Giacomo d'Orlando is an Italian documentary photographer currently based in New Zealand. He began his career as a professional photographer in 2011, when he was 21, working for a photographic studio in his birth city, Verona.

After more than three years spent in the advertising photography industry, he decided to follow his true passion, documentary photography. For this purpose, in 2015 he moved to Nepal where he began his first long-term project about Gender-Based Violence. Since that time he has specialized in documenting social issues and environmental problems while occasionally working for travel magazines.

In recent years he has lived in Peru and Australia, and currently resides in New Zealand, where is carrying on a long-term project about the refugees of Climate Change. The project highlights how the increasing pressures brought about by climate change are reshaping the planet and how present-day society is reacting to the new challenges that will characterize our future.

D’Orlando seeks to portray these realities through several series of photographs, grouped in projects that focus on the vertices that climate change has as concept; his purpose is to report the social and environmental issues that our world is going through, giving people who are not able to see global environmental changes first hand and to raise awareness about these important topics.

d’Orlando's work has been published worldwide in magazines such as VSD, DLUI ”La Repubblica”, Vice, Destin, Asian, and the Washington Post among the others, and awarded by prestigious photo competitions such as PX3 (State of the World 2019), International Photography Awards (2018,2019), MIFA (2017, 2019), TIFA (2018) and Chromatic Photography Award (2017).  His work has been exhibited in the internationally in Paris, India, Glashow, Edinburgh, Venezia, Rome, New York, and Barcelona, to name a few.