Eleonora Calvelli is an Italian photographer currently based in Rome, Italy. After reading Russian Studies and completing a master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Rome La Sapienza, she attended a two-year course in Photography at the Scuola Romana di Fotografia in Rome (2005). In 2008 she participated in the workshop entitled “Il cammino della Via Francigena”. The final project was exhibited at the 7th International Festival of Rome, as well as the China Pingyao International Photography Festival. In 2010, she exhibited Rainbow Families, which earned two honorable mentions, one in the International Photography Awards and another in the Lucca Digital Photo Contest. In 2010 she also earned an honorable mention in the International Photography Award with the Villaggio Olimpico Roma project. She has exhibited her works in Italy and abroad. Her photos have been published in the collective books Il Cammino della Via Francigena, Zoneattive; Pastori, Punctum, Villaggio Olimpico Roma, Postcart. Given her background as student of journalism and sociology, her photography focuses on social documentary and portraiture. She works independently on assignments and personal research.