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Utica Wedding Photographers & Filmmakers





Hi! I'm Katie, a poet-turned-photographer, and there's a decent chance I'll cry at your wedding. My husband Adam is equal parts fine-artist & mad-scientist-tinkerer, always on the forefront of camera technology. Together we're the heart and the brains of Fortunate Hearts, a photo-video duo dedicated to telling love stories for dance floor couples, the creatively daring, and the adventurous & open hearted.

Every moment of a wedding day is a poem: a sonnet about putting on the dress and doing up all those beautiful little buttons. The most poignant couplet in the way the light reflects on your dad's tears. The best line of an epic in the way the sun hits just right on a couple during portraits at sunset. To be able to commemorate these moments in images for people - it's just the most amazing thing in the world. Photographing weddings is a way for me to finally tell love stories that matter.

Photographing couples & weddings is a way to tell love stories that matter.


Filmed in Glorious Kodak Super 8mm
What Couples Are Saying
Bride and Groom Laughing in front of a brick wall in downtown Utica NY
"All we have to say is WOW!"

"You did an absolute incredible job, and we are so lucky to have you to work with. Thank you sooo much we gladly and openly recommend you to all and everyone!"

-Laura & Dan
Groom carrying bride in front of barn at MKJ Farms in Utica NY
"Every picture was beautiful"

OMG you are amazing. Every picture was beautiful and how you captured everything... You have so much talent and we couldn't be happier to have you as our photographer. You're the best!

-Stacy & Jordan
Bride and groom sharing First Dance at Turning Stone Casino in Utica NY
"Unbelievable... speechless"

We can never thank you guys enough! Our photos & video far exceeded our expectations and we will forever have these memories captured in such an unbelievable way... Our friends were speechless and it wasn't even their wedding!!!!

-Nick & Katie
Bridal Bouquet with Orchids and a dreamy rainbow prism effect

Fortunate Hearts is Katie & Adam Brockway, wife-&-husband photo-&-video duo, specializing in authentic moments, intentional portraiture, & made-to-last memories for dance-floor-couples, the creatively daring, & the wild at heart.

308 French Road, Utica NY 13502
(315) 335-0835

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