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The Forest Family

It is awesome when I get the opportunity to catch up with couples whose wedding I photographed and see how their family has grown. It happened recently on a trip to the St. Louis Missouri area where I caught up with Jessica & Robert. Their wedding was beautiful, unique and suited them perfectly. Even the date…

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February is Creative Romance Month

Welcome to February, the month of love. Some even refer to February as Creative Romance Month. In our busy day-to-day lives it’s easy to take for granted the important relationships in our lives. Creative Romance Month is all about rekindling the romance and taking the time to show that someone special just how much they mean to…

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The Homestead Resort | Northern Michigan Wedding

Mary & Chris’s wedding at The Homestead Resort last September was perfect from the champagne toasts in the morning to walks on the beach at sunset. It was a beautiful day filled with love, tears and laughter. Congratulations and best wishes for a lifetime full of joy. “We look up at the stars and see such different…

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Milk Bath Baby Photography

What is more comforting than a warm bath? A warm milk bath! Charlotte Rae was only 13 days old when we did this photo session. Brie and I had such a great time collaborating on ideas for adding flowers and slices of fruit to give a pop of color to the water. The peaceful environment…

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Abbey | Traverse City Dance Photography

Dancing is one of my favorite art forms. The lure of dancing is simply irresistible. I owned a dance studio in Missouri for over 15 years, and to this day I can’t listen to music without dancing. My primary occupation now is photography, but I still love to teach dance occasionally. And one of my…

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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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