Photo by: Erin Nicole Photography

Vanessa Velez DeGarcia

Vanessa Velez DeGarcia , a photojournalistic photographer with a spirited artistic approach to photography, uses post production software to shape and mold pixels into photographic stories. 

Sunset Park Stills came about in 2009 while walking through the overlooked neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York called Sunset Park. Vanessa started with a series of religious statues and altars stationed in front of homes and inside of businesses in the neighborhood. It has expanded to include various street scenes, people in everyday life, and Brooklyn landscapes.




Vanessa Velez DeGarcia is not represented by any agencies.

Day Job

Portrait Photographer at

Adjunct Instructor at FIT The Fashion Institute of Technology