London-born, Los Angeles-based veteran photographer Andrew MacPherson is best known for his powerful celebrity portraits, where he displays a talent for capturing an actor, musician or comedian in poses that help reveal the real aura behind the celeb's well-known public persona.
As a photographer, Andrew MacPherson's work has appeared on the covers of some of North America's biggest magazines, including Rolling Stone, Seventeen, Blackbook, Men's Health, and ELLE.
Considering his 15-years of experience as a photographer, Andrew MacPherson's beliefs are decidedly new school. “I think you’d be a fool to think you can be a photographer now,” he said to Professional Photography magazine in the United Kingdom. “You can be a video director or you can be a director who enjoys photography, but to try to be a photographer without mastering the art of video now, of film making in all of its forms, you’d just be a fool. You cannot be a photographer alone. If anyone reading this is a kid or at college – [study] video.”
Despite MacPherson's suggestion that the youth should not seek out to be merely a photographer, his images show the power of a well-trained and battle hardened one. Take a look through some of his best celebrity photography work and see why 'photographer Andrew MacPherson' is synonymous with longevity, talent, and originality.