Specializing in Wedding Photography, Boudoir and Engagement Portraits in Buffalo, Rochester and most of Western NY

Weddings


I'm super excited that you're here!  I absolutely love weddings and all the sweet and crazy that goes with them. From the excited anticipation to the quiet moments between a bride and groom, and back to the energetic dancing at the end of the night, I love it all. In the 10 years I've been photographing weddings, I've never found two to be alike. Every couple is different, and what they want out of their wedding day and their photographs depends on them. For that reason, I have all full event coverage.

I want to be there for your whole event! I don't want to add extra stress for you having to worry if 8 hours will be enough, or will you actually need 8 and a half? Weddings have enough stress!  Typically I arrive 2 hours before your ceremony (or first look) for your final hair and makeup touches, details, and candids of you getting ready, to about an hour (or more depending on your special day) after open dancing begins, to make sure I capture a lot of the fun and party.  However, if something like fireworks,  a sparkler exit, or a special dance is happening later in the evening, you can be sure I'll stay for that too. Wedding day coverage ranges from $3000-$5500 depending on what you would like included in your package.

 

Albums


 

My Heirloom Albums are guaranteed for life, protected against spills and wear, and are hand designed to perfection. Thick pages, leather covers, and a personalized touch to enhance and share your memories. The prices below are for a 20 page (10 spread) album, with any of our cover options.

8x8-$800       10x10-$1000       12x12-$1200

Parent Albums -  These are a discounted 8x8 album that is identical to your heirloom album so your parents can enjoy and share your special memories. These make amazing thank you gifts!

1-$500        2 -$850

 

 
Becca is a truly talented photographer with a humble, down-to-earth approach. Her work speaks for itself... Photography was one of my top priorities in planning our wedding and Becca did not disappoint.
— Christina + Ryan
 
 www.buffaloweddingphotographer.co

Frequently Asked Questions


What is your Style?

Heartfelt, joy filled, and romantic. Those seem to be the words that resonate the strongest with me when I think of the weddings I photograph. I love to stay out of the way as much as possible, but give direction when needed. I try to meld my directions in with your day, so you don’t look back and remember a bossy photographer for your day, but instead remember laughing with your loved ones.

 

How many hours will I need? 

This is so different for every wedding! Most weddings average between 8-10 hours, but some start much earlier, and some end much later. Please contact me and let me know the details you already have set, what sort of timeline you are looking for (first look, traditional, making it to cocktail hour, etc), and I can walk through your day with you and come up with some idea of a possible timeline. My wedding packages are all "full event coverage", so if you end up needing an hour more or less than we first thought, it's still covered!

 

Wait... Does Full Event Coverage mean you'll get there at 6am with us and stay till the reception is done at midnight?

No, sorry.  While I want to capture the full event, I also don't want to be burned out by the time your first dances come around (and if I started at 6am, I definitely would be!).  My full event coverage means I will arrive 2 hours before the bride needs to be leaving for the ceremony (or first look), and will stay at least an hour after open dancing starts. If there are sparklers, or lanterns, or something else happening later on, I'll stay for that too... but amount of coverage is at my discretion - if it takes a good half hour for your party to really start going crazy, I'll probably stay a bit longer... but usually an hour of a good, full dancing floor is enough party pictures for you to look at!  Plus it gives me time to wander around the rest of the room and get those candids of people who aren't on the dance floor. 

 

Can I add a 2nd photographer?

Yes, you can absolutely add a second photographer onto your wedding day.  I have found that not all weddings require second photographers, but sometimes it's nice to have one anyway! To determine if you will need a second photographer, you can either contact me with your wedding details, or check out this blog post

 

How much experience do you have?

 

I've been doing this since 2008.  At this point I've captured a bit over 200 weddings, tons of engagements, and a whole lot of love. I have worked in churches where they only allow me in the balcony, and ceremonies where there are no lights (and even the windows have been darkened), to enhance the candle lit path.  I have shot in the rain, snow, fog and really bright sunlight. I've encountered almost every shooting situation I can think of (except underwater.... if you are having an underwater wedding, I have no experience to speak of, but am totally willing to try!). I am a "roll with the punches" type of girl, and don't really stress over much - I just figure out a way to overcome it, and make the end result beautiful.

 

How do we reserve our date?

I require a signed contract and a 25% non-refundable retainer  (all of which can be done online!).  

 

What are your travel fees?

I do not charge travel fees for weddings unless it requires an overnight stay (anything over a 2 hour drive). I also do not charge travel fees to Cooperstown, NY or the immediate area (I have family there that I’d love to see and stay with!).

However, I do charge travel fees for portraits outside of Erie County (or 30 minutes from my house in Boston, NY), so while a wedding in Rochester will not have travel fees associated with it, if you desire to do your engagement portraits in Rochester as well, a travel fee of $50 will be applied.  

 

Do you do portraits?

Yes, I do family, engagement and boudoir portraits. To see prices or book your session, please go here:

I am not taking maternity or newborn portraits at this time, but can send you the names of some amazing maternity and newborn photographers in the area!

 
I do not even know where to start! Any expectations I had were blown away by the reality of Becca! From our first meeting to our engagement photos and of course our wedding day...everything was beyond amazing... Becca is so down to earth and fun making us want to hang out with her outside of her job. You will be making a mistake if you do not chose her for you special day!
— Cait + Jeff
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