Daniel Chatard was born in Heidelberg, Germany in 1996.
In 2015, he started studying photojournalism and documentary photography in Hanover, Germany. The next year he won the German youth photo prize.
His project „No man’s land” has been supported by the „BFF-Förderpreis“, a grant he won in 2017. It later became one of the finalist works at the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2018 and was amongst others published on National Geographic, NZZ Neue Zürcher Zeitung and L'OBS.
In 2018, Daniel studied for one semester at Tomsk State University (Russia), learning Russian and developing new projects.