noun | pho·to·jour·nal·ism \ˌfō-tō-ˈjər-nə-ˌli-zəm\

the job or activity of using photographs to report news and/or stories.



The way I see and how I shoot is an ever evolving artistic process, 

and that's why all the imagery you find on this page was created in 2016.


RECENT Wedding Stories...

Clyde Park,


Big Sky,







WHat's it All About?

Well... the story! 

A wedding day is a creation of moments. Moments are shaped by connections and it's the connections that you feel. Each photograph has the power to capture a moment, the power to make you feel, the power to tell stories and create connections. So it's about connections, and isn’t that what makes a story? How we connect to the people and places around us?


The approach I use has always been instinctual.  On a wedding day my immersive photojournalist style helps me to move in and capture the story in order to save the moments.


This is how your story starts, what do you want to remember?




     Because you shouldn't have to just take my word for it...


The Blakes

Zak, where do we begin? From the moment you arrived on our big day you immediately made us feel at ease with you. For TWELVE hours straight you never dwindled in your professionalism, upbeat manner, or photojournalistic talent. You are by far, THE BEST photographer. You made a surprise summer storm into one of the biggest blessings of our day- the pictures are beyond stunning. It is because of you that I will reminder all the belly laughs and happy tears, the small moments, and the overwhelming love. If anyone is reading this, do not hesitate, book Zak.

Much love ~ Xoxo, The Blakes

Sierra & Eli

Zak is amazing! He met with us several times before the big day just to make sure he had every important detail. He is very passionate about what he does and captured our wedding day so perfectly. He paid so much detail to every shot he took and caught all the sweet moments of our day that we will treasure forever. We couldn't have asked for a better photographer! Zak is so very talented and an all around awesome person! We would recommend him to absolutely everyone!!


Travis & Lindsey

I've known Zak and his family for a long time and it was great having a friend photograph our wedding, but the professionalism, great eye and artistry have blown us away. Every couple I know looking for a photographer will hear the highest praise possible for Zak and his utmost talent for capturing their special day. Thank you again Zak for making our day even more unforgettable.


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I'd love to hear from you, fill out the contact form below, or if you're feeling brave, give me a call, 701-580-2990.

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