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Michael Wessel Photography
mwesselphotography.com
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What is life? I feel it is that brief moment of existence where we as individuals get to experience the world around us. To participate, to observe, to listen, to tell, it is all a story that will be seen and heard for a short while before disappearing into the mists of time. That is the fate of everyone, even the… Read More
What is life? I feel it is that brief moment of existence where we as individuals get to experience the world around us. To participate, to observe, to listen, to tell, it is all a story that will be seen and heard for a short while before disappearing into the mists of time. That is the fate of everyone, even the most famous. My life, my goal, is to create the most interesting story I can living in a way that ripples around the pond long after I'm gone. My photography is the physical manifestation of that goal. Showing people what I see, how I see it, and hoping that they will feel the same way about it. Or, completely the opposite, as long as they are feeling something. In today's world apathy is spreading like a disease. 'Friend,' 'Unfriend,' 'Follow', 'Tag', 'Like,' the internet has opened up a whole new world to us but at the same time begun to kill off the old one. How many images do you see a day? How many people talk to you? Do you ever shut off your internet? We are bombarded non-stop so the only way to deal with it is to not deal with it, to glaze over everything with dull eyes. I want my images to jolt people. To make them hungry, to make them happy, to make them sad, to make them wonder, to make them happy, I want my images to resound within those looking at them. A grand goal I know, but what is life without a few hope and dreams like that? Read Less
  • Managing editor, staff photographer
    Alcoholmanac Magazine — Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • International Marketing Manager
    Bianco Japan — Kyoto, Japan
  • Owner
    Michael Wessel Photography — Minneapolis, MN, USA
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Member Since: Jul 26, 2010