Business Challenge: Square One

Angela Kurkian M.Photog.Cr., CPP

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Angela Kurkian Bio

Currently, as the Director of Education for Professional Photographers of America, Angela has the opportunity to connect with photographers all over the country as they work towards reaching both their business and life goals. She has a strong desire to help photographic artists understand their value and as professionals, develop profitable and sustainable businesses.  

Angela began her career in 1994, specializing in weddings and portraits and continues to develop both her business and her craft.  As the owner of Essenza Studio, near Cincinnati, OH, she works with a small team that caters to the high school senior, family and child portrait markets.

Along the way Angela has been awarded both nationally and regionally for her photography. She has won national awards such as the Kodak Gallery Award, the Fuji Masterpiece and Photographer of the Year, awarded by the Professional Photographers of America for her images entered in the International Photographic Competition