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.
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 […]
In the winter time, the Erie Bayfront can be brutal. But on a warm July day, it is one of the best spots around! Catherine & Jeff got married lakeside on the Sunset Terrace of the Bayfront Convention Center complete with sun, smiles, and wind! After the ceremony guests were lead indoors for cocktail hour […]
From the engagement session to wedding day the communication flowed effortlessly between Brittany and I. Email truly is a beautiful thing! You would think that photographing weddings on routine bases that they would become kinda cookie cutter in a sense. Nope. Not a chance! This is why communication is vital in preparation for a wedding […]
Oh, October how I love you! It amazes me every year how fast August and September fly by! And it makes me kinda sad because September and into October has to be my favorite time of year! Warm days and cool nights. A new crispness in the air that things are about to change. A […]