Work With Me - YellowHammer Photography

YHP by Joel McCay

Nationally published and Award Winning Blount County based Portrait, Commercial, and Event Photography team serving Alabama and its surrounding states.

205.532.9931 or 205.532.2997

YellowHammer Photography specializes in high quality professional Portrait, Event, and Commercial  Photography.

Our goal is to make your session a fun and enjoyable experience while providing you with peace of mind knowing that the vision you have for your images will be captured to the fullest.

When it comes to your commercial needs, we will work with you to establish a clear cut storyboard that displays and promotes your business to its fullest. We know that you work hard to create a successful and sustainable business; let us highlight your efforts and dedication in a way that reflects the passion that you have for the products and services you offer.

Why choose us?

Professionally trained with a degree from New York Institute of Photography.

Advanced knowledge in lighting techniques and posing to make you look your very best

Use the most up to date photographic equipment with backups for emergencies

Licensed and fully insured

Portable studio for Commercial and Event sessions

Modern studio and on-site sessions available for Portraits

Post processing of all photos

Full print release options for all of our services

Payment plans to fit any budget

Money back guarantee

Extensive background in dealing with Retail, Food Service, and Professional Industries giving us the knowledge and experience to help you create the desired vision for your business (Commercial Work)

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If you have any questions about what we do or would like to discuss working together, please don't hesitate to reach out to us using the "contact us" link provided above or by phone. 

Services & Pricing

We offer a modern style of photography with influences fashion and fine art for portraits sessions. 

We offer a photojournalistic style when it comes to event photography.

We proudly offer

Portrait and Beauty sessions

Senior portraits

Commercial Photography for magazine advertising, website, brochures or billboards

Event Photography 

Engagement sessions

Portrait Pricing 

Please call for pricing and seasonal specials!


There are many variables to take into consideration when establishing pricing for individual businesses. We would love to come out to your place of business for a consultation at no cost to you. This will allow us to see what you have in mind, discuss your vision and show you some of our work. We will also be able to share our technique and discuss different options that may help to show off your business the best. We know that you have worked hard to make your business amazing, so let us make it look just as amazing in print or on the web!!! We have experience in food photography, corporate portraits, building interior and exterior photographs, equipment and clothing photography.

Event Pricing

Due to every event being different, please call us for pricing and seasonal specials!

Testimonials from Happy Customers

See what some of our customers have to say about their recent experiences with YellowHammer Photography

"Beth and Joel I LOVE them all!!! Y'all are amazing!!! Emily M.

"I'm so in love! I couldn't thank you enough. They are amazing." Nicole C.

"I Highly recommend Joel and his wife Beth to anyone searching for fabulous photographers! We had an anniversary session with them and they made it so much fun. Very creative and it helps that they work so great together. Our pictures came out better than I imagined and all for a great price!" Lauren M.

"Thank you YellowHammer Photography for the awesome photo shoot. We had a great time and love all of her pictures." Toni S.

"Wow!! You did a great job Joel! My baby is beautiful...thanks. I love them." Kristi M.

"Joel, these are so good. I love them all so, so much. Ya'll were such a pleasure to work with and do such an AMAZING job!" Emily M.

"We're super happy with the photos and the professionalism and hard work that you and your wife displayed throughout our engagement and wedding shoots! Thank you." John T.

"Absolutely love them! We had such fun taking these pics."Sherry D. 

"We had such a great time with you guys today, and Beth, you were awesome with our crazy kiddos. Thanks so much for everything." Rachel M.

"Love the pics. You did an excellent job." Jania V.

"The pictures always turn out great and the prices are very it!" Sharon W.

"Awesome people to work with, beautifu photos, and they truly go the extra mile for you!" Laura T.

"OMG, they turned out great. Thanks YellowHammer Photography...I love them." Teri G.

"It is so important to have a photographer that understands little kids and they are on top of their game. No stress sessions and gorgeous photos. I highly recommend for any photographic needs." Lori S.

"They are very personable, professional, and make beautiful photos...we love YellowHammer" Celia M.

"They are extremely talented and I highly recommend their services" Lora G.

"Love these pics..." Kaye S.

"I have been impressed beyond words every time! They are absolutely wonderful to work with and the final product is beyond fantastic every time." Joanna B.

"LOVE the pictures!!! Thank you so much" Samantha W.

"Y'all are the best. I had such an amazing time!" Kailee S.

"The absolute BEST! Beth and Joel are so kind and professional. They go out of their way to contribute to your perfect day any way they can, and on top of all that, they make BEAUTIFUL pictures!" Marcie W.

"VERY fun to work with. I had fun with every shot!" Christian W.

"Great people, great fun. Very relaxed atmosphere which makes for excellent pictures. Joel and Beth are terrific!" Sandy H.

"Wonderful experience with Joel and Beth! Very professional and fun to be around. So happy God led us to use YellowHammer Photography! Can't wait to see the wedding pics!!'"Sherry A.

"Thank yall! I love them and I can't wait to see the rest of them" Justin L.

"These look GREAT!! Again, thank you so much for all you guys did." Abbi C.