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Meet August's Spotlight Artist

Sydney French

The Broken Compass Photography | San Antonio, TX, USA


Hi I'm Sydney,

I've been shooting for a little over 6 years now. My Camera of choice is a Canon EOS R with a 24-70mm RF lens. Unlike most, I prefer a zoom lens because I move around entirely too much and portrait lenses always cause me to stumble or fall while jumping around like a crazy person haha. I specialize in Couples and Boudoir but dabble in mostly all of it. I most always shoot in Kelvin but indoors I do most of the time switch to Auto white balance.

Many have asked how I came up with the name of my business. In one of my favorite scenes in the Pirates of the Caribbean, Jack Sparrow explains that his broken compass doesn't point north, but to what your heart most truly desires. I like to imagine that we all have our own "broken compasses" within us. For me, it is God. Sometimes it leads us to a new relationship, a new career, or new location. Moments like these deserve to be remembered...to be captured.

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