Mikaela Wendel Photography


Beck Event Space Kansas City Wedding

Photography: Mikaela Wendel Photography Videography: Taylor’d Weddings Flowers/Décor: Shelley Rundberg Couture DJ: Levity Events Catering: The Neighborhood Café Donuts: Lamar’s Stylist: Lauren Wood Make Up: Bailey Steinke Suits: Tip Top Tux Dress: BHLDN Earrings: Olive+Piper Venue: The Beck Event Space Officiant: Erin McCabe  


4 Ways to Put Together your Guest List While Keeping Your Sanity

The months or so of planning your wedding are filled with a hundred decisions. You’ll hem and haw over venue, date, dress, bridal party outfits (if you’re having one), cake, dinner, the list goes on and on as you know! More and more couples are catering their wedding to fit what THEY want, and what […]


Redemptorist Catholic Church/Drexel Hall Kansas City Wedding//The Driskells

Church: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Reception Venue: Drexel Hall Videography: RGKC Films Dress: Something White Bridal Boutique Tux: Tip Top Tux Hair: Paradise Hair Makeup: Lizzie Fitzgerald Flowers: Flower Power Caterer: Ambrosia Catering Cake: 3 Woman & An Oven Programs: Chelsea Miller DJ: DJ Alex Reed


Why Do Brides Wear Veils? (And Other Wedding Traditions Explained…)

At this point in my wedding photography career, I’ve seen countless traditions. Bridal bouquets, garters, cake cutting, first dances, etc. are a major part of many American weddings. I’m sure you’ve seen them all too. They can be a ton of fun! Or seem kinda odd. It didn’t take many wedding clients for me to […]


Best of 2018

Man, 2018 was a pretty cool year. I wanted to show you guys just how awesome it’s been with a “Best of 2018” article. But who cares what I think the “best” is? So I asked my couples, “What was your favorite photo this year?”   “I honestly have over 102820 favorites that you have […]


5 Kansas City Area Outdoor Venues to Check Out

There are lots of reasons to consider an outdoor ceremony for your wedding. First of all, ask any photographer and they’ll tell you how awesome natural light is for the photos that you are going to want to cherish for a lifetime. Outdoor ceremonies are also an easy way to capture a relaxed vibe for […]