Top 20 NY Wedding Photographer

Well hello there! Thank you for stopping by! McKay’s Photography is owned by Heather McKay, an award winning Western NY Wedding Photographer and master brain stormer. Recently named one of the Top 20 Wedding Photographers in NY!

NY Wedding Pictures

Top Rochester, Buffalo, Finger Lakes, Adirondack Wedding Photography by Heather McKay

My own parents did not have a Wedding Photographer, and what I wouldn’t give to see what they looked like on theirread full post »

Pittsford family photographers

Portrait Photography

My goal is to capture the essence of your experience with your new and growing family. Intimate and authentic familyread full post »

Rochester Commercial Photographers

Commercial & Editorial Photography

McKay’s Photography is interested in challenging the status quo. Internally and externally. My specialty is inread full post »

My specialty is capturing clean, modern, documentary images of weddings and families throughout Western New York, with a little commercial photography / world domination thrown in.

McKay’s Photography captures Love, Life and Living and believes that everyone is photogenic. There is a ton of info about me and McKay’s Photography if you do some digging around… but don’t delay, commit to today!

What I’ve been up to:

Destination Wedding Photography in the Finger Lakes region of NY

Small Wedding on Cayuga Lake at Inns of Aurora

After a whirl wind month, this small Finger Lakes wedding was a nice change of pace. Since the Bride’s sisterread full post »

Top Rochester Wedding Photographer Heather McKay

Vintage Wedding Dress and Skateboarder Wedding at Memorial Art Gallery

Q: What happens when you mix a 3rd generation heirloom vintage wedding gown, a skateboarding Groom and an alreadyread full post »

Callahan + LeBleu Landscape Architects

My Permeable Driveway and Front Yard

For ten years, I’ve ignored and disliked my front yard and and lack of ‘curb appeal’… with anread full post »

destination wedding photographer Heather McKay

Goonies Inspired Cannon Beach Wedding with Emily & Chris

This past weekend was one heck of a ride. Emily and Chris had a really fun wedding on historic Cannon Beach, overlookingread full post »

Top NY Film Photographers

Lesbian Elopement Captured on Film

Today’s post is a very intimate lesbian wedding / elopement photographed on film for Lori & Suzanne, with justread full post »

Top NY Wedding Photographer Heather McKay

Rochester Wedding at the Hyatt with Steven & Megan

Add a large family-filled Bridal Party to a vibrant couple to all the top Rochester wedding professionals to the veryread full post »

event photographer rochester

University of Rochester’s Coach Pat Stark

University of Rochester’s Coach Pat Stark honored with a legacy fundraising dinner for the Sports Hall of full post »

classes for photographers by Heather McKay

Giving back: Workshops for Photographers

What an honor to be asked not once, but three times, to speak to other wedding and portrait photographers this full post »

commercial photography

Gallery Salon & Spa’s Grand Opening

Oh, Erika… onward and upward! Below, here she is (pregnant and on film!) in front of the original location forread full post »

NY Film Photographers

Vintage Film Portrait Friday: Linda McFadden

Vintage Film Portrait Friday: Renaissance (wo)man, Linda. She is one of my favorite drinking, biking and snowboardingread full post »

fine art film photographer Heather McKay

Vintage Film Portrait Friday: Trey McKay in Brooklyn NY

Vintage Film Portrait Friday: Trey McKay in Brooklyn NY at the age of 25. He is a smart and talented, up-and-comingread full post »

candid film child photographer

Baby Book for Emmy

Here it is! My wonderful working weekend in Alabama, hanging out with one of my all-time favorite wedding full post »

top wedding photographer Heather McKay

Fun Finger Lakes Wedding at Bristol Harbour

This wedding season, I’ve really lucked out with my wedding days! Both with the amazingly cooler-than-normalread full post »

Best Destination Wedding Photographer

Finger Lakes Wedding Photos at Esperanza Mansion

What a beautiful and fun day at Esperanza Mansion on Keuka Lake! Joe and Kate are just the two cutest! Friday was aread full post »

Vineyard Weddings in the Finger Lakes

Protected: Intimate Finger Lakes Wedding

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Exploring the Burned Over District

Louis Comfort Tiffany Stained Glass in Rochester, NY

** Guest blog post by Chris Clemens, detailing the amazing treasure of having a plethora of Tiffany stained glassread full post »

Rochester Wedding Photography

Rochester Wedding in Durand Eastman Park at Jack’s Place

Elizabeth & Tony had a beautiful, intimate and simple wedding at Durand Eastman Park’s Jack’s Place onread full post »

Top Rochester area wedding photographer Heather McKay

What is a Certified Professional Photographer?

CPP? What the hecko is that? Well, a Certified Professional Photographer knows that raccoon eyes are NOT acceptable andread full post »


Vintage Film Portrait Friday: Trisha & Neil’s offspring!

Vintage Film Portrait Friday: A sneak peek into my weekend in Alabama photographing the lovely and amazing Osuch/Romanoread full post »

Top 20 NY Wedding Photographer

What? I’m listed as one of the Top 20 Wedding Photographers in NY!

This is amaze-balls! At first, when I received the image request from the wedding blog, I didn’t think much of itread full post »

My passport is always current and I will travel to weddings and portraits in Buffalo, Syracuse, the Finger Lakes, Adirondacks, 1000 Islands, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Austin, Denver, San Francisco, Washington DC, Wales, Germany… you name it.


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