Argentum Photo was created in 1987 by Ajay Jhaveri in a small room with one photo enlarger, four trays and no employees, located in the heart of the media district of Hollywood. Argentum was the first photo lab to offer black/white and color headshots for the same price. As we enter the digital age, Argentum is constantely evolving and growing to provide actors with services they need. Have started as a print lab, Argentum has now added valuable actor services like retouching, selftape auditions, headshots, actor reels, actor scenes, actor websites.
Photography has been my passion and livelihood my whole life. I came to Los Angeles from India in 1980 and have been living here ever since. I have been shooting headshots and working with Actors in Los Angeles since 1980. In 1988 I started Argentum Photo Lab that specializes in working with other headshot photographers and actors. I shoot all my headshots in a studio under controlled lighting. They are very specific in nature and I have found over the years that I like a close personal headshot. I do not vary from this style of headshots. If this very close personal theatrical style of headshots interests you please contact me to schedule a consultation.
I joined Ajay in February of 2000 and have been by his side through all our transitions and growth. As an actor myself, I understand your needs and how the industry works from an actor's perspective. I'm here to help so just ask.
Nathan has been with Argentum for over 12 years (ask him to confirm). As the head of our video department, he has been involved from the beginning transition being hands on as well as overseeing all editing, reels, and our Hot Set Series.