Meet the Artist!

Kari Douma’s passion for photography was first inspired by her children, and her desire to capture the fleeting moments of their childhood. Years later, she has developed that passion into a distinctive craft through her discriminating eye and commitment to excellence. After she photographed her first wedding in 2003, she fell in love the capturing a wedding story. Kari’s unique blend of traditional and photojournalistic styles allows her to easily adapt to the needs and tastes of her clients, making them active participants in the creative process. Kari’s command of the camera and flexibility creates a relaxed atmosphere that fosters the natural and spontaneous quality of her photographs. Kari Douma Photography is the culmination of her careful study and dedication to timeless and inspiring photographs. Kari is a Certifiled Professional Photographer, and holds the prestigious Masters of Photography degree from the Professional Photographers of America. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Professional Photographers of Michigan. Her work has been widely recognized by the community of professional photographers. Kari has also been named “Photographer of the Year” for 2008, 2009 and 2012 by the Professional Photographers of Western Michigan, as well as one of the “Top Seven Photographers” by the Professional Photograpers of Michigan in 2010 and 2012. Kari was also a “silver medalist” at PPA’s international print competition in 2011 and 2012, and awarded the Award of Excellence (2nd place) at the Professional Photographers of Michigan in 2013. Call for an appointment today!