I'm April and welcome to my blog! I am the heart behind April Smith Photography. Grab a cup of coffee (or a glass of wine!) and have a look around! From my latest wedding to suggestions and information on how to plan a wedding this is where I share my knowledge and experiences from being a wedding photographer.
Where to hold your ceremony is not a question that I ever get. About 99.9% of the time, a bride that has already inquired with me knows where she wants her wedding ceremony to take place. On the Bayfront of Lake Erie. Within the Catholic church that the bride or groom has grown up in. […]
The sun was shining, the leaves were in full color, and it was just a beautiful day to be at Hartwood Acres! So did everybody else 😉 Before I go into how awesome Casey & Tyler are I have to admit something. When we arrived at Hartwood, my stomach dropped, and a mild case of […]
Two high school sweethearts getting married. Sounds like a fairy tale right?! Well, this wedding was! Kayla and Dan have been together since a math class in high school. And on a mid-July Saturday at Saint George Church they officially became Mr & Mrs! When Dilia and I arrived all the girls were getting ready […]
I had the privilege of meeting Olivia the summer before her senior session. She was a bridesmaid at a wedding that I photographed for her cousin. Being together on a wedding day was a bonus because she got to see me shooting at the most stressful times of the day! And senior sessions are anything […]
It finally happened! He popped the question! Now it is time to start planning the wedding you’ve always dreamed of! But listen, before you start booking vendors and choosing bridesmaids dresses stop and think of what season you might envision! It may seem silly. And well, obvious! But everything you expect from this point does […]
After we officially booked Sarah & Brent’s Spring wedding Sarah contacted me about an engagement session. We had chatted earlier about the importance of this. An engagement session is a fantastic way for couples to learn how their photographer works and your photographer learns how you interact as a couple! Plus as a bonus, we […]