Dotan Saguy was born in a small kibbutz five miles south of Israel’s Lebanese border. He grew-up in a diverse working class Parisian suburb, lived in Lower Manhattan during 9/11 and moved to Los Angeles in 2003. Saguy pursued his passion for photography after a successful career as a high-tech entrepreneur.
His award winning photographs have been published by National Geographic, PDN, Leica Fotografie International, ABC News, etc. Most recently, Dotan is a proud laureate of the Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50. His first monograph about the endangered culture of Venice Beach, CA was just published in August 2018 by Kehrer Verlag and has received great acclaim from the international press.
Dotan is currently working on several long term projects including a photo documentary about the journey of people coming out of homelessness. Dotan lives in West Los Angeles with his wife and two children.