Daniel Mayer was born in 1958. After his degree at the local ‘Bayerische Staatslehranstalt for Photography’, he moved to New York and started freelancing for Annie Leibovitz, Co Rentmeester, Steven Meise and many more professionals. In Sydney, Milan and San Francisco he started working on his own portfolio. His portraiture characterizes also his immediate fashion imagery. In the year 2000 he was first permitted to work behind the scene at Vivienne Westwood’s Fashion Show at Jeu de Paume which became an ongoing project.