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About Tracy 


Tracy Dorr is a photographer, videographer, writer and owner of Capture Your Heart Photography Studio. She photographs weddings and portraits of all types, as well as other events and properties. 

Tracy is the author of five books:

  • Advanced Wedding Photojournalism

  • Engagement Portraiture

  • Props for Portrait Photography

  • The Beautiful Wedding

  • How to Start a Photography Business

They showcase her work & writing, as well as images from other contributors.  

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English/Photography from the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) and has been shooting weddings professionally since 2003.

She won three Awards of Excellence from the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International competition (WPPI.) She was a Master Class teacher at the WPPI convention in Las Vegas, in the MGM grand. 

Her work has been published in numerous local wedding publications and is on display in a number of local businesses. Tracy’s work has also been published in seven books in the 500 Poses series by Michelle Perkins, on the subjects of brides, men, couples, groups, children, full-length poses and infants & toddlers. (Amherst Media). 

Tracy was featured in the book ‘How to Photograph Weddings,’ highlighting her aesthetic and point of view in an interview about her perspective on her craft. 

Her portraits were featured on the cover and inside of both Health Monitor Magazine and Momentum Magazine.

She lives in Williamsville, NY with her husband Bill and daughter, Annaleigh, as well as a colorful menagerie of dogs and cats.

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