Nahr grew up in Hong Kong and now lives in Switzerland. Before he became self-employed in 2007, he studied film at Ryerson University in Toronto and worked for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. His photographs appeared in Le Monde, Time Magazine, GQ, National Geographic and Wall Street Journal.
In 2009, Dominic Nahr also won the Leica Oskar Barnack Award (LOBA) as a newcomer and in 2017 was a finalist in the LOBA Main Competition.
Dominic Nahr will pass on his experience to the Swiss public through courses at the Leica Akademie Schweiz. In addition, he will regularly share a part of his photographic work.