Daniel C. Blight is a writer based in London. He is lecturer in Historical & Critical Studies in Photography, School of Media, University of Brighton and visiting lecturer in Critical & Historical Studies, School of Arts & Humanities, Royal College of Art.

His writing – which ranges from various forms of the essay to fiction and poetry – has been published by 1000 Words, Aperture, Foam, frieze, The Guardian, Notes on Metamodernism, Philosophy of Photography, Photoworks, Manchester Art Gallery, UCL Art Museum, Art Museum of Estonia, FOMU Belgium and the Australian Centre for Photography. His work has been translated into Chinese, Dutch, Estonian, French and Russian. In 2018 he was shortlisted for the School of Visual Arts New York prize for critical writing on photography. His first book, The Image of Whiteness: Contemporary Photography and Racialization, will be co-published by SPBH Editions and Art on the Underground in September.