Ornella Mazzola started to explore the world of photography,
naturally, from the visual research to the socio-anthropological aspect inherent in it.
She carries out different kinds of projects: personal research, social photography, reportage, intimate
She attended a workshop with photojournalist Riccardo Venturi (WorldPressPhoto), from which she started a project about love in older age. A photograph of this project was selected by the WPO inside the Sony World Photography Awards 2015 and was selected in the category Open Competition "Commended images 2015" from the Sony World Photography Awards.
In 2017 she was one of the winners of "Slideluck Napoli 2017".
She is finalist of "Lens Culture Portrait Award 2019"