About



Daniel Skwarna is a multi-award winning documentary  photographer and published writer.
He has worked in the United States, Iceland, England, Scotland, Ireland, Cuba, Turkey Israel and the West Bank, Greece, France, Germany, Belgium, Austria,  Switzerland, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Serbia Croatia, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Kosovo, Slovakia, Sarajevo, Poland, and Russia.

Daniel attended the University of Toronto and holds a degree in History, Fine Art History, and Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations. He lives in Toronto with his wife, Sarah, and daughter Lumen.



Recent Awards & Recognition:

2021 - American Photography AP37 Chosen Winner
2021 - Lensculture Portrait Award  Finalist
2021 - Lensculture  Portrait Award Editor’s Selection 

2021 - Lensculture Home ‘21 Editor’s Selection

2021 - Lensculture Critics’ Choice Award Editor’s Selection

2021 - LifeFramer Home Sweet Home Editor’s Pick

2021 - Applied Arts  - Photojournalism
2021 - Applied Arts - Other
2021 - Applied Arts - Covid Response
2021 - Fine Art Photography Awards Nominee
2021 - 16th Pollux Awards Honorable Mention
2021 - AAP Particular Merit Mention
2021-  Don’t Take Pictures: Photo of the Day
2021 - Photomuse Journal: Middle of Nowhere
2021 - Beside Magazine - Besider Feature - Desert Dweller 
2021 - Spacing Magazine Summer 2021- Empty City Feature
2021 - Lenta.Ru - Freedom Without Convenience 
2021-  Private Photo Review

2021 - Here & Now: Pressure (Dir. Michael Beets)