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Michigan Wedding Photography, Detroit Wedding Photography, Ann Arbor Wedding Photography, Michigan Portrait Photography: by Adam Czap bio picture

Thanks for stopping by!

The short version: my job rocks and I love it!

The slightly longer version:

I grew up in a small town in the thumb of Michigan before earning my bachelor's degree at the University of Michigan in 2005. I was not always a photographer! I majored in English and minored in Political Science through the School of Education. I graduated with my teaching certifications in K-12 for both subjects. During the last year or so of my college experience, I actually got turned on to the idea of becoming a DENTIST, through the help of several roommates and friends who were already going through the process. But I decided to give the 'teaching thing' a try for a while since I had almost completed my degree. I left the educational world having two total years of middle school and high school teaching experience. During my time as a teacher I took dental school pre-requisite classes at night and during the summer at Wayne State University in Detroit... and that's how the photography business got started. I needed a way to pay for my classes without disrupting the family budget!

I created a monster. :-D

Fast forward: I finished all my classes at WSU and decided that I loved what I was doing so much that I was not willing to heavily invest in another career (dentistry) that I might not enjoy as much. Heather and I are both very thankful for how much God has blessed this business in a relatively short time span!

I have an insatiable appetite for learning every aspect of becoming a top-tier photographer. I'm not there yet, but I'll let you know if I ever feel like I've arrived ;-). I'm fun, energetic, easy to get along with, and I LOVE LOVE LOVE people!!

By the way... I'm on Facebook! Feel free to check out my public profile!

Category Archives: Kids & Families

We’ve moved! Introducing Czap Studios!!!

Hey everybody! We are excited to announce that Adam Czap Photography is now called CZAP STUDIOS, the husband and wife photography team of Adam and Heather Czap. Check out our FRESH new website over at You can also visit our new blog on that same page or by clicking There are tons of […]

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Cranbrook Family Photos with Kelly and Mike (birmingham family photographer)

Last summer we were happy to have photographed this cute couple as they got married! Instead of doing engagement photos, we waited till later in the year and did a family session them at Cranbrook. Look at their little nugget! He’s super cute! Check out this pic from their wedding and a few from the […]

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We’re havin’ a BOY!!! and his name is…

Ezra Paul Czap . We are SOOOO excited!!! A lot of you have been emailing and calling us and asking, so now you know! For those of you didn’t know, we’re due in later October. Life is moving so fast this summer we can barely keep up! We feel very blessed and are happy for […]

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Beautiful Maternity and Newborn Photos with Ron and Shellae

We love babies! When we met Ron and Shellae to discuss doing her maternity and newborn photos for the newest addition to their family, we were more than excited to hear they had some great ideas. We also love their sense of style and the splash of color Shellae adds to the portraits with her […]

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What have we been up to the last few months?

LOTS!!! Weddings, engagements, portrait sessions, marketing, BOOKING NEW BRIDES, an epic bridal show contest, HUGE landscaping renovations to begin building our walkout studio, taking a trip to Florida, networking and visiting with local wedding vendors, forming new relationships, editing photos, building wonderful albums for our clients, testing out new products, and some other fun things […]

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ZapShotz Photobooths Are Available Now!!! (michigan photo booth company)

In our ever-increasing desire to expand and make something FUN that people will LOVE, we designed and created our very own photo booth from the ground up. We use state-of-the-art technology in our booth to make sure your guests are having a good time for the WHOLE NIGHT!!! Photo booth packages begin at $750. Want […]

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Win a FREE Portrait Session with ACP this Weekend!!

We’re proud to announce that we are partnering for the 3rd year in a row with Oak Pointe Church’s silent auction this Sunday, 8/29 at the community picnic. This year we are donating FIVE FREE PORTRAIT SESSIONS! Each session also includes a free 8×10 print. This can be any type of session – your family, […]

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West Bloomield Bat Mitzvah Photos with Gwen

Recently we got to photograph Gwen’s Bat Mitzvah over at Shir Shalom in West Bloomfield. About a year ago (or was it two?!) we photographed Gwen’s older sister Claire’s Mitzvah, so I love seeing their family again and watching how the kids are growing up. I love this family! If you or anyone you know […]

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Portraits with Teen Singing Sensation Alexa Spierling

Today I got a chance to take some pics with teen singer Alexa Spierling for her upcoming release. We did a few shots in the studio and collaborated on the look they were going for. Alexa sings a lot of really great music, but really excels as a country/pop/Christian artist. We look forward to hearing […]

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Maternity and Newborn Photos with Lee & Karen (Northville Family Photographer)

I was fortunate to photograph Lee and Karen here in the studio a couple weeks ago right before Karen had her baby. So OF COURSE they came back and we took some more photos of their dark-haired, big-eyed baby boy once he was born!! Caleb is seriously such a cute little dude. Look at those […]

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