thefrenchguy studio

"It's easy with thefrenchguy"

Thefrenchguy Studio is located on Hilton Head Island, SC and is now celebrating 10 years in operation. Jean-Marie Côté, a native from Québec Canada, is the owner and a professional photographer offering services in photography and videography serving the LowCountry  and surronding areas.
Your needs will get full attention and you will be well informed about the process, pricing and all your questions will be answered so you can feel confident doing business with thefrenchguy studio. 
If you like more information please click HERE  (by appointment only)

Pro Services Offered
Digital Conversion (still images)
Looking for ways to preserse, for future generations, your old family photos, albums, slides and negatives?  We offer a large range of on-site services, in our studio in Hilton Head Island, SC, with an exceptional level of personal services. Pricing as low as $0.40 per slides (volume discount offered).

Many different formats of still images
Large amount of data in a little device

Digital Conversion (film/movies)


Old movies such as 8mm, VHS, DVD and more can be converted to digital format MP4. Using state-of-the-art equipment and software, combined with years of expertise the converted film to MP4 can be edited for the best viewing experience. Music can be added, comments and more. Pricing as low as $15/film.


For an overview of old movies digital conversion, watch this video: Preserving Memories

Can be viewed on any devices

Photo Restoration


Using state-of-the-art equipment and software, combined with years of expertise, most damaged photos can be restored. Free estimate and recommendations during your visit. From $20/image including print and digital file for your personal usage.

Extremely Faded Image
Print and Glass were fused together

Family Portrait

Why not hang a beautiful family portrait in your house? A family photo session should be fun, not stressful, that's our goal. The photo session will be tailored to your needs, we will make it easy for you. Then you will be able to "Share, Relive and Savour" priceless memories. Offering standard session at $350 and extended session at $450.

Sisters in Southern Dress
Beautiful Family Beach Sunset
Virtual Photo Gallery
To better serve our clients, images from a photo session are available for viewing and selection directly online. Prints, digital download and a very large  selection of products are also available and customized to client's need.
Please note that some galleries are private and password protected at client's request.

To access the online photo gallery click HERE.  This will open a new browser.

From Our Studio

This short video will give you an overview of our work, capabilities and the values we bring to you, your family, your organization and your business that are worth the investment.

Our studio is located at 31 Hunter Road, Suite D, Hilton Head Island, SC
Please call or email us for an appointment: phone: 843-422-8122 or
Click HERE for directions and map