Midwest Iowa Award Winning Photographer, Cedar Rapids, Corridor, Iowa City, Robins, Hiawatha, Marion

I’m excited to receive my 1st gold merit bar from Professional Photographers of America. These are earned by entering print competition, speaking to photography organizations and continuing education. It’s quite an honor.  

Awards / Accomplishments Cedar Rapids Photographer, Midwest Photographer, Iowa Photographer

I am very proud to announce my husband Mark Bortz was honored by the Professional Photographers of America at the 2017 Imaging USA in San Antonio, Tx on Janary 10th with the Master of Photography degree. The degree is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated superior photographic skills in the PPA International Photographic Competition, advanced […]

June Family, Children and Pet Special Cedar Rapids Area, Corridor Area

Fusion Edge Photography June Outdoor Garden Special for families, pets and children.. Receive FREE web pix/social on each ordered image. Sessions are by appointment. Schedule by calling. The outdoor garden is Tuscan inspired.  Beautiful stucco patio with decorative stamped concrete makes the perfect setting for families, children and animals. Enjoy sitting by the pond listening to […]

Cedar Rapids Senior Wins Photo Shoot in Vegas

Fusion Edge Photography is excited to announce the 2016 Vegas Photo Shoot Winner.  Congratulations to Xavier High School seniorhttp://www.fusionedgephotography.com/senior-picture-session-indoor.html Skylar.  You are going to have an amazing time and come away with some beautiful senior pictures.  This is an experience of a life time and were so happy for you. Congrats!

2015 Las Vegas Senior Winner Hannah

Congratulations to the 2015 Fusion Edge Photography winner Hannah! She won a photo shoot by Fusion Edge Photography in Las Vegas. Super excited.  Places of interest of where we will be photographing our the Red Rock National Park, Nelson Ghost Town and of course in the heart of Vegas.  Stay tuned for some awesome senior […]


Had a wonderful time at the Professional Photographers of Iowa convention. Mark and I were very excited to both achieve all Distinguished Merit Prints on our print case winning the 4/4 Pin. We both were honored with Top Ten Iowa Photographer Award in our category’s. I received my Fellow Award, 1st place Master’s Men Portrait, […]

Cedar Rapids/Midwest Professional Photographer

Mary Bortz received 3 Merit Prints at the 2012 PPA’s International Photographic Competition (IPC). It is a world-renowned photographic competition, where entries are evaluated against a standard of excellence (not against each other). This week in Atlanta my images are being showcased at Professional Photographers of America-Imaging USA along with my husband Mark Bortz with […]

Great Eastern Iowa Duck Race Benefits Children-Win a Million Dollars with Your Lucky Duck!

Help support a worthy community event – the Great Eastern Iowa Duck Race Your Support in the Great Eastern Iowa Duck Race benefits numerous children in the Eastern Iowa area. Up to 92% of these kids apply for free or reduced school lunches. Approximately 50-70% of these children come from single parent families. In one […]

Cedar Rapids High School Senior Pictures/Fusion Edge Photography Marion, Hiawatha, Iowa City, Waterloo

Never to early to start thinking about reserving your high school senior pictures with Fusion Edge Photography. We have 11 senior sessions to choose from with the create your own experience. We feature fun, modern, creative, unique, eccentric, fresh and stylish couture senior portraits. We want your senior pictures to be an experience and make […]

Cedar Rapids Award Winning Professional Photographer Receives Master’s Degree

Mary Bortz, M.Photog, CPP has earned the Master of Photography degree from the Professional Photographers of America. The degree was presented to Mary Bortz by PPA President Don Dickson, M.Photog, Cr.Hon.M.Photog., CPP at the association’s annual convention, Imaging USA, held January 15-17, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has met the standards of excellence set […]