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Welcome to the Stag & Doe. If you’re looking for a wedding or elopement photographer who’s not afraid to throw tradition to the wind and capture your special day in a raw photojournalistic way you’ve come to the right place. If you’re looking for someone who will give you the standard list of posed ‘pretty pictures’ I’m sorry to disappoint but I’m not the man for the job. I specialise in getting my couples to jump fences, climb mountains and do whatever it takes to create something unique for them on their wedding day. I don’t want to take pictures at your wedding. I want to tell your story. Are you my next stag & doe? I don’t just locally service Australia & New Zealand but am increasingly travelling around the world telling amazing stories in amazing places. If you’d like to fly me somewhere or know when I’ll be in your part of the world next drop me an email.

Sandra & Johnny Swiss Alps Destination Wedding part 1

I’m super excited to share these images with you all. I still can’t believe I was able to go and photographView full post »

Sydney Carriageworks wedding

Kaitlyn & Luka {Industrial Sydney Carriageworks Wedding}

Kaitlyn and Luka… What can I say? This wedding was an absolute treat. I’ve been waiting years to get a crackView full post »

Lukas & Eliška {Mountaintop Engagement} PRAGUE

I’m pretty sure I actually squealed out loud multiple times during this shoot. (Not in pain. No snakes to bite you outView full post »

Cambodian old man portrait

Cambodia Travel

On new years day, before the sun had even risen my alarm went off. I was caught between a groan of annoyance and a cryView full post »

Amalfi Coast small boat

Sara & Steve – Naples (Portraits)

It’s funny how you can create incredible relationships with people you just “happen” to work with. When I firstView full post »

Glemham hall wedding photographer country england wedding

*DESTINATION WEDDING* CLINTON & ALICE {SUFFOLK ENGLAND}

Definitely one of the most special moments in my working career. As much as the beauty of England was incredible toView full post »

Montrose Berry farm wedding tattooed couple

Rangefinder Magazine Top 30 Rising Star

A few years back I bought a camera thinking it would be a fun hobby and also good for my journalism degree to be able toView full post »

sunset lake geneva couple silhuette

2015 A Retrospective

Oh man, where do I start. This year has been incredible for so many reasons and I’d lie if I said it wasn’t hard forView full post »

To see more of my work as well as to browse through some daily life images which aren’t often wedding related head over to my instagram page which I update almost daily with photos from my adventures around Australia and the world. www.instagram.com/joshuamikhaiel is your one-stop double-tap place to keep up with the adventures of the Stag & Doe

If you’re a photographer interested in mentoring or workshops and ready to take your work to the next level the education tab is the best first step for you.