Born in Florence in 1977, Francesco Lastrucci is a freelance documentary photographer who mainly focuses on editorial stories and long-term personal projects. 

After studies in architecture he moved to Stockholm and dedicated himself to photography. Since then he has lived in Hong Kong and New York and has worked on both self-produced stories and magazine assignments in Europe, Latin America, Middle East and East Asia. 

Now based in Italy, he is currently producing long term personal projects in Colombia (2010-present), India (2015-present) and the Mediterranean area (2009-present) and he's taking assignments all over the world. 

His documentary projects focus on the multilayered aspects of people's daily life, the rich complexity of their culture and the interactions between man and environment. 

His work appeared in major North American, European and Asian magazines. 

Among them: National Geographic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Monocle, The Smithsonian, GEO (France), Vanity Fair, WIRED Middle East, VOGUE Arabia, The Independent on Sunday, CNN, L'Express, Geographical (UK), Afar, Asian Geographic, IL (sole24ore), Prime Russian Magazine, Reader's Digest, Marie Claire, Afisha-Mir. 

His work has been exhibited in the USA, Italy, The Netherlands, UK, Singapore, Mexico, Colombia and Hong Kong.