Joel Coleman is a photographer based in Lynchburg, Virginia where he resides with his wife, Janine, and their two cats. As the managing photographer at Liberty University, he leads a team of photographers in creating photos that showcase all aspects of the university.

When not making images for work, Joel can be found collaborating with other creatives, taking on a home improvement project or planning his next trip with Janine.



Photo by Jeremy Cowart



Nice Things

Joel is a hardworking gentleman with an incredible work ethic. He constantly surprises me with his creativity. But most importantly, he’s the nicest guy around.
— Peter Jakubowski, Photographer
Joel is an incredibly unique photographer. He has a great studio + a phenomenal group of people behind him. He’s willing to try new and interesting things
— Bailey Jones, Model
Joel is one of the most talented photographers I know. The way he thinks about lighting is unlike any other.
— Tyler Phenes, Photographer