Wish You Were Here With... Lea Colombo
Sailing in the Hamptons? Partying in Ibiza? Lounging in Morocco?
Photographer, Lea Colombo is leading this week’s vacation selfie series and stirring some serious FOMO in India...
How would you sum up what you do in a sentence?
I take photos.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
A famous tennis player. Lol.
How do you waste time, when your schedule is clear?
Try soak up some sunshine if its ever sunny in London.
What did you do on your last day off?
What's your greatest ambition?
There’s too many.
Do you have any phobias?
I have a phobia of crows.
Who do you most admire?
Asher Daniel, Cape Town’s cutest.
What do you talk about when you get your hair cut?
Ayurvedic retreats in Sri Lanka with Gary Gill.
What's the last dream that you can remember having?
It involves my dear friend Amanda Charchian, us exhibiting work in a foreign country and an ex girlfriend. ???
What would you most like to change about the world?
Remove all plastic.
What would you most like to change about yourself?
My short temper towards my brother. Im getting better ;)
Have you ever pretended to be someone else in the mirror?
Describe yourself in three words…
Ambitious, Strong and Flirty
What’s the most surprising thing we’d find out if we looked at your phone?
That I once sorted my Apps based on their Icon colour. It’s a mess now
Currently, Cardi B - I Like It
All primary colours. Red & Yellow in particular.
The perfect night out?
Having no expectations
The funniest person you know?
Kiki Willems & Rosie Laurie
The funniest thing you’ve ever read about yourself?
I’ve had a quote taken out of context once; “I never shoot flash”. Written over a picture that I clearly took with a flash.
One thing you can’t live without?
My Nespresso coffee in the AM.
Favourite thing to eat?
Avocado- All day, every day.
Least favourite thing to eat?
Anchovies. I just don't eat them.
What was your first job?
The best advice you've ever been given?
Everything happens for a reason and its all about
Who or what inspires you?
Energies And Colours.
What drives your creativity?
Having a vision.
If you could shoot anyone, who would it be?
Mariacarla Boscono, she’s still the sexiest.
Who’s the coolest person you know?
My twin brother Roberto.