Craig McDean was born in Manchester, England in 1964. He lived and studied photography in London where he collaborated with i-D Magazine and The Face. He has since photagraphed campaings for Calvin Klein, Chloé, Yohi Yamamoto, Jil Sander and Yves Saint Laurent. His work can also be seen in publications such as Vogue, Italian Vogue and W. In 199 he published a book of his fine art photographs entitled I Love Fast Cars. He now lives and works in New York City.