After reading Russian Studies and completing a master’s degree in Communication and Journalism at the University of Rome La Sapienza, Eleonora Calvelli 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 2013, her first monograph concerning same-sex couples with children born thanks to Assisted reproductive technology was published by Postcart with the title In Bloom. The project received the Patronage of Amnesty International Italian section.