Client List Ohio 

AGAR Agency


Bed, Bath & Beyond

Cincinnati Magazine

Cleveland Magazine

Edible Columbus


Getty Images

Hearst Media

HGTV Magazine

Laura Laureto



SBC Advertising

Client List New York

Calvin Klein Home


Dyson Electronics

Edible Brooklyn

Elgot Kitchens and Bath

Gilt Groupe

Hello Fresh

Hemispheres Magazine

Holly Hunt

Kate Spade

MAC Cosmetics

Maybelline Cosmetics


Milly Kids

One Fine Stay

Rhapsody Magazine

Steven Alan

Time Out New York

Tory Burch


Marlene Rounds is a Cincinnati-based photographer with 15+ years of experience working on commercial and editorial assignments in product, fashion and food. After honing her craft in Chicago and New York City assisting influential industry professionals, notably Chris Buck, Larry Fink and Dan Saelinger, Marlene went on to shoot for some of the city’s most recognizable luxury brands. Past clients include Diane Von Furstenberg, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Tory Burch, Steven Alan, Express, Calvin Klein Home, Holly Hunt, Maybelline and MAC Cosmetics, Gilt Groupe, Dyson Electronics and Hearst Publications.

Marlene's keen attention to detail and commitment to excellence carry through every aspect of her production, balancing uncompromising quality with sincere curiosity for her subjects. She is committed to raising the bar for not only what a shoot can produce but also how it can make people feel, aiming to create rewarding environments and captivating images that inspire.

Marlene Rounds is delighted to support her hometown’s creative renaissance with her skill, knowledge and expertise. She is available for local, domestic and international assignments.


917 753 3772

2141 Central Parkway, Cincinnati Ohio 45214



2009-2011         Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Business, Management and Economics, concentration Management, Empire State                                          University, New York, NY

2001-2003        Associate Degree, Commercial Photography, Ohio Institute of Photography and Technology, Dayton, OH

1996-2001        Visual Art and Fine Art Photography, The School for Creative and Performing Arts, Cincinnati, OH               


2015-Present   Freelance Commercial Photographer, Cincinnati and Columbus, OH (client list below)

2009-2015        Freelance Commercial Photographer, New York, NY (client list below)

2007-2009       Freelance Photo Assistant, Digital Tech and Retouching, Chris Buck Photo, New York, NY

2007-2009       Freelance Photo Assistant and Digital Tech, Larry Fink Photography, New York, NY

2005-2008       Freelance Photo Assistant and Digital Tech, Dan Saelinger Visuals, New York, NY

2005-2007       Freelance Photo Assistant, Ann Stratton Photography, New York, NY

2003-2005      Freelance Photo Assistant and Digital Tech, Steve Grubman Photography, Chicago, IL

2003-2005      Freelance Photo Assistant and Digital Tech, Andrea Mandel Photography, Chicago, IL

2004-2005      Sales Associate, Apple Computers, Chicago, IL

2003-2005      Freelance Photo Assistant, Scott Payne Photography, Chicago, IL

2003-2005      Freelance Photo Assistant, Crate & Barrel, Chicago, IL

2003-2004      Freelance Photo Assistant, VSA Partners, Chicago, IL

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