Newborn & Maternity
A fun Location in the Sunflower Field!
Friday, August 23, 2019
I had so much fun photographing Caroline's model location session! This is a first for me to ever photograph in the Sunflower Field! We waited ...
Caroline's Senior Model Session!
Saturday, August 03, 2019
We want you to meet Caroline, one of our 2020 Essenza models! Caroline currently attends CHCA, and she is planning to go to college to study health ...
Fundraising & Giving Back
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Do you have a charity that's close to your heart!? Are you getting ready to work on a fundraising event? Well, we would like to help! Essenza Studio ...
Time to get on Santa's List!
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Santa is coming to Essenza on November 23rd! We have a limited number of sessions available, so we thought we would let you know so you can get on ...
What is your Legacy Collection?
Friday, June 28, 2019
I've tried several times to write this post, only to fail to find the words. I think it's because your Legacy Collection is SO close to my heart. Not ...
Ainsley's Model Session!
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
We want you to meet Ainsley Droege, one of our 2020 Essenza Models from Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy! We met Ainsley last year when her brother ...
The 5-Year Old Portrait
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Senior portraits are a common "milestone" in most teens' lives. As the last few years of high school dwindle, being professionally photographed ...
Business Branding Photography-Why?
Saturday, June 08, 2019
Mary has been coaching leaders for more than twenty years and also brings thirty years of corporate leadership experience to every engagement. She ...
Special Projects-Has White Face Horse
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
I was so excited when my friend Betsy Pourvakil from Essentials Salon called and said she would like me to photograph her uncle. Betsy's uncle ...
Fun New Session-Simply Silhouette
Friday, May 31, 2019
Call us at 513.831.5351 to schedule your little one for their Simply Silhouette Session! This is perfect for ages 2-5, but anyone can do this. We ...
Your New Legacy Collection
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Your New Legacy CollectionCreated with you in mind, inspired by the people you love and the memories you make, every piece has a story to tell. The ...
Emma's Model Session!
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
I'm so in LOVE with Emma Neal's model session images!!! Emma has such a unique look with her dark hair, ice blue eyes and porcelain skin. Also, she ...
Javan's Senior Session
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
So this guy can pull off just about any look, and he was just the nicest guy! Javan came in a few weeks ago to have his senior portraits taken. He's ...
Libby's Model Session!
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Libby Dixon is one of my models from Milford High School. I met her last year when she joined Eric Wolff for his Senior Session. I was so excited to ...
Will's Model Session!
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Will Rinehart is my first 2020 Essenza Model! We have literally been photographing Will since he was 3 months old. I was so excited when he came in ...
Business Branding Photography
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Why are professional portraits so important?Chances are good that someone will scroll to see you before they read your descriptions. We've all been ...
My little miracle baby!
Saturday, March 16, 2019
I think I've shared my story with most of you. I worked so desperately hard to grow my family these past 2 years. I suffered loss and put myself ...
Essenza Holiday Hours & Holiday Wishes
Friday, December 21, 2018
Angela and I would like to thank our Essenza families and friends for a wonderful 2018! Essenza will be closed for Holiday Break Dec. 23rd - ...
Class of 2020 Model Search
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
I had so much fun going through my Class of 2019 images! Getting really excited to meet my 2020 Essenza Models! I will be calling to set up meetings ...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Call to schedule your Santa Experience Session at Essenza on November 3rd! 513.831.5351 We have just a few openings left. If you want a once in a ...
Harvest Mini Sessions!
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
On Sept. 7th & 8th we will be on location at the charming Fritz Farm in Mount Orab. Cute rustic tractor, a bushel of apples and bushels of fun! ...
Gabrielle's Model Session!
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Gabrielle was one of our last models to sign up this year, and we were so excited because she is such a country girl! She is always rockin' a pair of ...
David & John's Model Session!
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
We could not think of a better way to represent David's passion for swimming than actually going to the pool, at Milford High, where he spends most ...
Robert's Model Session!
Saturday, June 30, 2018
I loved Robert's enthusiasm when planning his model session! He had so many great ideas, we had to try them all! I loved including Robert's ...
