Colin McPherson was born in Edinburgh in 1964 and was given his first camera at the age of 13. After leaving school he began working for newspapers and magazines both on the staff and, for the past fifteen years, as a freelance.
He shoots assignments regularly for the Independent on Sunday, the Guardian, the Observer and The Times Educational Supplements and is a contributing editorial photographer with Corbis. He has covered almost all of the major news events in the UK during the last decade and has travelled across the world for many of his newspaper and magazine clients. Colin's various projects and exhibitions have been featured and reviewed extensively in the media with coverage in Artwork, the Independent. the Herald, Sunday Herald, Scotland on Sunday, as well as numerous local publications.