Danny Clinch has established himself as one of the premier photographers of the popular music scene. He has photographed many artists, such as Johnny Cash, Tupac Shakur, Bjork and Bruce Springsteen. His work has appeared in numerous publications, such as Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker and The New York Times Magazine. After branching into video work, Clinch was nominated for a Grammy Award for directing the video portion for Springsteen's Devils and Dust dual disc release.
Clinch has presented work in many galleries and published two books Discovery Inn (1998) and When the Iron Bird Flies (2000), which documented the Tibetan Freedom Concerts between 1996 and 1999.