About Me

Faded self-portraitDuncan Payne has lived in Sheffield for the last 12 years, during which time his interest in photography has developed. Initially starting as a hobby pursued using an old manual Minolta X-500 SLR (purchased in a charity shop), Duncan’s interest and enthusiasm for photography has grown, resulting in a move to digital in 2006. Since then his equipment has been upgraded and added to.

Duncan spent 7 years studying at The University of Sheffield achieving a Masters degree in computer science, followed by a Ph.D within the Computational Biology Research Group.

Duncan has also spent this time as a member of St Thomas Crookes. Duncan met his wife, Hanna, at St Thomas Crookes. They have one daughter, one son and are expecting a third child.