A Personal Note About Goals & Some New Work

I wanted to take the time to talk about a few things that have developed in the past six months about me, my vision, my focus and my work. It was about seven months ago when I finally decided on started a project that I wanted to put a lot of focus towards and expand my portfolio of images as well as showcase my technical lighting and retouching skills. Some call it a resolution, at least those who set goals at the turn of the new year do, I like to think of them as short-term goals. Being my own boss and all, I have to keep on myself to continuously push myself.

Outtakes + Color Reference + Test Shots of the Year.

Photographing people doesn’t have to be all serious, I like to have a bit of fun when our location. Those of you that have had the portrait experience with me will know (and might find yourself pictured below) that it’s really not as bad as one thinks when getting portraits made of …

Public Call for 2014 High School Senior Reps!

I have to say that this is part of the most exciting time of the year for Mike Wiesman Photography! Not only is it the holiday season, but it is the time where I plan out the coming year and sign-on new Senior Reps! Being a Mike Wiesman Photography Senior …

Nicole | 2012 Two Rivers Senior

Nicole is a senior at Two Rivers High School and came to me wanting something different than the usual “senior picture” session. As I pulled up to the location where Nicole picked for her pictures I recognized a familiar face of a young man that I photographed before, her boyfriend …

4th of July Street (Beach) Portraits

I have always been inspired by Clay Enos’ street portraits and the ease that he handles the random subjects. The amount of interesting people who I met while spending a few hours on the beach and lakefront yesterday was a great time. Taking some impromptu portraits was pretty cool in …

Behind the Camera with Clay Enos by WIRED

I came across this by WIRED Video with Clay Enos awhile ago and have been meaning to share it with everyone. Clay’s recent work include an AWESOME book of portraits made on the set of Watchmen. Listening to Enos is inspiring in itself. Take a quick watch and leave your comments.