Author: Stephanie Calabrese Roberts

Stephanie Calabrese Roberts

Stephanie Calabrese Roberts is an award-winning documentary photographer, writer, and digital media producer. She is the author of the best-selling The Art of iPhoneography: A Guide to Mobile Creativity book and iPad app, and Lens on Life: Documenting Your World Through Photography. Stephanie is the founder of the non-profit organization, Lens on Life, Inc. You can follow her thoughts and images at LittlePurpleCow Photography and in Instagram: littlepurplecow


Posts by Stephanie Calabrese Roberts:

A bridesmaid defines her eyes in natural light.

Make Your Photography Interesting: Avoid the Expected Shot


One of my favorite things to do at a significant event or setting is to turn my focus away from the predictability of the main attraction, and explore what’s happening on the periphery— to seek out what’s not so obvious. Magic can often be discovered in moments of distraction or behind the scenes. If you’re…

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Never Have I Ever… Left My House Without a Camera


Keeping a camera with you at all times gives you an opportunity to quickly make images to express who you are, what you’re thinking, or how you’re feeling in a more conceptual way. Think of this form of documentary photography as visual journaling, using physical elements of your environment as you would use words to…

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