April Brooke Photography
About this pro
5 years in business
5 hires on Thumbtack
I have nothing but outstanding things to say about April! Photography was the one aspect of our engagement and wedding that was most important to us. We had a very tight budget so we searched long and hard to find a talented photographer who was also competitively priced. We found that and more in April. We knew we wanted to book her the second we met her. She is the perfect blend of spunky, silly, artsy, and professional. She walked us through her creative process in our first meeting which was incredibly helpful because both of us were photo-simple. She was unbelievably receptive to our ideas and even excited to include our puppy in our engagement shoot. On the day of our engagement pictures, she was very hands on with regard to posing, fixing our hair, and making sure our clothes were in place. Yet, also simultaneously eager to photograph poses that were important to us. Some photographers are disengaged and you have to do all the posing yourself (which would have been disastrous for us), while others are too controlling and unwilling to deviate from their own vision (which would have been way less fun). Half of our engagement pictures are us laughing at each other, and the other half are us laughing at April. We had so much fun taking pictures and they turned out absolutely perfect! I have friends who spent upwards of $6,000 on wedding photography and we have been told by them that they think E and I's pictures are higher quality. Another thing we like about April is her hands-on approach. She is meeting with us a few months prior to our wedding to talk through our family dynamics and make a detailed schedule for the day. She has talked us through her method for getting families, wedding parties, etc. through the process in an efficient manner and we could not be more thankful for that! Hiring April was the best decision we've made with regard to our wedding. We love her, our pictures are incredible, and we could not say enough wonderful things about her!Jun 29, 2016
Very outgoing and easy to work with! Had the same visions for poses and was extremely helpful! So excited to see the final products!!!Feb 24, 2015Verified
- How did you get started doing this type of work?I love pictures and I have been doing it since I was 10.
- What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?If pictures are truly important to you then you have to find someone who will do a good job. Don't be afraid to spend extra money on photography because it is very important!
- What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?I want you guys to know that I literally spend a minimum of 2 hours for every half hour I shoot.