Dominique Issermann is a French photographer and filmmaker who has been working in the industry for over four decades. She is best known for her fashion photography, which has been featured in magazines such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle.

Born in Paris in 1945, Issermann was raised by her mother and grandmother after her father died when she was just two years old. She studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris before beginning her career as a photographer in the late 1960s. Her early work focused on portraiture and documentary photography, but she soon began to explore fashion photography.

In the 1970s, Issermann moved to New York City where she worked with some of the most influential fashion photographers of the time, including Irving Penn and Richard Avedon. She also began to collaborate with top fashion designers such as Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld. Her work was featured in numerous magazines throughout the decade, including Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, and Glamour.

In addition to her fashion photography work, Issermann has also directed several short films and documentaries throughout her career. In 2000 she released a documentary about Yves Saint Laurent titled "Yves Saint Laurent: 5 Avenue Marceau 75116 Paris". The film was nominated for a César Award for Best Documentary Film that year.

Throughout her career Issermann has received numerous awards for her work including an Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography in New York City (1996) and a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from France (1998). Her photographs have been exhibited around the world including at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City (2006) and The National Portrait Gallery in London (2008).

Today Dominique Issermann continues to work as a photographer and filmmaker while living between Paris and New York City.

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