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Wedding in Michigan Legacy Art Park at Crystal Mountain

The Fall Equinox was the ideal day for Heather & Matt to begin this new season of their lives together. Heather, a designer and Matt, a gardener are a laid-back outdoorsy couple and it was reflected in every detail of their small, intimate wedding in Michigan Legacy Art Park at Crystal Mountain. It fit them perfectly, just…

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The Homestead Resort | Traverse City Family Photography

Happy Anniversary Pam & Kevin! How fun to celebrate with a family photo session where you were married 7 years ago at The Homestead Resort. I had a blast spending time with your beautiful family on this gorgeous morning. It was a busy session full of laughter, hugs and giggles!     There’s still time to…

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Danielle | Traverse City Senior Portrait Photography

I was so excited when Danielle decided to do her senior portrait photography session while visiting in Traverse City. We started at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons,  took a little walk through the woods, checked out the hippie tree, and ended on the beach. Northern Michigan was the perfect location to capture images of…

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  • Debby SchanklerSeptember 6, 2017 - 12:57 pm

    Loved the Baby photos from 2016 and the recent photos for the high school graduation. Especially the hippie tree and the ones in the water. Waterhouse paintings of the nymphs with white dress would be cool as well… Love your work….AlwaysReplyCancel

    • cathyfitzSeptember 7, 2017 - 12:53 am

      Thank you so much Debby! Love the idea for paintings!ReplyCancel

  • KristinSeptember 6, 2017 - 5:26 pm

    These are beautiful! I love the pictures at the hippy tree!ReplyCancel

    • cathyfitzSeptember 7, 2017 - 12:54 am

      Thanks Kristin! I love the hippy tree too – so much fun!ReplyCancel

  • RayanSeptember 7, 2017 - 1:51 am

    The hippy tree is so awesome, but the light for these photos was beautiful! Love them!ReplyCancel

Family Reunion | Traverse City Family Photographer

One of the best parts of being a family photographer is the people you meet. It was so wonderful to spend a little time with this beautiful family spending time together at Lakemore Retreat. SaveSave

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  • KristinSeptember 1, 2017 - 10:37 am

    What cute little kiddies!ReplyCancel

Lindsay + Ron | Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course Wedding

The sun sparkled on Lake Michigan as a soft breeze carried the sounds of the bag pipes across the lawn during Lindsay & Ron’s Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course Wedding. It was the ideal location for this sweet couple who fell in love enjoying time together on the golf course. Their small, intimate wedding was perfect with…

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Anna and Jeremy’s Love Story | Traverse City Michigan Wedding

Anna + Jeremy’s Love Story This is the love story of Anna, a beautiful girl from Missouri who travels to Las Vegas on a girls trip. While hanging at the pool she meets Jeremy, a handsome boy from Michigan who just happens to be in Vegas for a friends bachelor party. This is Anna +…

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  • DebbyAugust 12, 2017 - 12:52 am

    Lovely wedding photos you make! Everyone must be pleased with them! These great venues were truly perfect…💜💙💚💛ReplyCancel

  • […] can see more from Anna & Jeremy’s day by checking out Cathy Fitz’s blog or The Compass Points Here […]ReplyCancel

Road Trippin’ Great Ocean Road Australia

The Great Ocean Road, one of Australia’s most iconic scenic drives, stretches along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansford. Road Trippin’ Great Ocean Road Australia should be on everyone’s bucket list.  Similar to the coastal drive along Oregon and California, it’s the ultimate Aussie road trip! A 90 minute drive from…

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  • DebbyJune 15, 2017 - 2:26 pm

    Hi Cathy…
    Always enjoy your posts photos and content! Especially enjoyed the surfing event you mentioned and the photos captured there…

    You had such a splendid trip thanks for sharing it with all of us… G and I headed north to condo this weekend whoo hoo! Hope we had some rain there yesterday. Terribly dry here in Okemos!ReplyCancel

    • cathyfitzJune 15, 2017 - 3:53 pm

      Thanks Debby! Lots of rain here yesterday! Enjoy your weekend up north!ReplyCancel

  • DavidJune 16, 2017 - 1:04 am

    Fantastic as always! I love seeing all these beautiful places thru your eyes/lense!ReplyCancel

    • cathyfitzJune 16, 2017 - 8:23 pm

      Thanks Dave! Hope you guys are doing well – we should get together soon!ReplyCancel

Javar + Tanish | She Said Yes!

How does Javar end a winery tour at Chateau Chantel? With a proposal to his girl Tanish of course! It was a blast being “in on” the secret with Javar, following them during the wine cellar tour. And the best part – She said yes! Tanish did not seem suspicious at all as I explained I was…

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Sea Lions, Koalas, Kangaroos – Oh My!

.Kangaroo Island Australia lies off the mainland of South Australia, southwest of Adelaide. It is a sanctuary to freely roaming native Australian animals and over 260 types of birds. We spent a magical 24 hours on this lovely little island. The birds and peaceful surroundings were incredible; not to mention the sea lions, koalas, kangaroos – oh…

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Memorial Day | Why and How Do We Celebrate?

Often Memorial Day brings to mind the end of the school year, beginning of summer, and opening of swimming pools. We often celebrate with picnics and other fun outdoor events with family and friends. All great things to do, just so we don’t forget the true meaning of the holiday. So what is the meaning of Memorial Day? According to Wikipedia: “Memorial Day is…

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  • Karen KellerMay 31, 2017 - 10:51 pm

    Thank you for the beautiful written reminder and photographs. I appreciate it so very much!ReplyCancel

  • Dave HadleyJune 1, 2017 - 1:32 am

    Words well spoken. As usual you bring a smile to my face.ReplyCancel

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