Kaela Speicher is a Pittsburgh based photographer, regularly commissioned in the US to shoot fashion editorial, beauty, portraits, and commercial photography. She is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of SOLA Magazine, a fashion and beauty print and web magazine. Kaela discovered a passion for drawing and painting at an early age and continues to view the world around her with an artistic eye.
Kaela attended Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and Alfred School of Art & Design in New York, where she graduated Cum Laude and earned her degree in Fine Arts with a concentration in Photography, and minored in Art History and Equestrian Studies. She gained experience in the fashion industry by photographing for ModCloth and freelancing for American Eagle.
Through her ever-growing business and passion for photography, Kaela has had the opportunity to travel internationally and share her vision and experiences with a widespread audience. Clients and publications include Sony Records, Airbnb, Deka Lash, Ellements Magazine, Examiner, Wilhelmina Models, and Team Models Norway.
Kaela is proud to be a Cactus ambassador. With her passion for travel and shooting on-location, the Cactus flashes and modifiers create the perfect portable setup to take anywhere. The built-in wireless transceiver makes set up a breeze and shooting highly efficient. When shooting for clients, reliable lighting is key and Cactus is Kaela's go-to!