Roberta Bayley is a talented photographer, who was born was born in Pasadena, California grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and currently based in New York, USA. She attended San Francisco State University for three years before dropping out in 1971. Bayley briefly lived in London, England and eventually settled in New York City. Roberta worked as a door person at CBGB’s, New York’s legendary Lower East Side punk club, and subsequently befriended leading musicians on the punk scene. She is known as one of the principal photographers to visually chronicle the punk rock music movement from the mid 70s through the early 80s. Roberta was also the chief photographer for Punk magazine.