Willie Kessel: Move, Inspire, Evoke

Growing up on a seaside avocado ranch in southern California, Willie has always been influenced by the ocean and its surroundings. Willie believes photography is highly interactive, in that he is sharing his personal lens with the world so that it may move, inspire, or evoke.

A surfer preparing to ride a collapsing wave

Waiakea is thrilled to have Willie Kessel as a member of the growing Waiakea Ohana. His talent and understanding of how to capture the dynamic elements of the ocean, water, and surf is a pleasure to witness.

Macro shot of a wave

To see more of Willie's work, visit his website here or follow him on Instagram.

Artistic shot of a surfer behind a wave
Monochromatic shot of surfers in the water
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