When Alvaro Sierra Sanchez isn’t clowning around with his friends, he’s photographing beautiful women in the streets of Madrid, making Rom-Com videos for his YouTube channel, and getting thousands of views on his Vines.
Name: Alvaro Sierra Sanchez
Hometown: Madrid, Spain
Hobbies: Art, photography, goofing around with friends, and salsa dancing
Relationship Status: Single
Social Media: @ASSIERRA27
AM: How did you first get involved in photography?
Alvaro: When I was seven years old, my aunt was taking photos of me in her home. She then asked me to take a picture of her and her boyfriend with a disposable camera. My aunt thought it would be a typical seven year old photograph, with the image slightly tilted and my thumb in the way. When she finally developed it, she was stunned to see that it was actually a very good photo. Ever since that moment, photography has been my passion.
AM: What is your favorite thing to photograph?
Alvaro: I love to take pictures of landscapes, but photographing women is my absolute favorite. I feel like women are the most beautiful thing in the world and there are endless possibilities when capturing their beauty on camera.
AM: Where do you get the inspiration for your Vines and YouTube videos?
Alvaro: I love to make people laugh, so during the day I will randomly think of something funny and make a video out of it.
AM: Have you ever had anyone in public recognize you from your Vines or YouTube channel?
Alvaro: Oh yeah! People come up to me all the time complimenting my videos. I’m always like, “Ayyyyy thank you!”. It always makes me so happy knowing I made someone laugh.
AM: Do you have any secret hidden talents?
Alvaro: I love to draw and act! Of course my favorite thing to draw is women. When I was 4 years old, I would draw pictures of my aunt in a wedding dress because I wanted her to get married so bad.
AM: What is your favorite thing about Boston/Suffolk University?
Alvaro: I feel like I’m living in an American movie. Boston is a cultural hub, and theres so many different people and opportunities here. Suffolk University is in the perfect location and I couldn’t be any happier. I am incredibly thankful to my parents for allowing me to have this opportunity, because without them none of this would be possible.
AM: What are your plans for the future?
Alvaro: It is my dream to work in the creative parts of advertising. I would also love to follow in the footsteps of famous fashion photographer, Mario Testino. I’m not exactly sure what the future holds for me, but I hope to make people laugh along the way!