I started photography as a 15 year old in high school thinking this would become just a fun hobby. Funny how life has bigger plans. Here I am today doing this full time and I wouldn't change a single thing!

Starting out young

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I always remember myself begging anyone I knew to "tell me a story". It could've been about my parents growing up, what we used to do as kids, what life was like for them, I wanted to hear it all. Now I get why I love what I do so much.

 I am still begging people to tell me stories but this time I am living it with them in real time. I get to be a part of the story, giving you images to show to your grandkids when they beg to hear a story too.

9 years of telling stories

hi i'm michaela

Behind Michaela Kessler & Co.

The Team

Never underestimate the power of an image that is purposefully taken. These are once in a lifetime events that we hold the duty to capture, and we don't take that lightly. we make a promise to all of my couples and families to photograph so that it feels true to who they are as people.

the power within a image purposefully taken

A storyteller...