Born in Algeria on January 29, 1935. Jean-Pierre Laffont went to high school and college in Morocco and graduated in 1955. Attended art school and in 1959 received a Masters degree in Art and Photography from the photo school “Arts et Metiers” in Vevey, Switzerland, the prestigious photo school in Europe. In 1957 he spent a year in Paris as studio assistant to Sam Levin and Choura, famous celebrity photographers.
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