Mikaela Wendel Photography

Kansas City Riverfront Proposal

I’ve been waiting for Mariah and Anissa to get engaged for a couple of years now. Is that still creepy to say even as a wedding photographer? I photographed them for the first time then and have loved watching their love story continue to unfold. When Mariah told me that she planned on popping the […]

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Kansas City Wedding//The Anderbergs

This wedding consisted of getting ready in Hawaiian shirts instead of bridesmaids robes, plenty of singing and dancing (from start to finish), and lots of awkward stare-straight-at-the-camera, Jim from The Office style looks from Laura. So needless to say, it was a freaking blast to photograph and witness. It’s also important to note that this […]

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Kansas City Garden/Industrial Wedding

Photo: Mikaela Wendel Photography Video: Wildoak Films Venue: The Guild Floral’s: Floral Accents by Diana Hair/Makeup: Posh KC Gown: Belle Vogue DJ: Mike from Mic King Events Officiant: Rob Ladd from Legacy Events Day of Coordinator: Sarah-Rae Austin with Legacy Events Cupcakes: Robin Vaughn Grooms cake: JZ’s Creations Airbnb: The 400    

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5 Things Couples Wish They Would Have Done Differently on their Wedding Day

They say hindsight is 20/20. So I asked couples what they wish they would have done differently on their wedding day. I expected an array of responses. To my surprise, most people have the same (or at least very similar) regrets. After realizing this, I knew this article was something that anyone planning a wedding […]

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BRIDES: Look and Feel Gorgeous in ALL of Your Wedding Photos

Your wedding day is probably going to be the most photographed day of your entire life. Does that make you a little nervous? Maybe a little excited? However you are feeling, know that you are not alone. In fact, I hear brides tell me all the time that they aren’t “photogenic” (btw this is your […]

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Kansas City Drexel Hall Wedding

Venue: Drexel Hall Photographer: Mikaela Wendel Photography Catering:  Ambrosia Catering  Videographer: Till Death Wedding Films Florist: Perfect Petals Weddings Makeup: Naturally You Makeup Artistry Hair Hair: Paradise Makeup, Hair, & Airbrush Tanning

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Reasons to Book a Destination Engagement Session

You’re getting married!! Aside from the insane excitement you feel there’s also a million little decisions you will have to make in the coming months. One of the most fun, but sometimes overwhelming decisions, is where your engagement shoot should take place! You might have a favorite spot in your city or favorite hiking trail […]

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