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.
Ok, I love all my weddings! But I do have to admit I do have a few favorites every wedding season! And Team Shake was by far our favorite Erie wedding in the summer of 2018! I met with Heather & Tim just before the holidays for coffee. Hiring a photographer was the last item […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]