Binh Danh received his MFA from Stanford University. His technique incorporates his invention of the chlorophyll printing process, in which photographic images appear embedded in leaves through the action of photosynthesis. His newer body of work focuses on the daguerreotype process with subject matters ranging from the American Civil War battlefields and the national parks.
Danh's work is in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, the deYoung Museum, the National Gallery of Art, the George Eastman Museum, and among many others. In 2012 he was a featured artist at the 18th Biennale of Sydney in Australia. His work is represented by Haines Gallery in San Francisco and Lisa Sette Gallery in Phoenix, Arizona. He lives and works in Bay Area and teaches photography at San Jose State University.