BIO: Originally from the south of England, Deborah has a background in the entertainment industry as a teenager, doing commercials, printwork and appearing as a semi-regular on The Waltons. Always loving what was going on behind the scenes more, she has been shooting professionally for 18 years, starting in 35mm and medium format film, and eventually adding the digital medium. Based in Southern California, she has carved out a huge body of work and a niche’ for the portrait, specializing in bringing out the uniqueness of her clients, through their own passions and emotions. She wants you to look at her work and see the heart of the people she’s been blessed to work with.
Deborah especially enjoys working with high school and college graduates. From artists to athletes, bookworms to business, science and tech, and beyond, these young people are at the cusp of a new adventure and they will never be the same again. She also enjoys giving back to other artists, especially in the entertainment industry that are trying to get ahead.
Through her love of editorial work, she has covered some extremely interesting assignments, that have taken her from the streets of Los Angeles to the state capitol of Sacramento, covering lobbying.., following a cancer patient's most personal post op visit at UCLA and into the world of the UCLA Cancer Research Center.., donning a hardhat to cover the intensity of the Burrtec Recycling Plant.., and standing among the giants of the sports world, covering the grueling world of professional cycling for a pro racing team. Her work has been published in quarterlies, magazines and the newspaper. She has been on a prestigious college pool of photographers for 4 years and is enjoying covering just about everything you would see in a college magazine, for web and news. Covering long academic days, events, environmental portraiture for the president of the college, and many top STEM alumni who's accomplishments we have been blessed by as a nation and a world. Outside of that, her most recent achievements are a long 3 day concert coverage for a bluegrass festival, and the annual 3 day Route 66 Cruising Reunion for The Ontario Visitors and Convention Bureau.., headlining some of the best musicians in the industry, including The Punch Brothers with Chris Thile (Huck Finn Jamboree) and Blood, Sweat and Tears (Route 66).
A member of Canon Professional Services, Deborah enjoys teaching photography, writing, adventures with her bass player husband of 33 years, music, street art, museums, good coffee, her rescue pets, and walking for miles and miles through big cities.
Her “boutique weddings” have been a rewarding part of her photography, often bringing long lasting friendships and watching young families grow. Officially leaving weddings at the end of 2016, they have been a real blessing and will remain a beautiful part of her memories for years to come.
For more information and pricing, please contact "Deb" at firstname.lastname@example.org or 909.721-9968.