Sølve Sundsbø was born in Norway in 1970 and came to London in 1995 to study photography at the London College of Printing. He left college to work as first assistant to British photographer Nick Knight. Sundsbø regularly works with publications such as Love Magazine, i-D, Interview, Numéro, Dazed & Confused and Vogue Italia.
Sundsbø's works are celebrated in numerous exhibitions. "Rosie and 21 Men" was displayed at the Shoot Gallery in Oslo in 2013. Sundsbø has photographed advertisements for fashion and beauty brands. Additionally, he has created short films and created the album artwork for Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head.