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Meet Antoine de Lartigue of deLartigue Photography in Santa Monica

Today we’d like to introduce you to Antoine de Lartigue.

Antoine, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
Photography has always been a passion of mine, but I began to do professional headshots only a couple of years ago.

As a child I was watching my dad work on his pictures (he was a photo journalist), and I have always been playing around with cameras.

Because I did pictures for free at a birthday party in Paris – and because they were so happy with the results – I got a connection that led to an internship at Vogue, Paris. I got to see some of the most famous photographer work, and I began assisting photographers on the side.

I was working in production for many years in Paris, always keeping photography as a hobby, until one day The Mods, a males modeling agency in Paris, France that was starting at the time, asked me to shoot for them. I made both tests (photos for the model’s book) and short videos introducing the model I was shooting. Some of these are still on YouTube.

I moved to Florida in 2013, and I kept shooting tests and videos for small modeling agencies In Miami, FL. And a year later, I moved to LA, and began to focus on headshot photography here. I have recently also been doing weddings, lifestyle, events, and various gigs photography/videography related.

Great, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
Actually it has been a pretty smooth road because I have always had another job on the side until recently. Now that I am fully dedicated to photography, I am offering great deals on headshots in Santa Monica to keep my schedule busy

Please tell us about deLartigue Photography.
As we say on, “We create high quality and professionally tailored headshots and portraits, lifestyle pictures and memorable photography for different types of events. Pictures that captures uniqueness and conveys the very best of you.” This is what my photography work is all about.


  • HEADSHOTS : we offer a $75 special 1 hour headshots session : this includes 2 looks, about 200 pictures, and 2 pictures retouched, Additional retouched pictures are available for $10 per picture.
  • HEADSHOTS : we also offer a pay-as-you-go system for $35, also available on Groupon and Living Social : this includes a full photoshoot with 1 retouched picture. Additional pictures are available for $29 per picture without retouches, and $35 with retouches..

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