Photographer Danny Goldfield based in Cambridge MA

  • Photographer & more
  • Fellow at MIT Open Documentary Lab
  • Works anywhere worldwide. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts USA.
  • Clients are individuals & families and also editorial & commercial. 

Ongoing personal portrait projects

  1. NYChildren Photography: photograph one child from every country on earth, find each child living in New York City. 170 0f 193 complete.
  2. To Live 10,000 Years multimedia portrait series includes 2 centenarians (1 woman and 1 man) from each of the 50 United States. 33 of 100 complete.
  3. Penelope & Clementine (Unpublished):  Photograph 2 sisters once a year since their infancy and for the rest of my life. 9 years are complete.
  4. 1 to Infinity:  multimedia portrait series that includes girls and women, every age, starting with a one year old and going all the way up to infinity. 17 of infinity complete.

Publications & broadcasts (partial list)

LIFE Magazine (cover story)
New York Times
NHK TV (Japan)
BBC Worldwide
CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley
Yahoo (homepage lead story)
CNN Headline News
CNN Espanol
Agence France-Presse (AFP)
Daily Mail (UK) (homepage lead story)
In Brooklyn magazine (cover story)
People’s Daily Newspaper (China)
GOOD Magazine
Fox News Channel, Fox and Friends
The Jewish Daily Forward
Memento Magazine (Denmark) (cover stories)
Informacion Newspaper (Denmark) (cover story)
Metro Express (Denmark) (cover story)
Paradoks (cover story)
AOK Magazine (Denmark) (cover story)
NYChildren Photography by Danny Goldfield

Solo NYChildren Photography exhibitions

View Photographs of Exhibits

2012             JCC Manhattan, Laurie M. Tisch Gallery NY
2011             Park51 (aka Ground Zero Mosque), New York NY
2010             Paul Mellon Arts Center, Wallingford CT
2009            Gallery FEDT, Copenhagen DK
2008            Hilton Convention Center, New York NY
2008            JSP Downtown, New York NY
2007            Habana Outpost, Brooklyn, NY
2007            Lincoln Center, New York NY
2006            ICTE Dumbo, Brooklyn NY
2006            Emergency Arts, New York NY
2005            Anthem Gallery Soho, New York NY
2005            Nectar, Brooklyn NY
2004            Arielle’s Gallery, Englewood NJ


Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX
Works held in private collections in the United States, Canada, and Denmark

Guest speaking

Guest Speaker – Workshop Leader, To Live 10,000 Years presentation to scholars, BXAI Program for Scholars, Bai Xian Asia Institute, August 2016, Karuizawa, Japan

Keynote Speaker, To Live 10,000 Years presentation to medical practitioners, Surfing the Silver Tsunami Conference, Morristown Medical Center, April 2014, Morristown NJ

Workshop Leader, NYChildren presentation to students, JCC Manhattan, Laurie M. Tisch Gallery, October, 2012, NYC

Guest Speaker, NYChildren presentation to global attendees, Worlds of TESOL: Communities of Practice, Inquiry, and Creativity, April 2008, NYC

Guest Speaker, NYChildren presentation to students, AM Series, Trinity School, 2008, NYC

Panelist, From NYC to Copenhagen, Copenhagen Community Center, January 2008, Copenhagen, Denmark

Guest Artist, NYChildren presentation to students & public, Galley Fedt opening and run, January 2008, Copenhagen Denmark

Guest Artist, NYChildren presentation invited guests, Language Line Services’ Meet the Artist event, October 2007, Lincoln Center, NYC

Workshop Leader, NYChildren presentations to student groups, NYChildren exhibition at the  International Center for Tolerance Education, June – September 2006, Brooklyn NY


Other experience

Director of Motion Pictures

  • Narrative short films: Apology to Josh Fleischman, Drive, Empty Space, Spinelli
  • Documentary short video: Numerous for To Live 10,000 Years and NYChildren projects

Production Designer/Art Director for Film & Television Productions, 1992 – 1999

  • Directed art departments with teams of up to 30 people for set fabrication and special effects.
  • Numerous feature length films including Heavy (dir James Mangold), Suture (dir S. McGehee/ D. Siegel)
  • TV Commercials for brands including International Paper, Nissan, Reebok, Burger King, Pepcid
  • Music Videos including Luscious Jackson, Gin Blossoms, Henry Rollins, SNL, Chicago, Troma films

Web Designer: numerous WordPress sites

Writer, Graphic Designer: 3 Nancy Tauber for School Board campaigns
Board Member, Media Chairperson, African Day Parade, New York NY, 2008-2009
Coordinator, Brooklyn Jewish Film Festival, Brooklyn NY, 2003-2005
Proposal Co-writer, Planning Committee, Urban Assembly School of Media Studies, New York NY, 2003
Director, Curriculum Co-creator, Pali Adventures Filmmaking Lab, Los Angeles CA, 2000


  • American Film Institute Conservatory, Directing Fellow, Masters in Fine Arts, 2002
  • Washington University, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, St. Louis MO, 1990