Artist, teacher and owner of the Studio “Chez Daniel, S. A.”, where he produces projects of documental photography and consulting in projects to disseminate the photography in Guatemala. Art photographer. He was born French-American, from a French father and American mother. Even though initially he studied Zoology, he discovered his true calling in photography. He took studies in the subject at the University of Florida, where, in 1979, he obtained the Master in Fine Arts, which he was a professor for. He established the photographic studio The Personal Image between 1980 and 1983. From 1983 he runs his on Studio; Sombra y Luz, now called Chez Daniel, S. A., where he makes documental photography of high level. At the same time, he has maintained a constant activity as a professor, which makes a lot of photographers of this Guatemalan generation have his influence.