Rayner is a photographer, author and avid motorcyclist.  After 25 years in information technology - application development, sales and management, most recently with IBM - he left corporate life in 2007 to pursue his passions for photography, writing, travel and motorcycling.  

Published books include 28 Days Across America and Lying With Pigs.  With experience in travel, wedding, portrait and sports photography, Rayner is currently pursuing personal photography projects.

Rayner is also a firefighter, EMT and rescue team member with Big Sur Fire.