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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!

Yearly Archives: 2009

ACP in Maui for Destination Wedding + Vacation, then off to Nashville!

Hello and Happy New Year! Thanks for stopping by the blog! Just a head’s up – we will be out of town for the next week for Jeff and Jozie’s fabulous destination wedding on the beautiful Hawaiian island of Maui. After we return we will head to this year’s Imaging USA conference in Nashville for […]

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Northville, MI Family Photos with the Johnson’s (Michigan Family Photographer)

Now that there is snow on the ground (finally!), it’s time to reminisce about the beautiful fall weather we had for an extended period of time this year. Here are some fun pics I took of the Johnson family. Dave is a community pastor at my church and their two kids are both really awesome. […]

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HDR Photography at Mill Race Village in Northville, MI

Just had my camera on a tripod the other night and decided to brave the cold and experiment a little bit with HDR! For those of you who are unaware, HDR stands for “high dynamic range”, and is a type of photography that combines different exposures to cover a more broad tonal range. Check out […]

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An Auspicious Black & White Wedding – Indian Wedding Photography

Last month I was blessed to be able to photograph Ashish and Vasavi’s fabulous Indian wedding in the Detroit area. For those of you who are not familiar with Indian weddings, it’s much more about the joining of two families than just the bride and groom and I think that’s awesome. Everyone is very supportive […]

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Calling all new and expectant mothers: new ACP portrait website coming soon!

Are you having a baby? Did you already have a baby? Do you have LOTS of babies? Are your babies not even babies anymore? We’re excited to announce that this winter we will be launching a brand new portrait website to show of all the fabulous famliies we’ve photographed and reach out to the maternity/baby/family/seniors […]

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ACP Participates in Help-Portrait Event in Detroit

On Saturday, December 12, I had the fortunate opportunity to collaborate with other professional photographers participating in Help-Portrait, a day where photographers from all around the world photograph those who would not normally get to have their photos taken. It was awesome! Everyone involved was blessed by the happenings all day long. We managed to […]

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Destination Wedding in St. Martin with Jason and Stephanie

Recently Heather and I had the opportunity to travel to the island of St. Martin to photograph Jason and Stephanie’s destination wedding. When I got there a couple days early (hey, gotta vacation!) we didn’t have phone service on the island… but it’s cool, cuz we met up the night before the wedding and went […]

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Dearborn, MI Wedding Photos with Hrag and Taline

This October my two associate photographers had the pleasure of teaming up to photograph Hrag and Taline’s crazy awesome wedding in Dearborn. The couple had their ceremony at the St. Sarkis Armenian Church in Dearborn followed by a reception at the Farmington Hills Manor. Although the fast-paced schedule for the day didn’t allow for a […]

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West Bloomfield Family Photos with the Mazius Clan (Michigan Family Photographer)

A couple months ago (when it was still sunny and green!) I photographed the Mazius family – a very lively bunch, indeed! I came over to their house for a couple hours and played with the kids and took some really funny pics of everybody just goofing around. Next year I will be photographing Emily’s […]

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Howell, MI Engagement Photos with Ryan and Leslie (Michigan Wedding Photographers)

Recently I did a session with Ryan and Leslie, who are some of the most amazingly down-to-earth people I know. I drove to Howell and we got some really sweet engagement pics on their family-owned farm land! Ryan is very mechanically inclined and restored the tractor you see in these pics below… he tells me […]

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