Bruce Roberts is a photographer. His pictures illustrated his wife Cheryl's books on North Carolina ghosts, and together they have authored a number of books on lighthouses. His work appears in national magazines, including TIME, LIFE, and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, and he has been a photographer for THE TAMPA TRIBUNE and THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. In the 1970s he was director of photography for SOUTHERN LIVING. The Roberts founded the Outer Banks Lighthouse Society in the 1990s and worked to save Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. On January 7, 2001, Roberts received OUR STATE magazine's first Carl Goerch Award for outstanding service to North Carolina.