About Me

Peggy McCartha has loved photography her whole life and has been a professional photographer for over 33 years. Peggy is known as the most industry-savvy headshot photographer in Los Angeles and is the creator of the Headshot Strategist® Program. Her experience as a professional photographer combined with her knowledge of both the world of entertainment and entrepreneurs has allowed Peggy to help hundreds of actors and executives get headshots that get them noticed.

For nearly 10 years Peggy has hosted a weekly video podcast called "Headshots by Peggy PRESENTS". The show is designed to Encourage, Inspire and Educate people in the industry. She has interviewed top industry professionals sharing great tips, and insights.  Peggy is also the president of On Balance Entertainment LLC, a highly-diversified company offering superior services for the entertainment industry.

On a more personal level, Peggy is also a wife, mother, and friend who loves enjoying time with friends, game nights with her family, and traveling with her husband Merrick. Peggy also keeps very active with non-profits and outreaches that support people without homes  Another thing that she is very involved in is bringing awareness and education about Lymphedema, a chronic, disfiguring, and painful condition that over 200,000 people in the US suffer from. Last, but absolutely not least – Peggy is always ready to have a conversation about Civil Rights, Equality, and Human Trafficking!

“Remember, in addition to ambition, drive, and tenacity to truly be successful we also need patience, empathy, compassion, and kindness.” ~Peggy McCartha