Nicole Rivelli is a New York City based photographer known for her work both in entertainment and arts photography. In recent years, she has mostly collaborated with Amazon Studios, Hulu and Netflix on such projects as: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” season 1,2,3, Netflix: “Inventing Anna”, “The Politician” Season 2. In 2020, Nicole’s work was honored with the 57th Annual ICG Publicist Award for excellence in Unit Photography.
Nicole studied classical dance prior to turning to photography which led her to France, the United States, and England. While in London, she developed her interest and talent in photography and began working as a freelance photographer for “The Clash”, “The Pogues” and magazines such as: Melody Maker, Sounds, Time Out, and Zig-Zag. In 1986, she returned to Canada to study at the Dawson College Institute of Photography, while continuing her freelance editorial work and graduating with honors. In 1990, Nicole moved to Toronto, worked as a freelancer for “The Globe and Mail” newspaper (mostly the art section), and captured images of dance in collaboration with prestigious artists such as Serge Bennathan’s Dancemakers, Desrosiers Dance Theatre, Sylvie Bouchard, Learie Mc Nicolls, Julia Sasso, and Julia Aplin. In 1997, she returned to her native Montreal and began working with BJM Danse, Le Cirque du Soleil, Cinemaginaire, Flare Magazine still maintaining her collaboration with “The Globe and Mail” receiving international awards for her photojournalism.
While arts photography – mainly dance, music, fashion, and film stills – is Nicole’s favorite photo subject, her camera is always ready for any type of work. She thrives on being versatile. With her cheerful disposition, caring manner and clever eye, Nicole always manages to capture on film images that have earned her respect as a distinguished photographer. It’s easy to understand why she is always in demand. Her impressive client list includes Harry Connick Jr., HBO, Le Cirque du Soleil, Marsalis Music, NBC, Sony Music, Time Warner and Universal.