Dotan Saguy was born in a small kibbutz near Israel’s Lebanese border, grew-up in a diverse Parisian suburb, lived in Lower Manhattan during the events of 9/11 and moved to Los Angeles in 2003.
In 2015 Dotan decided to focus on his lifelong passion for photography after a successful career as a high-tech entrepreneur. Since then, he has become a grateful alumni of the Eddie Adams Workshop, the Missouri Photo Workshop and Santa Monica College's Photojournalism program.
Dotan’s work has been published by National Geographic, PDN, Leica Fotografie International, ABC News, has been exhibited in several galleries across Los Angeles and has been awarded 1st place photo story award from the nationwide Journalism Association of Community Colleges in 2016 and an honorable mention in the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Award 2016.
He is currently working on a book about the culture of Venice Beach with a renowned German publishing house.
Dotan lives in West Los Angeles with his wife and two children.