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We are Mark & Noelle McCoy, a husband & wife photography team serving couples who care deeply about their wedding pictures and who want vibrant and classic imagery that documents their day.  We locally photograph weddings on Mackinac Island, Traverse City, and the Metro-Detroit area.  We have also shot weddings internationally in beautiful places like Guatemala and Italy, not to mention a handful of beautiful places across our own country from North Carolina, to Texas, Tennessee and Ohio!

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We are currently booking weddings for 2017 and 2018.

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Entries in Mackinac Island Wedding Photography (57)



Some days I feel like superwoman. Other days I end up with the laundry in the oven. And I am saying this mostly to myself, but it's okay if some days are tougher then others. It doesn't mean anything is wrong, that's just life. I can't even tell you how many things in life I have desperately wanted that never came my way. But I can look around and see my amazing family, a few great friends, a fabulous job, and oh so much opportunity for growth!! So, that's what I am focusing on today.

ABOUT THE PHOTO: This was such a beautiful wedding on Mackinac Island at the hisotrical mansion, The Inn at Stonecliffe!! Love the Mighty Mac as the ceremony backdrop, and the soft colors the bride picked out. ❤

I've got my coffee in hand, let's raise a mug to a productive day! And if you put your laundry in the oven today, just don't turn the oven on and all will be okay.

      Wedding Ceremony at The Inn at Stonecliffe on Mackinac IslandA beautiful wedding at the quaint Inn at Stonecliffe on Mackinac Island!!


Mackinac Wedding at Island House Hotel

I've learned a lot over the years. I have learned that things don't always turn out as planned, get fixed, or go the way you think they should. Some things stay broken, and some dreams never come to pass. But I've also learned that what this life is really about is good friends, and great adventures. Surround yourself with a loyal tribe, and you'll always end up with a smile and a lot of laughter!

Molly, you were a beautiful bride, and I loved photographing you with your girl squad!! So many natural smiles and true bonds of friendship!

Here's to a great weekend, let's get out there and love every minute of it (I'll be working, so it's a good thing I love my job!!)!


Bridal Party at Island House Hotel, getting excited for the ceremony to start!


Mackinac Island Wedding Carriage

ON A PERSONAL NOTE:  When you’re a photographer on Mackinac Island, you can expect to spend your work days #sweatydirtyhappy.  Not everything will go as planned, you will never feel as neat and pretty as the wedding party you are photographing, and you’ll always wonder how those Hackney horses trot uphill so fast while I peddle my bike so slow.  But you know what I love?  I love starting out a wedding work day as “just the photographer”, and ending up feeling like I’ve made 30 new friends.  And that’s when you realize that #sweatydirtyhappy is really a thing. And it’s the best. 

ABOUT THE PHOTO:  The horses. The wedding carriage. A fabulous couple. The Mighty Mac. The water. Sunshine.  Check, check, check… What more could we pack into this photo to describe a perfect Mackinac Island wedding!?

The weekend is fast approaching… so I’m drinking the coffee, cleaning the camera’s, and gearing up for a big double header weekend. Coffee cup cheers to everyone ready to tackle the next few days right along with me!

Wedding Coordinator: Mackinac Event Planning

Venue: Windermere Point & Hotel Iroquois, Mackinac Island

Wedding Carriage: Gough Carriages



Mackinac Island Wedding Carriage Ride