Born in London, Bartholomew Cooke moved to Southern California at age six. His high school years were spent at Idyllwild Arts. A graduate of Art Center, Cooke is a still life photographer with a wry sense of humor in his photos. His work has appeared in Men's Health, Details, GQ, Money Magazine, Teen Vogue, Men's Vogue, Bon Apetit, Bloomberg Weekly, The New Yorker, Portfolio, and Los Angeles Times Magazine, and on the cover of Time.