A Jesus Girl, Army Wife & Momma to our college age son and our high school age daughter. A Master Photographer, Photographic Craftsman, Certified Professional Photographer, Educator. 

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ABOUT APRIL

Fun, relaxed, stress-free atmosphere that is inviting for my clients.

Teaching other photographers how to connect with their clients through posing and authentic connection.

Clean
Modern
Authentic
Images

Encouraging & Celebrating Seniors & Woman, while capturing their authentic beauty that comes through from the inside. 

What I’m known for:

tv show

Outlander

God had blessed me to richly! I am grateful each and every day for my two miracle babies. To be given such amazing children that I have had the honor and priviledge to nurture and watch grow into young adults is wonderful!

My family

ALWAYS HAVE

A GOOD BOOK ON HAND

a Jesus girl

I could not do what I do with out the talents that god has given me!

CURRENTLY...

Supporting my daughter with distance learning due to COVID-19

LITTLE DETAIL

FRESH FLOWERS

Scott, Mr. Wizard, Mr. Fix-it, all around great guy, a man's man, by best friend, my husband for 20 years and together for 24 years. (Yes, we were high school sweethearts)

The Love of My Life

I'm a little crazy about...

Oregon Professional Photographers Association
Associate Fellow of Photography, 2017
Best Fine Art/Landscape/Nature Photographer, 2017
Judges’ Choice, 2016

Professional Photographers of America
Master of Photography, 2018
Photographic Craftsman, 2018
Certified Professional Photographer, 2014 (Recertified, 2017, 2020)
International Silver & Bronze Medalist
Certified Professional Photographer Liaison

NOTABLE AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

National Military Family Association
Military Spouse Photographer of the Year - 2015
Military Spouse Photographer of the Year - 2016

The Portrait Masters Accreditation & Awards
15 Bronze Awards - 2019

present

Getting ready to find out where the Army will send us next and who I will get to service

2018

Earned my Masters of Photography & Photographic Craftsman Degrees

2005

Transitioned to Digital Photography from Film Photography

2004

Moved to Germany with my husband who is in the Army and took my photography business along with me.

2002

Started my photography business & photographed my
first wedding.

2002

Graduated college with a degree in Photography

1995-1998

Photographer for my High School Newspaper and Yearbook. (These where the film days, lol)

1992

Took Photography in 4-H. Several Prints even went to the State Fair.

My Timeline

My Photographic journey

2006

Moved to Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo and transplant my studio.

2013

Moved to Ft. Hood, TX & transplant
my studio.

2014

Earned my Certification from Professional Photographer of America (PPA)

2015

Moved to Portland, OR & transplant
my studio.

2015

Moved to Portland, OR & transplant
my studio.

2018

Moved to 
El Paso, TX & transplant
my studio.

cups of hot tea
per day

4

number of educational events per year

4

advanced Photography Degrees &  ceritfications

3

number of happy clients

900+

Work with April

I will change the way you see yourself!

I invite you to a session with me!