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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!

Monthly Archives: September 2009

Most Blessed Sacrament Wedding and Roostertail Reception Photos with Adam and Amanda

On 8.8.09 I got to photograph Adam and Amanda’s FABULOUS wedding day. As you can see from the pictures, these guys are so much fun! I have truly enjoyed getting to know them over the last year or so, and I wish them my absolute best in their new marriage. You guys rock! On to […]

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Copper Harbor Wedding Photos with Cody and Cristina!

Last month I had the pleasure of photographing Cody and Cristina’s fabulous ‘up north’ wedding in Copper Harbor, Michigan! For those of you who are unaware, Copper Harbor is the northernmost point of Michigan. Any further and you’d be swimming in Lake Superior! We had a great weekend with the families of the bride and […]

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Reception and Dance Floor Lighting… ACP style!

Is this overkill? MMMMMMaaaaybe . But it is still fun nevertheless. I frequently have folks ask me how come my reception photos look so good all the time, when all they get are crappy dark images from their point ‘n shoots. Well, the answer to that question is simple: off-camera lighting. Back lights. Side lights. […]

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Victorian Festival Photos in Northville, MI

This past weekend Northville had it’s annual Victorian Festival. There was a parade, games, and lots of local businesses and organizations came out to serve food and enjoy the party atmosphere. Heather and I decided to have our weekly date night walking around and participating in the fun! I love the old school Victorian outfits, […]

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Shrine Chapel on Orchard Lake Wedding & Village Club Reception Photos with Andre and Julie

Andre and Julie are a fabulous couple I had the opportunity to photograph recently. I knew we were going to have tons of fun because last fall they flew us to San Francisco for their engagement session! Everything looked beautiful at the wedding. You should have seen the look on Andre’s face when Julie snuck […]

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St. Martin Wedding Photos with Angel and Larry!

This has been the year of St. Martin weddings! We have been there twice for weddings, which is rather unusual for us. I really love the island because the people are SO friendly, everyone is helpful, and the cultural history is very rich (so is the food!). St. Martin is dually owned by the Dutch […]

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ACP Featured in 2009 InFrame Bride Magazine

I opened my mail the other day and found several copies of InFrame Bride, a magazine doing it’s premiere issue on top Michigan wedding photographers. Woohoo, one of my clients’ weddings was featured in the ‘wedding narratives’ section! If that weren’t enough, I noticed that they ALSO included an article about popular things to do […]

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ACP Helps Raise Nearly $400 for Scholarship Fund

Our family lifestyle session giveaway last Sunday at the Community Picnic sponsored by Oak Pointe Church was a huge success! Many thanks to the generous donations of the community members who bid on our silent auction item consisting of a 1-hour on-location photo shoot and mounted 8×10 portrait. The money donated from the auction items […]

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ACP Giveaway Featured at Oak Pointe Church Community Picnic!

We are proud to announce our participation in this year’s Community Picnics sponsored by Oak Pointe Church. The church is hosting it’s annual picnic and silent auction this Sunday, 9/13 from 12:30-2:30 in order to raise scholarship money for graduating Northville and Novi seniors who display excellence in integrity, character and leadership. There are tons of awesome things to be won at the auction this year, plus there’s free food! You should come on out! Here’s what your winning bid will get you (we’re giving away TWO of these!):

“Win an outdoor lifestyle family portrait session with award-winning and internationally recognized wedding and portrait photographer Adam Czap. Your winning bid is good for a one-hour photo shoot at your favorite local spot as well as a FREE mounted 8×10 print of your favorite image ($75 value). Hurry and don’t miss out on this great opportunity to capture priceless and REAL family memories as the leaves begin to change this fall!

For more information please visit or call 248-767-6296 to set up your appointment. This auction item is valued at over $375.”

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West Side Wedding with Mark and Holly!

Guess what? Mark is my brother in law… and he got married! Ain’t that neat? I thought so too. So instead of the usual visual postage, I thought I’d show you a quick snapshot of the whole thing. Enjoy.. cuz they’re fab!

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