Laila's Model Session!
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Laila was such a gorgeous model!!! Her Vogue session was so inspiring! Laila goes to school at Covington Latin and we have known her for years. We ...
Robert's Studio Session
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Robert came in a few weeks ago for his studio portion of his Senior Portraits session and we had so much fun! He was so easy going and was also ...
Morgan's Outdoor Session!
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
I can't even begin to tell you how much I have LOVED working with Morgan! Such a natural beauty, this girl knows how to pose for the camera! Not only ...
Thursday, May 24, 2018
I was so excited when Lara Ringdahl called a few weeks ago to say she was ready to schedule her family portrait! I had first met her last year when ...
Jackson's Model Session!
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Jackson came in for his model session last week and we had such a fun time playing around during his Vogue Model Shoot!!!! One thing that we ...
Mama & Me Mini Sessions
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Every minute we have with our moms is precious, so now is the time to show them how much they mean to us! Whether you are shopping ...
Wyatt's Model Session
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Wyatt, from CHCA, came in for his model session this past Saturday. It was such a fun day and we got some incredible images! We started the shoot ...
Kyle's Model Session!
Friday, May 04, 2018
Kyle came in last week for his model session and it was such a BLAST! He is just so photogenic and such a nice guy! The first part of our session we ...
Morgan's Model Session!
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Morgan came in last Saturday for her white on white/Vogue Senior Model Session and we had soooo much fun! The Vogue themed session fit her ...
Free family Portrait if you are a 2018 ...
Friday, March 30, 2018
Every Senior who is photographed at Essenza Studio automatically receives a FREE Family Portrait Session! We think it's the perfect time to ...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
I just love Maerin's beautiful, old soul! She would describe her style as VERY old-fashioned. She loves long, flowing, Victorian style dresses. Some ...
Feather the Nest 2018
Saturday, February 03, 2018
Hey guys! Next month, Essenza will be teaming up with McCormick Elementary for the second time for their Feather the Nest event! If you haven't ...
2019 Essenza Model Search!
Thursday, February 01, 2018
I had so much fun going through last years images and gearing up for a new class! If you want to be a 2019 Essenza Model call us at 513-831-5351 to ...
Do you want to be a 2019 Essenza Model?
Friday, January 05, 2018
I am so excited to announce our next model call for the Class of 2019! It makes my heart happy to see new entries every day! A 2019 Essenza Model ...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Tree Farm Mini Sessions!
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
We will be at Dirr Nurseries on November 25th & 26th and also on December 2nd & 3rd from 10am-4pm for our Tree Farm Mini Sessions! ...
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Haley is a fun loving beautiful girl who attends Milford High School. Most of Haley's favorite images were outdoors, and that totally makes sense ...
The Importance of Print
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Did you know that some people look at our world, and the people living in it and call us "the lost generation"? I'm serious, they really do! It's ...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Faith is a 2018 Milford High School Senior. She came in for her session back in August and we had such a good time! Faith is kind of shy, but you ...
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Dillon is so friendly and easy to work with! Which made his Senior Portrait session an absolute breeze! He also has the BLUEST eyes! Which is why we ...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Emily is a 2018 Senior at Milford High School! She just so happens to look older, at least in my opinion! I think she has a mature style not only ...
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Alyssa chose our Designer session which includes a location of your choice! We love when our Seniors choose this session because it's always fun for ...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Oh, Noah! What a cool guy! He is very into music and plays piano... so since he couldn't lug his actual piano into our studio, what could be more ...
Client Appreciation-Halloween Event!
Friday, October 06, 2017
On Friday, October 27th we will be hosting an open-house costume party at the studio from 10am-5pm! Bring your little ghouls, goblins and princesses ...
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Calling all Seniors- Class of 2018! The yearbook deadline for most schools is fast-approaching! Do you still need your photo taken? It's so ...
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Mallory had such an enjoyable session! She makes our job so easy because she's a knock-out, and she has the best style! She also brought her ...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Lindsay is SO stunning! She looks so much like a celebrity from a popular reality TV show... Can you guys guess who I'm thinking of? It's a huge ...
