“Meet me in Montana!” Cary & Summer came all that way from Californian to the Rockin' Tj Ranch for there destination wedding in Bozeman, MT! It was a beautiful summer day for the wedding under the big sky! It’s no wonder that Bozeman is national destination wedding spot with wedding venues like this one!
This was a fun one! What a wonderful group of people who got together for the marriage of Kassi & Kiley! Friday night we gathered at their home between Bozeman and Bridger Bowl for some food, drink, campfires and camping. What a Montana way to start out the weekend! Saturday morning it was show time. The galls got ready at Revive Salon in Gallatin Gateway and the guys took care of some last minute details down at the venue. (The venue was a BEAUTIFUL private property just down the road from their house.) We used the beautiful Bridger mountains for the backdrop for formals and wedding ceremony. After the knot was tied, we had some tasty food, listened to speeches and got down to some live music that didn't stop until well after the sun went down!
Weddings are my normal subject matter but I also enjoy photographing family's especially when a first birthday is just around the corner! I wanted to sneak a few images out before the rest of the gallery was ready for the family.
Kelly's family has a wedding tradition that I think is absolutely fantastic. All her aunts (like 10 of them) get together and help out when any of the cousins get married. I first saw them roll in during hair and makeup at Ulta Salon. The aunts brought in mimosas, a must for any wedding morning, & breakfast. They also helped the flowers and some of the decorations at Camelot Ranch.
Zak Jokela is a wedding photographer and photojournalist currently located in Billings, Montana, who frequently serves the Red Lodge, Billings, Bozeman & Big Sky areas in Montana, Cody in Wyoming, and his hometown of Watford City, North Dakota. He is also happy and willing to travel elsewhere for your wedding, nationally or abroad.
Thank you so much for supporting Comedy beCASUE 2018. The pre-party this year was held at the YAM, food and drinks were enjoyed and a silent auction was held. The main event was at the Alberta Bair Theater. Our local entertainers were Mark Dawson, Cody Sutton & Conner Roma, the touring acts were Sean McBride & Bijan Mostafavi.
I went to see the family over Christmas and of course, I bought the photo booth with! I used it all weekend to get group shots of family and to just document the weekend as well. My family likes to have fun and the photo booth is a good way to capture the energy and goofiness that happens when we get together.
Just in time for the holidays! The Edgar Bar (where I have been known to craft and consume a few cocktails) requested the presence of photo booth for there ugly Sweater Christmas party! That handsome gentlemen on the left is your's truly, I'm with two of the owners from the Edgar Bar, Kim and Scott (Tyler's in another image down lower). If you are ever traveling between Billings, Red Lodge, or Cody do yourself a favor, swing in for the best steak and shrimp you'll find anywhere!