David Sims is a talented photographer, who was born in 1966 in Sheffield and currently based in Cornwall, UK. David shoots a lot of fashion, editorial and commercial photography. Sims began by assisting photographers Robert Erdmann and Norman Watson, then went on to join photographer’s agency M.A.P. and worked with a number of their clients. He was taken on by a photography agency and his work began to feature in editorial pages of magazines such as i-D, The Face Vogue and Arena Homme Plus. He has also worked in advertising, creating images for brands such as Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Calvin Klein, Jil Sander and Yohji Yamamoto. He has photographed for W magazine, The Face, Arena, i-D, L’Uomo Vogue, Arena Homme Plus, Vogue Homme International, British Vogue and Dazed & Confused. His advertising clients have included Pepsi, Gap, Prada, Helmut Lang, Yohji Yamamoto, Levis, Louis Vuitton, Jil Sander, Hugo Boss, Rimmel, Givenchy, BCBG and Nike.
Sims was named young fashion photographer of the year twice (1994 and 1996) at the Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival.