Born in 1978 in Paris where she lives.
Since graduating from the photography school in Vevey, Switzerland, in 2001, she has worked as a freelance photographer, mainly for press titles including Libération, Télérama, Le Monde and PhotoItalia.
Her series Lieux (Places) was shown in France (Château d’Eau, Toulouse; La Filature, Mulhouse; Galerie VU’, Paris) and in Seoul, South Korea.
In 1999 she won the Young Talent Award at the Rencontres d’Arles, and in 2002 was a finalist in the European Award for Women Photographers.
Léa Crespi presented her work at the Rencontres d’Arles in 2008: Paths to Olympus at the Stade Fournier.