Do you wonder what it’s like behind the scenes of a photo shoot? Or what it is like to be a child model?!
It’s different every time of course, childrens fashion photographer Emily Kornya has worked for Lamantine, Je suis en CP! Hilda.Henri, The Small Gatsby and many others, but there is a general pattern each time that your child will either love or hate.
From today on we’ll start a new series on the blog called ‘Meet the model’ where every other week we interview another child model.
Agency: Agence Teen (Paris), B-Talent (Milan), Sugar Kids (Barcelona)
Best known shoots: Vogue Enfant & Bambini, Monnalisa, Catimini, Massimo Dutti, Zadig&Voltaire, Junior Gaultier, Jacadi, John Galliano, Bonpoint, Miss Blumarine
Where do you live?
What languages do you speak?
I speak French, and I started learning English in school last year.
How old were you when you started modelling?
I was eight months when I started … ..and I want to continue forever, even if there are fewer jobs right now because I’m not in the right sizes.
Do you ever travel for photo shoots? If so, where do you travel?
Yes, I was in Italy, in Florence, Venice and Sicily, and also in Spain, in Barcelona, at the Coronia and a nearby town in Portugal.
What’s your favourite thing about modelling?
I like meeting friends, and making new ones, also I like to travel and I especially like to wear the beautiful clothes.
Do you have a favourite shoot/shoots ? If so, why?
My favourite was for a ZARA campaign in Barcelona; I stayed for two days with the team for photos, we shot a short film and I loved it. We were even at the seaside ….
What is the funniest memory you have from a shoot?
The shoots with photographer Benoit Peverelli, we were laughing and he is always full of jokes.
If you could shoot for any designer today who would it be?
I would shoot for Monnalisa again, as I love the princess dresses, and for Desigual because I love all colours, and Dior I would like most!
Monnalisa chic A/W 2014 by Maurizio Bavutti
Do you like fashion? If so, who are your favourite designers and what designers do you like to wear?
I love Jean Paul Gaultier, Zara and Roxy
What do you want to be when you grow up?
A stylist, or to continue to be a model.
Now, a few fun questions! What are your favourite;
Books: Les Coeurs (Coeur Coco, Coeur Mandarine, Coeur Cerise…..)
Movies: Fast and Furious, Babysitting and Clem a TV movie
Television Shows: Face off ou H
Music or singers: Michael Jackson
Sports: dancing, wake boarding, snow-board and flying trapeze when i’m on vacation.
Food: rice and salmon
Chocolate brand: Lindt
Holiday destination: Turkey
Subject in school: history and sports
Do you have any brothers or sisters? or pets?
Yes, two little brothers and a big dog, the breed is a Dogo Argentino (Argentine Mastiff)
Other than modelling what else you like to do for fun?
Go out and play with my friends and to make short videos.
Tell us something about yourself?
I am happy and proud of what I’ve done so far and I hope it will continue for a long time!
Lea P for Vogue enfants
Lea P’s first publication ever!
FACEBOOK: Lea P model Officiel
* Cover Photo by Emily kornya for Poster Child