Romain Blanquart is a visual journalist and the co-founder of the youth photography mentoring program Capturing Belief.

He studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology and was a staff photographer at the Detroit Free Press newspaper for 16 years. He was named Michigan Photographer of the Year twice and received numerous accolades for his photography and video work from Best of Photojournalism, the Emmy Awards, PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, The National Association of Black Journalists, a national Edward R. Murrow Award, International Photography Awards, The Society for News Design, the Associated Press and The New York Photo Festival.

Romain lives in Detroit, MI.