Francesco Pace Rizzi is passionate about photography for over 25 years during which he has explored various genres: landscape, documentary, portrait. The genre he practices most is street photography whose very personal vision challenges traditional notions of this genre, as in his recent work “The presence of an absence”. He has achieved various prizes and awards in national and international competitions, in particular, in 2020 he won the first prize at the URBAN Photo Awards Contest, Creative section, President of the Jury Alex Web; Honorable Mention at the All About Photo 2020 contest, Photo.com; In 2019 he received the First Prize in the international competition: Chromatic Awards, Discovery of the Year 2019, conceptual category, Amateur. Some photos of him were chosen in the contest: Sony World Photography Awards: Open round ups and Pick of the pics! and in the LensCulture competition galleries.