Rory Payne was born and raised in London. He first discovered photography while studying furniture and multimedia design. Following his studies, Rory worked as an assistant to a number of photographers before embarking on his own career.
Rory continues to live and work in London using a mix of digital and analogue techniques. His clients include All Saints, Belstaff, Calvin Klein, Christopher Kane, Mugler and Versace. His editorial clients include Beauty Papers, British Vogue, Vogue España, Teen Vogue and Twin magazine.