Fred Payne Clatworthy (1875–1953) was a landscape photographer who worked primarily out of Estes Park, Colorado. He was known for his work with the Autochrome Lumiere screen plate, an early color photography format.
Clatworthy was born in Dayton, Ohio on August 30, 1875 to Emma Payne Clatworthy (1853–1936) and Frederick Clatworthy (1846–1905). He had one sister, Linda Clatworthy (1877–1933). Clatworthy received his first camera at 13 and began selling his images. At 18, Clatworthy attended Dennison University in Granville, Ohio and later transferred to Stetson University in Deland, Florida. Clatworthy studied medicine and continued shooting photographs throughout his college years.