nice to meet you!

I don't want to get too serious too fast, but I have to tell you something. I'm in this for the relationships and I want yours to last.

I believe your marriage will thrive when you celebrate the love you share. Sometimes we need a reminder, and wedding photos will bring you back to where it started. They tell a love story you want to remember.

I want to create a custom experience because I see the time and effort you are putting into planning. This isn't just about one day, it's about walking alongside you on this journey. I have the privilege of working couples for multiple years and being the photographer they rely on to document all of life's moments, so for many this is just the beginning.

how do you want to feel on your wedding day? 

hi I'm 
Mary dougherty

based in new york and traveling nationwide

where I have traveled

new york city

based in the adirondacks + travel includes

i've shot as far as australia and as close as your backyard

detroit

rochester

buffalo

portland

cape cod

philadelphia

naples

chicago

pittsburgh

bozeman

marfa

new orleans

new orleans

I shoot on approximately 4 different cameras and that includes medium format film and digital images. Film captures light like no other, and has a timeless beauty that will never go out of style.



I choose to give every wedding client a beautiful handmade walnut print box with a set of proofs. I think having something you can hold, share, display and live with is important.

film/digital

heirlooms

i like the real thing

I shoot on up to 5 different cameras and that includes medium format film and digital images. My aesthetic is grounded in film, since it captures light like no other and has a timeless beauty that will never go out of style.




I choose to give every wedding client a beautiful handmade print box with a set of proofs to hold, share, display. I think photographs should not just live in online but in your home. 

film/digital

heirlooms

for people who value art

I love life in the mountains &
RAISING KIDS IN THE ADIRONDACKS

COFFEE + BAGELS 
searching every city to find them

TANGIBLE IS BETTER THAN DIGITAL &
HEIRLOOMS TELL YOUR STORY

i LOVE EVERY DANCE PARTY &
THINK YOU FEEL THE SAME

i love the way art intersects all areas of life

i shoot 15 weddings a year

in new york + beyond. let's make sure you are one of them

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