Sy Bean

University Photographer


Sy Bean
  • Professional
  • Biography


  • B.A., Environmental Studies with a specialization in Communications, minor in Spanish, Seattle University

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Photojournalism
  • Studio Lighting
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Videography
  • FAA Pt. 107 license (drone)


As the University Photographer, Sy can be found all over campus documenting the life of Pacific Lutheran University, supporting a number of campus partners through visual storytelling. Prior to PLU, Sy served as the Visual Media Manager for the University of Puget Sound, a staff photographer at KOMO4 News, and a photojournalist at the Seattle Times.