Valery Rizzo is a Portrait, Food and Lifestyle photographer, interested in Urban Lifestyle and Agriculture. Her work appears in print and web across the globe. In addition to her editorial and commercial work Valery is also working on a number of personal contemporary photography projects, one of which is a series for a book project focused on the rapidly changing borough of Brooklyn where she was born and raised. She lives in Park Slope and can often be found photographing urban farms, local producers, restaurants and the streets of Brooklyn. Select clients include Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Modern Farmer, The New Yorker, Organic Gardening Magazine, Yes! Magazine, Gestalten Books, Rizzoli Books, Télérama, D La Repubblica, Der Spiegel, Bloomberg Pursuits, Zillow and many others.

Valery has exhibited her photographs at Soho Photo, The powerHouse Arena, MTA Arts for Transit, FOTOWEEKDC, GUATE PHOTO, Photoville, United Photo Industries, The Sommerville Toy Camera Festival, Rayko Photo Center, Umbrella Arts, The Museum of Modern Art and The AOP in London. Her work is part of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Archives.

Select Clients 

Chicago Tribune Magazine

Bon Appetit

Food & Wine (Best of the Best cookbook)

Whiskey Advocate

Organic Gardening Magazine

Modern Farmer

The New Yorker

Scientific America

Bloomberg Pursuits

Gestalten / Craft Spirit & Liquers Book + FarmLife Book

Vice Munchies

TASTE cooking

Serious Eats

Edible Brooklyn

Edible Manhattan

Edible Monterey Bay

Edible Maine

Tapas Magazine


D La Repubblica

Der Spiegel

Sunset Magazine

Interior Design Magazine

Zillow / Small screen Networks

Discovery Channel/Planet Green

Haverford College

Marie Claire

Ogilvy & Mather/Germany

Hearst Communications

American PHOTO

The New York Times lens Blog

Harper's Bazzar/Japan



Yes! Magazine

Sweet Paul

Chickpea Vegan Quarterly


The Weekender/Germany

Pure Green Magazine

Penguin Books

Avery books

bthere/Brussels inflight magazine

More Magazine

Time Inc.


Agence France-Presse/AFP

Real Simple

GQ Buisiness

The Washington Post

The Daily News

The NY Post

The Observer

ABC news

Bauer Media

MTA Arts for Transit

Burn Magazine

LightLeaks Magazine

Lomography Magazine

Canadian living

The Coastal Table

MandagMorgen/World Climate Solutions


NBC Universal

Parenting Magazine


Time Out New York


Urban Space NYC

ICI Restaurant

La Balena

Mermaid's Garden

Kings County Distillery

Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm

Elliman Magazine

Industry Magazine

The Irish Tmes

Food Republic

Tasting Table

The Local Palate

The Food Book Fair

Snap Magazine

Lohas Magazine/China

A Perfect Guide/SvD

Huffington Post


United Photo Industries

Photographer's Quarterly