Edward Oppenheimer (born June 4, 1957, Wichita Falls, Texas) is an award-winning photojournalist based in Moscow, Russia. He currently works as Director of Photography for the Russian media group Kommersant in Moscow.
Edward Oppenheimer grew up in Klamath Falls, a small town in southern Oregon. At age 13 he lived a year with his Uncle and family in Yokohama, Japan. There he was given his first camera and became a member of the school’s photography club. His last two years in high school he worked as a photographer/laboratory assistant at the local newspaper, The Herald and News. After that time Edward Oppenheimer would return to photography only after his move to Moscow, Russia in 1992.