Man holding a phone showing a camera roll

What is a camera roll?

This ques­tion pops up on cam­era forums and pho­tog­ra­phy blogs all the time. Many peo­ple ask them­selves “why can’t I find my cam­era roll?” when they first start using their new smart­phone, but with this arti­cle we hope to answer any ques­tions about what a cam­era roll is and why it’s impor­tant for photographers!