In Memoriam: Bruce Roberts

We are saddened to learn of the passing of photographer and author, Bruce Roberts, and we offer our sincere condolences to his family and friends.

photo of Bruce Roberts seated with with his knees crossed and hands resting on his knee, with a camera in one hand.
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Bruce is the author of Plantation Homes of the James River and co-author of North Carolina Lighthouses. While his photos have appeared in many books and publications such as the Charlotte Observer, Southern Living Magazine, Time, Life, and Sports Illustrated, he is best remembered for his lighthouse photography.

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Book cover for Plantation Homes of the James River by Bruce Roberts
Book cover for North Carolina Light Houses by Cheryl Shelton-Roberts and Bruce Roberts