Lowepro believes in the power of photography to inspire meaningful change. Isabella Franceschini's images capture the potential for a better world based on environmental sustainability and nature conservation, through a project featuring responsible, future-oriented photography.

Isabella Franceschini


The Po Delta is known for its unique combination of natural, industrial, and agricultural landscapes, which have been shaped by centuries of human activity. The complex relationship between the river, land, sea, and climate has had a significant impact on the social and economic aspects of human settlements, as they strive to adapt to the ever-changing ecosystem. The Po Delta, which has been a UNESCO MAB (Man and the Biosphere) Reserve since 2015, is currently undergoing a transformation, with the industrial site of the Polesine Camerini power plant being converted into an innovative and environmentally sustainable tourist attraction. This redevelopment project spans 300 hectares, with one portion dedicated to woodland and another to accommodation facilities. This initiative is part of the Futur-e project, led by the Enel Group, which aims to repurpose 23 disused industrial sites and a former mining area that are no longer needed for energy production. The revitalization of the area, with a focus on environmental sustainability and nature conservation, will create new opportunities for the local community with the aim of realizing the potential for a better world.


Isabella Franceschini is an Italian freelance photographer from Bologna. She also holds a degree in Economics from the University of Bologna. In 2013, she ventured into photography through international experiences with workshops abroad and, since then, photography has become a fundamental part of her life. She further honed her skills in photojournalism by attending a one-year Masterclass in Rome. Isabella is currently developing long-term projects primarily inspired by what influences human beings and their relationships. In recent years, her projects have been published in magazines such as The Washington Post, Der Spiegel, l'Espresso, la Repubblica, MarieClaire and Vanity Fair, as well as Getty Images, and have won numerous international awards. Her long-term project "Becoming a Citizen" won the 2022 World Report Award Documenting Humanity in the "Short Story" category and was exhibited at the Festival della Fotografia Etica (the Ethical Photography Festival) in Lodi.
Isabella Franceschini