Simon Procter was born in Lancashire, Northern England. He was raised in Royston, a small mining village in South Yorkshire. He studied Fine Art for many years specializing in painting and sculpture. He is an influential photographer producing advertising for a wide range of high level clients including: Chanel, Dior, Nike, Reebok, Speedo, Adidas, Nokia, Hastens, Marriott, Mont Blanc, and Falke. Since his debut exhibition at Miami Basel in 2008, Procter has become one of the most collectable photographers of his generation. His artwork is held in prestigious collections and museums worldwide. Simon lives between Paris, New York, and a farmhouse in northern France.