Sunday, July 19, 2015

Whiskey Blending with Nicole Austin

All images © Valery Rizzo

Nicole Austin whiskey blending at Kings County Distillery in Brooklyn, New York.


Thursday, July 2, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Peg Andre Pottery

All images © Valery Rizzo

I recently came across Peg Andre Pottery in the town of Wellfleet, on Cape Cod. I really enjoyed meeting Peg, seeing her studio and her cottage size outdoor kiln.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Whiskey Advocate / Nicole Austin


My photograph of Distiller Nicole Austin from Kings County Distillery in the Summer Issue of Whiskey Advocate.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Dogwood Dyer / Brooklyn Grange

Photos © Valery Rizzo

Bundle Dyeing workshop at The Brooklyn Grange with The Dogwood Dyer, using locally grown and foraged plants.


Sunday, May 24, 2015

Brooklynites / A New Project

Photos © Valery Rizzo

I started working on an old project I had started years ago and will be continuing now. Brooklynites is a  discussion about the question of "What is a Brooklynite?". Shot on instant film with a Vintage Polaroid Camera. 

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Website Redesign



I am in the process of redesigning my website, using a cleaner more modern look with larger images. So much work, but in the end it will make a better presentation.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Photographer's Quarterly

I am very honored to have my Brooklyn project featured in the inaugural issue of Photographer's Quarterly, a new online magazine from Editor Jonathan Blaustein, in collaboration with Rob Haggart, showing photographs from photographers around the world, 4 times a year. http://www.photographersquarterly.com/