Rory Doyle is a freelance editorial and commercial photographer based in Cleveland, Mississippi — the heart of the Mississippi Delta.
Doyle is a recipient of a 2018 Visual Artist Fellowship from the Mississippi Arts Commission for his ongoing project on African American cowboys and cowgirls in the Delta. The project was featured in the Half King Photo Series in New York City in June 2018, along with a concurrent show in Harlem. He was also recognized for the project by winning the photojournalism category at the 2018 EyeEm Awards in Berlin, Germany.
Doyle's client and publication list includes: The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic Your Shot (Photos of the Week), Smithsonian.com, The Guardian, Newsweek, Yahoo News, ESPN, ESPN's The Undefeated, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, BuzzFeed, ABC News, Getty Images, Photo District News, CNN.com, Feature Shoot, LENSCRATCH, Sierra Magazine, U.S. News, National Parks Magazine, Vox Media, Aint-Bad, Forbes, British Journal of Photography, BBC, USA Today, Food Network, Men's Journal, Oxford American, The Marshall Project, Financial Times, Teach for America, Medium, MUSÉE, Modern Farmer, Reebok Spartan Race, Spartan Race Magazine, The Bitter Southerner, C41 Magazine, Canoe & Kayak Magazine, Penton, Local Palate, The Hollywood Reporter, Delta Sky Magazine, Southern Glossary, Creative Boom, Tiny Atlas Quarterly, [wherever], Verbatim, Roads and Kingdoms, Okra Magazine, Mississippi Magazine, Delta Magazine, The Clarion Ledger, Mississippi Today, Delta State University and more.