Grace & Olivia!
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Grace and Olivia are our second set 2018 Senior TWINS! It's always so much fun to photograph twins because they usually take turns being photographed ...
Thursday, September 21, 2017
David is such a handsome fella! Although, his parents warned us that he is very shy because he rarely, if ever, has his photo taken... we were happy ...
Fall Family Special!
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
It's (almost) that time of year again! The leaves are beginning to change, and we're feeling that cool, crisp breeze in the evenings. Summer is ...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Kayla is completely content with who she is, and she works hard not to let the opinions of others get in her way. I love that! It's not often that ...
Meet Baby Mila
Thursday, September 14, 2017
I'm sure you all remember some of our Mama & Me Mini Session images on the blog just a few short months ago. Mama Edita was sporting an adorable ...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
What can we say about Bryce? Hmmm... well, for starters, he's super handsome! He's also a very nice guy. It was so easy to photograph him! We were ...
Thursday, September 07, 2017
This girl is officially a Senior at Milford High School! Can you believe it's already September? I can't... I miss Summer already. However, Fall is a ...
Celebrating 50 Years!
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Okay, seriously I am OBSESSED with everything about this photo session. Meet Arlene and Steven! They just moved here from Illinois... but they've ...
Riley's Sneak Peek!
Friday, September 01, 2017
Riley has such a simple and classic look. We can just tell that her photos are timeless and will look beautiful FOREVER. Which isn't surprising ...
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year...
Friday, August 25, 2017
Friendly reminder, we will be at Dirr Nurseries on two separate weekends this holiday season! We'll be hosting $35 Mini Sessions at the Tree ...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
This girl was SO into the process of getting her photos taken! And we were just eating it up! She has such a sweet smile, and we were loving every ...
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Kishan is the cousin of one of our Senior Models from last year, Richa Patel! It was so fun to see her again at his Preview- they got to see all ...
Sydney's Sneak Peek!
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
My favorite thing about Sydney is that she has so many different looks! Her smile is so infectious... and her softer, more serious expression makes ...
Sara's Sneak Peek!
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Sara is such an interesting girl. On a daily basis, you can find her wearing dresses and bows. She LOVES the color pink, and when it comes to ...
Jessica's Sneak Peek!
Friday, August 04, 2017
Holy Canoli... this girl is stunning! Her eyes have flecks of green, brown and gold and they're amazing in any and all types of light! Jessica has a ...
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Victoria has the best sense of fashion! It's simple, soft and feminine, which compliments her simplistic make up and hair. It also seems to represent ...
TJ's Sneak Peek!
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
We had such a great time hanging out with TJ during his senior session! He actually had to come in to be photographed twice, because it was stormy at ...
The Reinhart Family
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Sara has been bringing her two daughters, Caroline and Christine, to Essenza for years! We've loved watching them grow into the beautiful young ...
Mollie & Sean!
Thursday, July 27, 2017
We love the Vonderhaar twins! Mollie and Sean (and their sweet parents) came so prepared to their session! They had tons of outfit options and even ...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
I'm going to start by saying... I've never seen hair as cool as Tatum's in real life! It's such a beautiful color and texture, and honestly she looks ...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
This is baby Quentin! He was the sweetest little week old baby when he came into our studio last month to be photographed with his mom, Alicia, and ...
Leah's Outdoor Favorites!
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Leah is always such a joy! We just adore working with her and her entire family. As some of you may know, we met the Breuer family a few years back ...
Friday, July 14, 2017
Erica was so much fun to photograph! One of the best parts of her session was photographing her in her element with her drum! We loved the happy ...
The Patel Family
Thursday, July 13, 2017
This is the Patel family shown from 2016 to now! It's only been about a year but you can totally tell how much they've changed! As you can see their ...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Jack is such a handsome guy! When I was going through his images, and pulling some of my favorites I noticed that sometimes his eyes look hazel/brown ...
Erin's Outdoor Favorites!
Saturday, July 08, 2017
Sooo this Summer is flying by! And I'm SO not okay with it. I love Summer and it always feels way too short! What does this have to do with Erin's ...
