Laurent was born in Paris to a French mother and American father, which may explain his passion for exploring the world. His photography allowed him to shoot in many exotic places, before finally settling in Paris in 1997 where he built his career in fashion and beauty photography. His energetic and sensual imagery appears in many notable campaigns for Garnier, Swarowski, The Body Shop and Nivea. Alongside prestigious publications such as Elle and Marie Claire. Laurent now divides his time between London, Paris and New York.