Robert McPherson (b.1982, Norway) began freelancing for Norway´s Aftenposten National newspaper in 2011. For Aftenposten newspaper, he covers features, sports, portraiture, news and culture. His work has also been published in Aftenposten`s weekly magazine. In 2014 he also began freelancing for the newspaper Dagens Næringsliv.
His main client internationally is Sipa Press; the largest press agency in France.
He is a member of Metaphor Images: an international documentary photographer`s collective based in Australia. Robert studied for a Bachelor of Communications at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia. (2002-2005) For his bachelor degree, he completed a double major in film and photography. In 2006, he graduated with an hounours degree focusing on documentary photography.
Robert McPherson was a winner of the international travel photography contest World In Focus 2015. For the World in Focus contest, he was selected as a category winner of photo essays with his story about the Dukha nomads from Mongolia. He was also awarded Official Selection in documentary projects by the International Continent Photography Awards 2014 for his work about Kazakh nomads in Mongolia. He received 3rd place for the Picture Of The Year Award in Norway 2013. Robert received two honorable mentions for the annual IPA Photography Awards 2014. His work has been published online at National Geographic 2014 in relation to their annual photography contest. Robert divides his time with work for newspapers and personal documentary projects.
He is available for assignments world wide.