Friday, July 07, 2017
A few weeks ago, Erica and I had the privilege of photographing the newest addition to the Cunningham family! Luca was just about a week old when he ...
$95 Head Shots!
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Publicity portraits are essential for branding you personally, or the business you're representing! In a world of selfies, it's amazing what we see ...
Flower Crown Mini Sessions!
Friday, June 30, 2017
We can't help but notice that (the BEST season) SUMMER is officially here! Long, sunny days, with tall grasses blowing in the wind... ...
AJ's Sneak Peek!
Thursday, June 29, 2017
We absolutely loved working with the Turner Family! AJ and his parents, Bob and Jennifer, came to his session at the beginning of June and we ...
Luisa's Outdoor Sneak Peek!
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Luisa is rarely ever NOT smiling! Which is one of the things we love about photographing her! Even when we tell her to try a softer, more serious ...
Aliyah's Sneak Peek!
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Sooo, in case you can't tell, Aliyah is so stunningly gorgeous! She almost looks like a different person when she goes from serious to smiley! P.S. ...
Ryan's Sneak Peek!
Friday, June 16, 2017
Hello again, everyone! I know it's been awhile since we've posted a blog because we have been very busy at the studio (which is awesome)! We haven't ...
Emily's Location Sneak Peek!
Thursday, June 08, 2017
For Emily's Location Shoot, we went down into Loveland to Peter's Cartridge Company! If you've never heard of it, it's an old abandoned warehouse ...
Dear Dad... Mini Sessions!
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
I love you. You're the greatest!Thank you, for everything.All of these phrases are things we want to tell our Dads that we surely don't tell them ...
Helly's Sneak Peek!
Thursday, June 01, 2017
As you all know, Helly is SO ADORABLE and so easy to photograph! So she came into the studio a week or so ago, and it was kind of gloomy and wet ...
Lisa's Location Sneak Peek!
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
OMG it feels like forever since we've had the privilege of photographing Lisa! She was last here for her indoor shoot back in March and boy, did we ...
Pet Day- Marissa & Poppy
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Marissa came in with her brother's dog Poppy for Pet Day! Poppy is a golden-doodle and oh-so-playful! She was actually such a good listener though! ...
Austin's Sneak Peek!
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Oh, Austin... what is there to say? You're so laid back and fun to work with! We always look forward to spending time with you and your mom, Shannon; ...
Emily's Sneak Peek!
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Emily was here last week for her Senior Session and we're already loving her images! You may recognize Emily from her Pet Day Session with her cute ...
Friends Day: Round Two!
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
So you've all been waiting patiently... here are the last of our Friends Day Favorites for now! (We might have one or two more models participating ...
Gracie's Sneak Peek!
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Last weekend, Gracie was here for her FULL Senior Session! Again, we were lucky to have a beautiful day so that we could accomplish an indoor and ...
Brady's Sneak Peek!
Friday, May 19, 2017
When Brady came in for his outdoor session last week it was just barely starting to sprinkle! We weren't sure whether it would stop, or full on ...
Friends Day: Round One!
Thursday, May 18, 2017
One of our most popular Model Sessions for our Seniors is always Friends Day! We've done this Model Session for a few years now because of it's ...
Ben's Sneak Peek!
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
We always have a good time photographing Ben! So far, he has participated in two separate Model Sessions (Friends Day will be posted soon, so stay ...
Helly's Sneak Peek!
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Helly came to the studio for the indoor portion of her Senior Session last Saturday dressed in one of her traditional outfits! The colors were ...
Caroline's Sneak Peek!
Friday, May 12, 2017
I can see clearly now... the rain is gone.But seriously, after the cold and wet weather wouldn't go away for about a week, we finally got a pretty ...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
This is Arlo! He was here about a week ago with his Mama, Brigette, and Grandma (Yaya), Jean, for his second Baby Plan Session. If you haven't heard ...
Mama & Miko
Saturday, May 06, 2017
We always love working with Edita and Demiko! I remember the first time she came into the studio to plan for her Newborn Session! We just clicked, ...
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