Born in La Paz, Bolivia in May of 1976, Daniel Caballero is also known as Dany Krom. He initiated his career in press photography in 2005 covering for magazines and local newspapers, however his passion for photojournalism grew leading him on a journey to Santiago de Chile where he studied in the field. In late 2008 he returned to Bolivia, working with FIDES News Agency and later with Reuters.
He founded Afka Agency in 2009 which he directed until he resigned in 2011. During this time he was invited to work as the photographer of the President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, to cover as a consultant, the presidential activities, inside and out of the country, which allowed him to capture historical moments such as the World Conference on Climate Change, COP 15 in Denmark and the Presidential Inauguration in 2010, among others. He fulfilled this role until 2012, at which time he decided to emigrate to the United States.
His photographs have been published in different media written both in Bolivia and in the world, including the book "Bolivian Photography" edited by Sandra Boulanger of Acción Cultural. His work "Salt Made Men" was featured in Long Lens of National Geographic and one of his photos was included in REUTERS selection of the best pictures of 2009. His photograph on the disaster of Huanu Huanuni was presented by Sara Facio in Argentina and is located in the Latin America collection, exhibited at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires.
Currently Dany Krom is a resident of New York City and develops stories of social and cultural interest as a freelance photographer.