Heather McKay

Rochester's top award winning wedding photographer Heather McKay. McKay's Photography specializes in offbeat weddings and fine art lifestyle family pictures

Everything you need to know about Estate Jewelry and Antique Diamonds

Today on the blog, we have a wonderful guest blog post by the Mother and Father of a 2016 Bride! I found out during the wedding planning that they own a wonderful jewelry store not far from my home and they specialize in estate jewelry and antique diamonds! This eco-friendly part of the giant wedding machine is near …

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2016 Year in Review: Travel Hacking & African Adventure

The 2016 year end has me reviewing my weddings, portraits and of my travel hacking as a self-employed photographer. What began as a bucket list item of visiting Africa ended in a year of travel hacking my way through 5 countries and 4 states, spending a total of 238,212 collected frequent flyer miles and only spending a …

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Rochester Wedding at Woodcliff with Niki and Sean

Niki and Sean had a fun and fabulous Rochester wedding at Woodcliff Hotel and St. Joseph’s Church. One unique thing about this wedding was that Niki is a graphic designer and made all of the details for the wedding… from the wedding invitation, programs, menu cards, treats labels, hot chocolate favors and my favorite: handwritten, personalized name …

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Airbnb Photos for Mexican Mayan Riviera Vacation Rental

Airbnb Photos for Mexican Mayan Riviera Vacation Rental Sometimes, I have a pretty exotic and excellent job as a photographer and travel hacker. This year has taken me all around the world and last month, I was stoked to be hired to photograph an authentic Mayan Riviera Vacation Rental near Puerto Morelos, just 20 minutes south …

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Sustainable Wedding at Temple B’rith Kodesh with Lauren and Jonathan

Lauren and Jonathan hosted the most beautiful and fully sustainable wedding at Temple B’rith Kodesh in Brighton this past Saturday. Even with the threat of rain, the day went so perfectly. Lauren and Jonathan had what is called a “first look” prior to the wedding so we could capture that heartfelt moment and also photograph all …

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Buffalo Wedding at Beaver Hollow: Jacqueline and Austin

Buffalo royalty hanging out on the blog today! Jacqueline and Austin had a wonderful and gorgeous Buffalo Wedding at the Our Lady of Victory Basilica with the reception Beaver Hollow Conference Center, which is owned by Jacqueline’s family! We began the day, super early, at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Buffalo, where the ladies got ready in custom …

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Wedding Album Photos at Aurora Inn

Wedding Album Spotlight: Finger Lakes Wedding Photos at Aurora Inn

Katie & Mike had a rustic chic destination wedding at the Historic Inns of Aurora. It was a very classy and modern event in the most beautiful of settings. Their Finger Lakes wedding photos were some of my favorite from the entire wedding season. The heirloom wedding albums were created with a mixture of classic details …

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