Wedding Photography Rochester NY | Welcome to the Empire West Photo blog!

Dave Jones is a professional wedding photographer based in Rochester, NY. that offers a blend of modern photojournalism and artistic imagery. His approach to wedding photography is slightly different – while he will let the day unfold in a natural way, Dave takes the responsibility of capturing your wedding very seriously. It’s all about documenting the real life emotions and moments in a way that is unobtrusive, candid, genuine and fun!

It’s the importance of documenting the day in your life when your most important relationship is born, the start of your commitment to each other and the opportunity to spend the rest of your lives together. In your photographer search, realizing having someone you trust, someone you know will create images of memories that you and your family will cherish for generations will allow you to focus on love on your wedding day.


:: Quality over quantity. That is why he only takes a limited amount of weddings a year.

:: The experience you have with your photographer is just as important as your photos

:: Available to travel worldwide to wherever your wedding plans take you!

Here are some things you should know about Dave:
He has a background in local television where he worked as an engineer and photojournalist at 13WHAM + RNEWS.

He has been photographing weddings professionally for 9 years.

Dave is an established music photographer working as The Eastman School of Music ‘Eastman Presents’ Concert series photographer and contributor to Fender Guitar. He also has had the opportunity to photograph many talented artists in the music industry. Check out his music photography at Dave is also a contributing photographer for Beer Advocate magazine.

Please take some time to look around and check out the recent work, galleries, and the rest of the website. Feel free to connect, e-mail ( with questions or give him a call (585-781-4178) to set up a consultation so we can talk about your day.

Thank you again for taking the time to visit, be sure to check back often! I look forward to hearing from you soon!!

Dave Jones





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