He's definitely the point of reference for fashion photography from the 90s, and his work continues to make hit ad campaigns like Dior, H&M and Lancome this spring summer 2009 season.
German-born Lindbergh first studied painting, but made the jump to photography in 1971. And it was only in 1978 that he decided to move to Paris and become a fashion photographer.
He was one of the people behind the top model phenomenon that featured names like Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford and Stephanie Seymour.
We'll leave you with this book, which features some of his best work.
Peter Lindbergh Website