Rona Schwarz is an award-winning fine art photographer based in West Lafayette, Indiana. She holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science from Purdue University. She was on the staff of Purdue University for over 25 years and retired from her position as a human development researcher in 2009. She is a member of NANPA, the National Audubon Society, and IPPG (Indianapolis Professional Photographers Guild). Her work is represented by the Danita Delimont Stock Photography Agency and has been published in magazines and the Indiana at 200 Bicentennial Book.