Michael’s Bio

So you want to learn a little more about your favorite photographer? Well let’s take a little ride down memory lane.

My name is Michael Schoelen. I was (for the most part) raised in Souther California: Pasadena area, and spent a little bit of time in Hendersonville, NC. I first started in photography at the age of 9 when I went on a school trip to DC/PA. My mom sent me with 2 packs of costco film (yes film!) and a small vivitar point & shoot camera. I had a lot of fun, and ended picking up photography as a hobby until about age 14. From there I took a break from photography, but would still enter pictures into photography competitions.

When I am not taking pictures of my extremely gorgeous wife and son, I am probably taking pictures of  people normal human