Daniel Riera is born in Olot, Spain. He studied Fine Arts and photography at the University of Barcelona and cinema at the Escola De Mitjans Audiovisuals (EMAV).

Daniel Riera’s portraits & fashion stories have appeared in many international magazines including:  Fantastic Man, The Gentlewoman, Vogue Hommes International, Another Man, Interview, Vogue Spain, Hercules Universal, The Happy reader, Apartamento, Candy, The Modern Weekly, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine and El Pais Semanal among others.

Daniel Riera has photographed many personalities including Antonio Banderas, Samuel L. Jackson, Olly Alexander, Arca, Rosalia, bad Gyal, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sandra Oh, Charlie Heaton,Vincent Cassel, Michael Stipe, Alain-Fabien Delon, Ellar Coltane, Aaron Paul, Rossy de Palma, Nick Rhodes, Gary Barlow, Rick Owens, Anthony Gormley, Olivier Giroud, Gaspard Ulliel, Devendra Banhart, Craig Green, M.I.A., Mark Ronson, James Ransone, Mènage-Á-Trois, Girlyboi, Proenza Schouler, Virgil Abloh, Kellan Lutz, Nico Muhly, Paco Rabanne, Marc Márquez, Isabel Coixet, Yasmin LeBon and Mr. Stan Smith. He has shot Album Covers for musicians such as Evripidis and his Tragedies, Kim Ann Foxman, Josep Xortó and The Congosound.

His advertising clients include Adidas, Banana Republic, Corneliani, COS, Dior, Hermès, J.M.Weston, Longchamp, Louis Vuitton, Mango, MarrakshiLife, Mühlbauer, M2Malletier, Pedro García, Theory, UNIQLO, We Are Spastor and Zegna among others

Daniel Riera lives in Barcelona and shares his time between Europe and America.

Daniel Riera has participated in group and solo exhibitions:

“Distincition” (2018) Cristobal| Balenciaga Museoa, Getaria, Spain
“Pink” (2017), Colette, Paris
“A Century Of Fashion Photography” (2015-16) Museu del Disseny de Barcelona
“Daniel Riera / The Vivid Language” (2015) Casa de Costa, New York;
« Don’t Stop Now »: Fashion Photography Next” (2014), FOAM PhotomuseumAmsterdam
“A Cop d’Ull” (2014), La Virreina, Centre de l’Imatge, Barcelona
“Beauty in the 21st. Century” (2013), MAMM, Moscow
“Traummänner” (2011) at Deichtorhallen/Haus Of Photography, Hamburg
“Discovery Award” at Grand Halle in Arles, during Les Rencontres d’Arles 2008

Publication by Daniel Riera :

• Daniel Riera / “Charo” (La Ribagorzana, 2019)
• Daniel Riera / Tengiz. (EY! Boy Collection, 2015)

Publication with Contribution of Daniel Riera :

• The A-Z of Spanish Photographers (La Fábrica, 2013)
• The Art Of Fashion Photography by Patrick Remy (Prestel, 2014)
• Fashion Photography Next by Magdalene Keaney (Thames & Hudson, 2014)
• Forever Butt (Taschen, 2014)
• Fantastic Man (Phaidon, 2015)