Rory Payne was born and raised in London. He graduated in photography & video production, having previously studied furniture design and multimedia design. Following his studies, Rory assisted a number of notable photographers, taking a full time role with Josh Olins before embarking upon his own career.
Rory’s work has a cinematic quality and is defined by a poetic sensibility, creating intimate moments that capture the strength and vulnerability of his subjects.
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, H&M, Mugler and Versace. He has shot editorial for publications such as Beauty Papers, British Vogue, Vogue España, Teen Vogue and Twin magazine.