Daria Kobayashi Ritch is a young fashion and portrait photographer currently based in Los Angeles and New York. Born and raised in Malibu by two artist parents who encouraged her creativity from a young age, Daria went on to study Fine Art at UCLA, and graduated with a BFA in Photography from the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena in 2015.
Driven by a desire to find people that resonate with her, Daria has become well known within the fashion and pop culture scene of Hollywood for her documentation of LA's cool kids; with talent such as Haim, Billie Eilish, Cole Sprouse, Troye Sivan and Madelaine Petsch among the creative subjects who have stepped in front of her camera. Merging intimacy with the romanticism of fashion, Daria captures an unexplored depth within her quirky subjects that unravels through her beautiful sun-drenched imagery.
Select clients of Daria include Dior, Marc Jacobs, Opening Ceremony, Warby Parker, Vice, Interscope Records and Diane Von Furstenberg. Her work has also been featured in publications such as Dazed, i-D, Teen Vogue, Vogue USA, Oyster and Wonderland.
To see more of Daria’s work visit her website or instagram.