Lea Meienberg is a freelance photographer based in Zurich. She has been working for editorial, corporate and advertising clients since 2008.
Born in Switzerland in 1982, Lea majored in art and media design at the F+F School of Arts and Design in Zurich.
She has completed assignments and personal projects in Berlin, New York, Hongkong and across the African continent in countries such as Angola, Tanzania and Kenya.
Specializing in portrait and reportage photography, her work gets printed by major international publishing houses and appears in magazines and newspapers such as The New York Times, The Telegraph, Die Zeit, Du Magazin, Libération, Monocle and Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Apart from her editorial work she collaborates regularly with companies such as chocolate manufacturer Sprüngli, Swiss railways SBB and Switzerland Tourism.
Lea is represented by Schönbucher Fotografen, she is a networker of 13Photo agency and a member of Near, the Swiss association for contemporary photography.
Prix de la Photographie Paris, AFAR Travel Photography Award, The Lenzburg Photo Festival Project Award, Photolucida Critical Mass, Prix Photo BAT, VFG Young Talent Award.
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