Deborah Coleman

As a young child growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, I knew I wanted to be an artist. Eventually, I realized that if I did what I loved, the rest would follow.

While I was in college, I was selected to work in the White House Photo Office during the Clinton administration. This experience taught me the delicate balance between capturing images and responding to ever-changing situations. Read More...

Photographer Deborah Coleman 
Location Oakland in Northern California, United States
Starting Rates $4500+ (USD) 
Photos 11 Contest Winning Photos
Client Letters 2 Client Letters
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The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of Deborah Coleman. The following awards have been earned by Deborah from the WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.

2015 Q2 19th Place - Cake Cutting
2012 Q3 6th Place - Lit Portrait
2011 Q2 4th Place - Getting Ready
15th Place - Ceremony
2010 Q4 1st Place - Food & Drinks
BRIDES 7th Place - Parents
7th Place - Bridal Party
Q1 18th Place - Ceremony
2008 Q2 10th Place - Ceremony
BRIDES 4th Place - Culture/Religious Customs
2006 Winter 12th Place - Reception

The following letters are from the clients of Deborah Coleman. Click an image to view a larger version.

Sheila  &  Ascher

Sheila & Ascher
Married May 29th, 2010
"You captured the day in an incredibly special way. Each of your photos was striking, intimate and beautifully composed. Each one told a story. Many of your photos captured emotion and important fleeting moments that were so discreet and could have gone unnoticed to most. This...more "

Erin  &  Jeff

Erin & Jeff
Married September 4th, 2005
"You did a great job at our wedding! I looked through the proofs with my family last weekend, and everyone commented how perfectly you caught every moment, and how unobtrusive you were."