Self-portrait, 2023
Phone: +1 (561) 252-4207

Available for freelance assignments locally in the tri-state area and nationally.
-15 minutes to Fort Lee, NJ
- 30 minutes to Midtown Manhattan
- 40 minutes to Jersey City, NJ
- 40 minutes to Newark, NJ
- 1 hour to Queens
- 1 hour to Brooklyn
- 1 hour to Long Island, NY
- 1 hour to lower Hudson Valley, NY
- 1 hour to Stamford, CT
Sydney 常娇 Walsh is a Chinese-American photographer and visual storyteller based in New York, NY, Northern NJ and occasionally Florida. Her long-term photo stories often combine documentary, photojournalism and fine art photography. She is especially interested in topics related to identity, the natural environment, and stories connected to her home state of Florida.
Selected Clients and Publications: The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, CNN, NPR, NBC, AARP, NZZ, The Guardian, Vanity Fair, Los Angeles Times, Audubon Magazine, The Hechinger Report, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Tampa Bay Times, Miami Herald, among others.
Her work has been awarded and recognized by College Photographer of the Year, National Press Photographers Association, Women Photojournalists of Washington, Lenscratch, The Curious Society, Columbia Scholastic Press Association, American Institute of Graphic Arts, among others. Full CV.
Languages: English, Spanish (speaking, reading and writing; professional proficiency)
Additional Skills: FAA Part 107 licensed drone pilot, analog photography, alternative processes
Currently, she is also the staff photographer for National Audubon Society where she documents the non-profit's conservation work, environmental advocacy,  educational programs and wildlife across the Americas. She also contributes to the quarterly editorial Audubon Magazine, photographing feature stories, portraits, and more.
Previously, she worked at the Miami Herald (and the Spanish version of the daily newspaper, el Nuevo Herald), as a Photo and Video Intern where she photographed stills, as well as filmed and produced video for news, features, politics, sports, and long-form projects. While at the Miami Herald, she photographed for the series "Broken Promises", which the Herald's Editorial Board received a Pulitzer Prize for.
Sydney holds a BFA in Photojournalism from Corcoran School of the Arts + Design at George Washington University and is an alumni of the Eddie Adams Workshop XXXIII and the AAJA Voices Fellowship.
She is a member of Diversify Photo and the Asian American Journalists AssociationShe also enjoys experimenting with analog processes, taking her cat to the beach and making vegetarian dishes.