Donald Mcpherson is a fashion photographer born in Florida. Moving to Europe to pursue his career Mcpherson met fashion icon Isabella Blow. Blow became a close friend and an invaluable source of inspiration. While sharing an apartment in Paris the two developed a close working relationship. Together they shot the first fashion story for Tatler with Isabella as a fashion Director; showcasing the retrospect of Manolo Blahnik.
After living in Europe, Mcpherson returned to New York City and was introduced to Stephen Sprouse, who would further influence his photographic style.
Mcpherson continues to work for high-end fashion magazines such as Rolling Stone, Stern, Vanity Fair, New York Times Magazine, Vogue Nippon and Russian Vogue.
Mcpherson’s clients include Valentino, Lacoste, Barney’s, Max Mara, Paul Smith, Levi’s, Estee Lauder, Fila, Canon, Sony,
He has worked with numerous celebrities, including David Bowie, Beastie Boys, Gwen Stefani, Ashton Kutcher, Matthew Modine, Grace Jones, Duchess of York, Jason Schwartzman, Adrian Brody, Carolina Herrera, Fisherspooner, Keira Knightley, Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Strokes and Stephen Sprouse.