Essence Latifah, LLC is a black-owned business that offers a variety of services and products. CEO Essence Latifah is a creative person that wanted to put all her degrees and knowledge to use. Essence has a BFA in Fashion Design and Photography from Cazenovia College and an MBA in Business from MCNY.

We offer Fashion and Wedding photography, Photography workshops, and Deluxe Photo Experiences that will help build model portfolios. Essence is currently working on designing her Fall 2022 Collection called Femmé. Currently, our product list consists of customized glasses, stainless steel tumblers, coasters, and keychains. We are working toward offering resin jewelry as well.

We believe all women can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can change the world.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide an enjoyable experience in front of the camera as well as timeless photographs that you will treasure for a lifetime. Photos have the power to help you relive a specific moment in time and recall all of the emotions and details surrounding that moment. When I work with you on a photo project, my goal is to provide you with photographic records of those moments. I want you to be able to look back at your photos years from today and be able to relive that moment in time.


Our Vision

To provide unique and authentic images