Patrick Demarchelier was born near Paris in 1943.At his seventeeth bithday his stepfather bought him his first camera when he began shooting friends and weddings.
Demarchelier has lived in New York City since 1975 and he has shot international advertising campaigns for Dior,Louis Vuitton,Celine,Chanel,Yves Saint Lauren and Ralph Lauren.
Since the late 1970's he has shot the covers for nearly every major fashion magazine including American,British and Paris Vogue.
As a very famous and talented photographer Demarchelier was referenced in the film "The Devil Wears Prada" and he also appeared in the documentary "The September Issue".In the film version of "Sex And The City" he appeared once again taking pictures during Carrie Bradshaw's fashion shoot for Vogue magazine.
His latest work appears in September issue of British Vogue.