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.
Ahhh winter!! Some days we love it some days not so much! But for a winter engagement session snow is always welcomed! It doesn’t have to be a lot, especially from good ole’ lake effect snow from Lake Erie. But when the ground is covered colors will pop! Katie & Peter were brave enough to […]
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 […]
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 […]
On a cold snowy January day, Catherine and Jeff made the treck to Meadville to meet me. And as we sat in my office, both of my dogs in their laps I couldn’t wait to know if they would choose me as their wedding photographer! And guess what? They did! Catherine and Jeff had engagement […]
If a private location that offers great light for your engagement session is in need, Wintergreen Gorge is one of my favorite locations! Nestled outside of Erie with a unique “church” and lots of trees it is a location that never disappoints! Brittany and Jim wanted not only images of them as a couple but […]
Oh folks! Do I have something special to share! There are special moments in everyone lives that we remember so clearly its like it happened yesterday. And this my friends is one of those moments! Steph had contacted me back in the winter to schedule a session when she came home for a visit. See […]