Tillers International blacksmithing workshop

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Students with my Kalamazoo Institute of Arts “Street Shooting” class took a detour to photograph the Tillers International blacksmithing workshop. Tillers preserves the knowledge base of artisanal skills by offering classes in blacksmithing. Tillers International in Scotts Michigan is anon-profit organization for international rural development, specializing in farming with oxen and promoting sustainability to rural communities worldwide. The […]


Vanessa and Conner’s Kalamazoo wedding at Monaco Bay

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Vanessa and Conner married and celebrated their wedding at Monaco Bay in downtown Kalamazoo. The evening was turned up by dueling piano players.  


Tara and David’s Michigan farm wedding

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Tara and David married at McGuire Barns farm in Martin Michigan, on the 777th day of their relationship. It was a beautiful August day to be “lucky in love.”  


Fontana Chamber Arts presents Jazz greats Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis

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I photographed “The Last Southern Gentlemen” concert for Fontana, April 17, at WMU’s Dalton Center Recital Hall. Delfeayo Marsalis paired up with his father Ellis Marsalis, Jr. for a very entertaining jazz concert. Everyone was moving in their seats listening and watching these two jazz legends perform. Toward the end of the show, Delfeayo invited […]


JoAnn and Bernard’s Michigan Wedding Photographs

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Wedding Photojournalism by Mark JoAnn and Bernard marry at the Cooper Congregational Church In Cooper Michigan.  


Sarah and Simeon’s Michigan wedding photos, a summer sensation in Three Rivers

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Michigan Wedding Photographer Mark Bugnaski captures the spirit of Sarah and Simeon’s summer celebration at Habonim Dror Camp Tavor in Three Rivers. What a unique wedding full of color, dance and joy. The singing seemed to last the entire day. Here’s what Sarah said about her photos: These pictures are amazing! Mark was the best photographer I could have asked for. […]


Kathleen and Reid’s Michigan wedding at the Lawton Heritage Community Center

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Kathleen and Reid’s Michigan wedding at the Lawton Heritage Community Center. Here’s what Kathleen and Reid said this about their wedding photos: “Mark’s photos of our wedding and reception were absolutely fantastic. He brings with him an eye for the perfect shot, a calm and responsive demeanor, and unparalleled enthusiasm for capturing the event. He worked […]


Sarah and Jerry’s Southwest Michigan Wedding at the Air Zoo in Kalamazoo

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Sarah and Jerry’s family friends are located in Chicago and Detroit, and the Kalamazoo Air Zoo was the perfect location half way in between. Here’s what Jerry wrote about their wedding photos: Mark took some amazing photos of our wedding at the Airzoo in a pretty challenging low light environment. He seems to have a great knack […]