About Starla

Starla Fortunato is a Los Angeles based portrait and advertising photographer specializing in beauty, celebrity and fashion. Born in Houston but raised in New York and California, Starla is truly at home working in all parts of the US and traveling the world.

Her work has been published in Vanity Fair, Glamour, Teen Vogue, The Guardian, New York Times, LA Times and have been a contributor to TV Guide & Angeleno Magazines.

Advertising campaigns include work for the LAPD, Four Seasons Hotels, Health Net of California and collaborations with Morgan Freeman along with numerous musician artists, actors, business professionals, publishing houses and public relations firms within the entertainment industry and media.

Although the US Army followed high school for a brief stint, Starla was never far from a paintbrush or her camera. She continued her studies at, SD City College & Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, to study photography concluding that’s where her true passion lies.

Starla is known for her collaborative style, and her desire to tackle the simple to the most complex photography productions with equal ease and enthusiasm.

She lives in Los Angeles with the love of her life, practices yoga, enjoys gardening and is a supporter of Food On Foot – Los Angeles dedicated to providing life changing resources for the poor and homeless of Los Angeles.