Sydney Pensky (American Israel, b. 1990) is a freelance photojournalist and documentary photographer based in New York City with a BA from University of Delaware. While studying for her undergrad, Sydney was a well known freelance photographer in her home town of Newark, Delaware, shooting for local newspapers and magazines. After moving to New York in 2013, she immersed herself in the studio world and assisted first hand with several well known photographers, accommodating in the preparations for workshops to organized and prepared gear for Lindsay Adler, Erez Sabag and Ira Block, just to name a few, whom are known for their world-wide prestigious platforms of educational photography workshops.
With a growing appetite for reportage, Sydney works on assignment for photojournalism publications, travel, documentary, commercial, and NGO clients and has photographed in over 13 countries around the world. Her work focuses predominantly on human stories that explore social differences, cultural diversity, and economic effects of geographic isolation. Her work has been published in Municipal Art Society of New York Museum and the Daily News Journal, Artists4Israel, AIPAC and NGO Photographer's Alliance Mentors.
"It is my intention to present- through the medium of photography- intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators." [A. Adams]