1946 Born in Tel Aviv, Israel.
1952 Moves with family to New York City.
Attends public schools in the Bronx.
1961-1967 Family returns to Israel. Attends High School in Tel Aviv.
Serves in Israeli Army from 1964-67.
1967-1973 Attends college in Los Angeles. Degrees in Comparative Literature.
Travels to the Amazon and begins to photograph in 1973.
1974-1979 Teaches literature to GIs stationed in West Germany, Turkey, and Crete.
Travels throughout Europe, Middle East and North Africa.
Drives from Germany to India in 1978 on photo trip.
1979 – Moves back to US. Travels and photographs extensively in Asia, Central and South America, Europe and the Middle East.
Resides in New York City with wife and two sons.
All images captured on film and printed on fiber based paper.
No subjects are posed and no artificial lighting is used.
Unless indicated, all images are uncropped.
Lenchner’s archive contains images from 40 countries
Dan Lenchner - self portrait