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Thomas Kachadurian

Thomas Kachadurian is a Traverse City based photographer specializing in Editorial, Travel and Wedding Photography.

Kachadurian has been photographing weddings since 1994. He has photographed more than 400 weddings in Traverse City, Leelanau County, Glen Arbor, Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Mackinac Island, and all of Northern Michigan. He also regularly shoots weddings in the Great Lakes region including Ann Arbor, East Lansing, Detroit, Chicago, and South Bend. Please visit the Recent Weddings section for galleries of real weddings.

Kachadurian has been in publication since 1988. He is the author and photographer of Views from the Sleeping Bear (1998), Views from Mackinac Island (2000), and Traverse City, from Farmstead to Lakeshore (2006). Kachadurian was photographer for cookbooks; History From the Hearth (1997), The Cooks’ House (2009), Kitchen Alchemy (2010), and How Fustinis Do Fustinis (2012).

Kachadurian’s editorial photographs have also been a significant part of the books 100 Years at Mackinac; Historic Mill Creek; Colonial Michilimackinac; Presence of the Past—The Public Museum of Grand Rapids at 150; MSU Campus—Buildings, Places, Spaces; and Public Gardens of Michigan. Kachadurian’s images have been published in Family Fun, Men’s Journal, Good Housekeeping, Food Arts, Country Inns, Fine Home Building, Log Home Living, Fly Rod and Reel, Business Week, The New York Times, USA Today, and several other magazines and newspapers.

Kachadurian was art director for Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine for six years, and remained part of the Traverse staff as contributing photographer until 1997. He helped launch Mackinac Living in 1998 was art director for every issue. He was art director for Spirituality & Health from 2009 through 2012.