San Antonio photographers, business owners share conflicts they’ve faced as biracial couple

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SAN ANTONIO – Jason and Alejandra Bryant have a passion for photography and telling people’s stories, but their own has been somewhat of a rocky one as a biracial couple.

“We love it so much because it’s just so different every single time,” Alejandra said about her job.

Jason said he fell in love with photography in 2010. A few years later, he started Jason Michael Bryant Photography. His focus was shooting for high-end fashion magazines, including Vogue Italia, Cowboys and Indians and other regional and national magazines.

In 2014, Alejandra met Jason, a Lockhart native, and helped him run the business. Jason encouraged the San Antonio native to get behind the lens. She loved it so much that she eventually quit her job in social work.

“Essentially, he kind of pulled my creativeness that I didn’t know was even there,” Alejandra said.

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In 2017, they decided to shift their focus from shooting fashion to taking photos of families, for portraits and providing branding and photography services to small business owners in the San Antonio area. They launched Meet the Bryants Photography.

“We wanted to take that skill set that we learned and the quality and all the retouching, all these skills, and bring it to everyday people,” Jason said.

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