Leonardo V Fashion Photographer, Artist, Creative Director, Filmmaker
He was born in Rome on 4 November 1974.
Driven by great passion and determination, he immediately started working after graduating in photography from the prestigious “Rossellini” Cine TV Institute in Rome.
After the first experiences in Cinecittà, he moved to Milan where he became assistant before Gianpaolo Barbieri and then Steven Klein and Douglas Kirkland.
After moving to independent professional activity, he moves between Milan, London and Paris. He collaborates with Vogue France, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle Italy, Jane USA, GQ Italy, Glamor Germany, In Style Germany, Flux, Marie Claire Italy, GQ Spain, Vogue Italia.
He realizes international campaigns for Trussardi, Fay by Tod’s, Superga, Lion Track by La Perla, Penny Black and Penny Pull by Max Mara, GianMaria Buccellati, Faber, Gas, Piedras by Maria Buccellati and MB Beach Couture, and takes care of the whole image of Baci & Abbracci.
In New York, through fashion, he enters the world of musicians, artists, poets and pop stars and in Miami he works for the fashion magazine “Vis.a.Vis”.
He has been directing advertising videos for several years.
Alongside his professional activity he pursues the artistic research that will lead him to realize challenging cycles of images that have been realized in exhibitions and publications: Midrash Shekinah, Portraits, Mater, La Grande Transizione. won the first prize in the Intersection of Contemporary Art at the exhibition Kunst-Art of Bolzano.
Participated together with Aldo Colonnello, Giacomo Celentano and Claudia Koll, for the project Music and Faith in theaters Villa Clerici in Milan.
Start working on the project Diamond Domina, which had the mission to support civil rights against human abuse representing the female figure of the Universal queens.
“Although I only worked with Leonardo once, he was dedicated, enthusiastic and reliable
with a keen eye for capturing details that others would have overlooked.
He unquestionably has a bright future ahead of him in our world