Bride and Groom Testimonials

“We cannot thank you enough for making our event so much more memorable with the beautiful pictures! Our family members are so impressed with our album and the guest signing book. We are not only extremely happy to have had the opportunity to have you as our photographer and now as a friend. Thank you so much again!” Brittany & Daniel Castro, Testimonial

Wedding Day Testimonials

“Jan was incredible–so many pictures to choose from!! She captured the tone of the day, not intrusive, and the quality is excellent! I would not hesitate to recommend Essence Photography to another family looking for a professional wedding photographer!! We will treasure these pictures for a lifetime!” Peggy Marshall, mother of bride Testimonial

Family Portrait Testimonials

“I have used Jan for my family portraits since 2000. She started with my maternity pictures, then baby pictures, then graduation pictures, family photos, even business shoots! All I have to say is that she saw my vision and delivered EVERY TIME. Each time I would lament over which pictures to choose because just like the name of her business, she’d catch the “essence” of the subject and the message in one photo shoot…. Time and time again. Beside her utter talent, she is such a joy to work with. I always wound up feeling like some treasured movie star at the end of every shoot. They were always so much fun. I will use no other photographer than her.” Kim Steigerwalt-Kindred, Testimonial

“Jan Pavelco has captured the most precious moments of my life for the past eight years. It started with a prenatal photo shoot. We were completely hooked form that point forward. Now we are a family of four with two beautiful daughters. She has an incredible gift of capturing the “Essence” of family, as well as the “Essence” of all the different personalities within. She has patience to work with infants, toddlers, teenagers and adults. Her work is absolutely stunning. I wish I would have known her for my wedding day. We have the most precious photo books that we absolutely cherish. It is one thing I never want to stop doing. It has become our family tradition every year. She has captured the George Family like no one else. She is simply the best!” Bekki and Chris George, Testimonial

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