Pleasure To Meet You.

My Name Is Zac Jackson

and I am a self-taught photographer. I first picked up a camera in 2011 and since then nothing has felt more natural, from a professional standpoint. I started my career shooting local events. It didn’t take long before my business took off, shooting freelance projects for dozens of clients, which has evolved into a full time passion that has taken me across the country. Along the way, I’ve carved out a really simple philosophy about photography...

...Be Genuine & Observant

In any project, be it a wedding, a concert, or portrait photo-shoot, my job is to observe and capture light in just the right way to bring out the best of my subject. It’s the same as listening. When a client speaks, I listen with interest. When I’m on a shoot, I’m present – totally invested in the current scene. That is easier said that done sometimes, but I like the challenge of producing images that match my client’s vision, and I love working with people.

I genuinely enjoy connecting with people and often carry on long-standing friendships with my clients after capturing moments that mattered to them. I’m just as interested in the projects I shoot as the clients themselves, and I’ve come to a point where I strongly believe that a mutual respect between client and photographer is an essential part of my work flow, and my ability to provide beautiful imagery.

If there is one quote that really resonates with me, it is one by David Alan Harvey, who said:

"Don't shoot what it looks like. Shoot what it feels like. "

In my personal life, I feel a magnetic attraction to nature. My wife and I love the outdoors. We’re both very active. She teaches hot yoga, and I am a certified level-2 snowboard instructor. (good thing opposites attract!) Travel is a staple in our lives. We travel as often as we can. It’s something that replenishes and inspires me in my professional life as well. Oh, and Coffee. Black. 1 Sugar.

Speaking of coffee, I'd be happy to meet up and discuss your next project or event.

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Cass

Meet my assistant & wife: Cass

Hey! Cass here...

When I first heard someone say "I married my best friend" I thought to myself, 'is that a thing?' and then I met Zac. I was only 17, but I knew right away it was going to be a thing. I feel blessed to have met and married my best friend 8 years later. Now we work together and drink lots of coffee together.

I do A LOT of yoga to keep things running smoothly on the business end, and make sure there is the peace in valley on wedding and engagement shoots. Call me the bride's fairy godmother for all things photography! Whether its fluffing the bride's dress, or finding Uncle Steve for the family portrait, I LOVE weddings and I'm happy to do all the running around that is required for the day to go off without a hitch.

Until your own wedding day, I don't think you really think about how much time you actually spend with your photographer. We are there from start to end; for all the important moments, both big and small. For us, it is so important to make sure that there is a high level of comfort and trust with our clients that goes both ways.

The yogi in me always wants to find that perfect balance where clients get their wedding day closely captured without getting in the way of them enjoying the big day. This takes practice, just like yoga, but we know that the best moments are not set up. The best moments are happening in the moment...we are just really good at catching them.

If you're a bride reading this, I already can't wait to meet you!

Happy planning!

What our clients think...

Jamie Visser

Founder of TEAMLTD Lifestyle Apparel

I've had the pleasure of working with and hiring Zac for the past four years at a variety of events, both small & large. Zac always delivers top notch photo's and his work is second to none. Zac is prompt, efficient and always delivers or exceeds what we expect.

Imran Patel

Operations Manager of Bremner Pool & Spa

Working with Zac has been an extremely pleasant experience.  He was very professional in his dealings not only with us but also with my customers, which is very important to us.   He understands what’s involved in capturing the right picture. What I really appreciate about Zac is that he pays attention to every little detail in capturing the right shots. He is a perfectionist!... If you are looking for a photographer, I would definitely recommend Zac’s services. 

Michelle & Nino

Bride and Groom

Having Zac as our photographer on our wedding day was the best decision I made.  With all the other stressful coordination that I was involved with, he made the entire photo taking process seem so easy and effortless.  He had many great suggestions for group shots, as well as one-on-one shots with my husband and me.  Our reception took place in the Distillery District, and his level of creativity for various background shots was outstanding.  Right from the very beginning, Zac was always very responsive, friendly, patient and professional; some of the most important traits that an ideal photographer should have. I would highly recommend his services to anyone for any event!

Taylor Prestidge

CEO Sway Advertisting

" As our official contracted photographer at Sway Advertising, Zac has been an incredible member of our production team for the past 3 years. Shooting a for a variety of clients big and small, Zac has always conducted himself with the utmost professionalism, and his work speaks for itself in terms of quality. He is attentive, open to critique, and always willing to strive to get the best photo possible. I highly recommend Zac for any type of photography work -- so much so that I also had him photograph my wedding."