Carolle Benitah was born in Casablanca (Morocco). She lives and works in Marseille (France).
She graduated from the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne (Paris). For ten years thereafter, she worked as a fashion designer. She decided to learn photography in 2001. Carolle Benitah attended photography classes for two years at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des beaux-arts of Luminy in Marseille (2001 to 2003) ; she also followed the cycle of courses on photography (« Collecting Photography ») with Christie’s Education in Paris in 2003 and the evening courses at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Photographie in Arles and art classes at the Université du Temps Disponible in Marseille (2003-2004 and 2008-2009).
She attended many photography workshops in France and other countries with Lise Sarfati, Mathieu Pernot, Antoine d’Agata, Klavdji Sluban, Bernard Plossu, Mary Ellen Mark, Alessandra Sanghinetti, Richard Dumas and Jean-Louis Garnell.