Caroline Barcella has a Masters degree from the Institut National du Patrimoine (INP), Department des Restaurateurs in Paris, France, specializing in photographic materials. From 2007-2009 she was a Fellow in the Advanced Residency Program in Photograph Conservation in Rochester, NY, where she focussed on a conservation project dealing with an important group of daguerreotypes. Since 2010, she has been working part-time at the Atelier de Restauration et de Conservation des Photographies de la ville de Paris (ARCP).