Rob was born in Salisbury, England and spent his childhood at the family’s farm. His wanderlust led him to leave and head for the bright lights of London where he joined the fire brigade. Over the following years he lived and worked in Austin Texas, New York City, Milan, Paris and London again before returning to New York where he's lived since 2003. He kept himself busy with a great variety of jobs before becoming a photographer and shot his first commission,a portrait of Lydia Lunch, in 1993.
Rob has worked for many publications including The Times Magazine, The Telegraph Magazine, Monocle, Carl*s Cars, Wired, Time Out, The Independent On Sunday Review, Q Magazine, Glamour, NME, Intersection, Style And The Family Tunes, D2, Arena, Orange Life, Scotland On Sunday Magazine, Icon, Tokion, Vision, Seed, Uncut, The Wire, Bang Art, Loaded, Vox, Trace, True, Straight No Chaser, The Scotsman Magazine, Kerrang! and The Big Issue. He's been commissioned by all of the world's major record labels. Rob has 7 photographs in the permanent collection of The National Portrait Gallery. Rob's celebrity portraits are syndicated through Retna Pictures. All Rob's other portraits and landscapes are now available for licensing through Gallery Stock. Rob lives in New York City and is currently photographing America and its inhabitants.