Sylvia is a Brooklyn, NY published portrait, fashion, and headshot photographer with over a decade of experience.  Over the past two years she has been published in seven fashion magazines including a cover story for RARE Magazine capturing 5 iconic models in the industry showcasing, Tony Spinelli, Coco Mitchell, Nancy Donohue, Peggy Dillard Doone, Renald White and Adrian Alicea. Also recent, the cover of Christopher Magazine Italiani nel mondo capturing Ornella Fado, Netflix TV host on "Brindiamo", and the covers for International Magazine and Global Living Magazine. You can find her most recent publications featured in her blogs.

Her very first publication was in May of 2007 with Avenue Magazine capturing Real Estate tycoon Jason Halpern, (principle of JHM Development). 

From 2005-2008 she was exhibiting her landscape work, with her first works shown at the "African American Museum in Philadelphia" a three month exhibition curated by Deborah Willis, (2000 MacArthur Fellow award winner). The exhibition became a traveling exhibition reaching over a dozen cities.  And in 2006 she had her first solo exhibition in Harrys Loft, NYC, a benefit to auction her work to an orphanage in Haiti, donating 100 percent of the proceeds.

In between her schedule, Sylvia finds time to teach in NYC about the importance of headshot photography.

Branding Services

In addition to being a portrait, fashion and headshot photographer, she also excels at Branding, Marketing and Styling. She's a creative visionary who's professional, clearly communicates, actively listens, and excels at project management. She offers Styled + Brand Photography, custom packages designed to showcase your services. Ideal for a complete Brand makeover, website, business cards, custom photography, and/or a full product Lookbook. She helps her clients see the real authentic person behind their Brand.


"Four Visions, "Theatro La Tea, NYC, Group Exhibition June 13, 2008

"Exposicao Coletiva", Gallery Municipal, Sao Bras de Alportel, Portugal Exhibtion April 1 - April 12, 2008

"Rural Landscapes" The Art at Eighteen, Milford, NJ Exhibition September 29 - November 29, 2007

"Galeria do Museu, Sao Bras Portugal September 8 - November 9, 2007

"Art Viva" Exhibition, Sao Bras de Alportel, Portugal July 14, 2007

"What the World Needs Now Is Love" Harry's Loft, NYC, First Solo Exhibition and Benefit Auction, September 8, 2006 

"Saturday Night Sunday Morning" , African American Museum, Philadelphia Exhibition April 9- September 17, 2005, extended to a traveling Exhibition 2006-2006, Debra Willis -Curator



2002 Studied Photography at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City

2005-2008 Exhibited/Landscape Photography

2009-2019 Currently focusing on Fashion, Head shots, Portraits, and Custom Branding Services

Photo by: Tanya Marques