア」層は年収7.5万ドル、年5回以上フェス参加
Thump / Vice: Meet Cameron Bowman: Criminal Attorney By Day, The Festival Lawyer By Night
Rolling Stone: Watch Mac Miller Go 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin During Encore
Billboard: Music Photos of 2015: December
Chapel of Sacred Mirrors: Winter 2015 Solstice Celestial Celebration