Hi, I'm Cathy
and I'm so excited you're thinking about working with me!
I am the owner of Cathy Fitz Photography and blessed to live in one of the most beautiful places on earth – Traverse City Michigan!
I love documenting stories - from the perfectly scripted to the messy everyday - life is full of amazing moments!
I never grow tired of picking up my camera to capture these fleeting moments in my own life or for others. Each photo is a window into a little piece of a story, and seeing that moment captured makes me genuinely happy.
I am so humbled that this business has allowed me to meet people from all over the country, each with their own unique stories and experiences full of beautiful moments just waiting to be captured.
"But the most beautiful things in life are just not things. They’re people and places, memories and pictures. They’re feelings and moments and smiles and laughter." ~ Unknown
I have always valued the importance of photographs and the power they have to transport you back to a place and time.
They are a tangible reminder of people, places, feelings, and stories. They can remind us of the warmth, love and delicious smells baking in the oven as a child at grandma's house. They can bring happy tears to our eyes when we see images of relatives who are no longer with us.
When you look back on your images, I want you to feel a flood of memories and emotions. The way your heart skipped a beat as you said your “I do’s”, the warmth of your grandmother’s hug, or the sound of your little one giggling. Photos that will make you laugh, cry, and say “remember when…”
My Love Story
Once in a while right in the middle of an ordinary life, love brings you a fairytale.
I met my husband Bill in Ecuador, but he’s from Michigan, I’m from Missouri, and we got married in New Zealand.
We recently realized we met at the Equator, live at 45 degrees north, and got married at 45 degrees south 🙃
We love spending time together - chatting over morning coffee, paddle boarding, yoga, hiking, biking, and traveling!
A Few of My Favorite Things
I Love to Travel!
Where I'm Headed
Let me know if you'll be there too and we can set up a shoot!
January: Oregon & Michigan
February: Michigan, Missouri & Texas
March: New Mexico & Arizona
April: San Diego, Joshua Tree, Nevada & Utah
May: Utah, Colorado & Michigan
September: Michigan & Missouri
Morocco, Spain & Portugal – dates to be determined
This travel schedule is based on current bookings + my own adventures. I'm always updating it as new trips arise so check back often! And when I'm not traveling you can find me in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan