David Bellemere discovered his love for photography in school. His great interest led him to study at an Art School in Paris. While in college and still in his twenties, Bellemere was commissioned by several French magazines. After graduation, he traveled in Asia for two years. In this time he focused his work on the use of natural light, architecture and fashion. Bellemere's work is recognized for use of unique light, colors, and composition. His work has been credited as striking the perfect balance between sensuality and elegance in his images. In February 2018, Bellemere was one among several photographers accused of sexual misconduct by professionals in the fashion industry.