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The Journey Towards a Perfect Home Office for My Photography Business

Man, my home office is always a mess. From the very beginning, it was pieced together with random extra furniture (or garage sale finds) and had photography gear just laying around on the floor. Though the room is technically the master bedroom, it was packed to the brim with everything that I needed to run …

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Small Business Consulting: Revival Vintage Rentals

Revival Vintage Rentals Two years ago, one of my all time fave past Brides contacted me and mentioned she was looking at getting into event coordination and design. Unhappy with her current job, Jodi was taking a break from work and looking for a direction that included her passion for vintage props and furniture. I mentioned that I’m …

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2016 year end review of travel hacking photographer Heather McKay in Africa

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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Singapore Super Trees at night by travel hacker Heather McKay

My First Travel Hacking Experience: Singapore

Travel Hacking to Singapore: As most people know by now, I’m taking a desperately needed little sabbatical to visit Africa. A bucket list level trip… Oh, wait, you ask, what does Singapore have to do with Africa??? What is “travel hacking“? Well, the answer there is Travel Hacking! “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, …

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What the? How in the hecko did I become a centerfold?

Well, this was unexpected… My pal (and sometimes assistant photographer), Pat Luke (CPP) posted this cute little video from the magazine aisle at the grocery store the other day!  [flo_video] https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10205775177808193 [/flo_video] I had completely forgotten that I was going to be in a national magazine. How did I forget that??  So, it was a …

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McKay's Photography in Rochester NY is a Top 20 Wedding Photographers in NY

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

Breaking News! WOW! This is amaze-balls! I’ve been named as one of the Top 20 Wedding Photographers in NY! At first, when I received the image request from the wedding blog, I didn’t think much of it. Then I saw the list: Top 20 Wedding Photographers in NY. Oh, my golly… I’m in spectacular company …

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