elcome to the journal for April O’Hare Photography! Here you’ll find all of my latest photographic outings with the couples, families, seniors and small businesses that I get to work with and make beautiful photographs for. You may also see a personal post here and there discussing my life or my travels with my teeny family of one husband and three cats! Sometimes I even write advice articles with tips to help make your photo experience better which you can check out under the “Educational” category.  

Take your time and look around! Type in the place where you’ll be getting married in the search box to see if I’ve photographed there before. At the bottom of the page I’ve highlighted some of my favorite sessions and weddings from the past. Grab a drink and have fun going down the photo rabbit hole!


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So excited to see how my pro pictures turned out.  But in the meantime I thought I’d share some of my favorites from the photobooth at our wedding at Chatfield Botanic Gardens last month.  My photobooth is a little different from the traditional style.  I actually call it an “Outside of the Box” photobooth because […]

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It’s official.  We’re back from the best honeymoon ever.  And it feels weird to be home getting work done.  Not sure when I’ll be able to get through all of my Hawaii photos (I haven’t even finished all of the ones from my Euro vacation in August!) but I did want to share at least one before work […]

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Wow wow wow.  What a whirlwind weekend.  Things still feel a little unreal.  Married the most hilarious man in the world who also happens to be my best friend on Saturday and I couldn’t be happier!  We’re off to Hawaii for some honeymoon adventures and relaxation.  I’ll be back with lots of posts and updates […]

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To DIY or Not?

March 1, 2012

Are any of my readers the DIY type of bride? The type of girl who wished everyday was art day in elementary school? When I first got engaged and starting scouring the magazines and blogs for decorating/style ideas I was beyond excited at the thought of a legitimate excuse to stay up late watching movies […]

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UK Adventure: Cambridge

February 18, 2012

I was going to combine the last two parts of the trip into one post, but then I realized that Cambridge really deserved it’s own post because it was my favorite place to take photos this go around. Chelsey and I forced ourselves to wake up early to hop a train bound for Cambridge. The […]

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2012 has been such a whirlwind year for me. I kept myself really busy with roller derby, photography, and a pretty decent amount of travel too. But the best part about 2012 was that I got to marry my best friend:) I think I could probably go on and on about all of the highlights […]

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Such a beautiful voice. She’ll be missed.

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Thought I’d try to will away the  winter blues by posting some more pictures from last summer’s trip.  Like I mentioned in my previous post about this vacation Chelsey and I basically used Glasgow as a recharging break before heading out to Edinburgh via train.  Every August Edinburgh hosts the Fringe Festival (http://www.edfringe.com/) which is this HUGE festival […]

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In 2011 I told myself I was going to pick up my camera more and just photograph for fun for myself. I actually did do that a little more than I have in years past and in 2012 I want to take it a step further. I’m hoping to continue to pick up the camera […]

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After just 3 days in Ireland it was time to move on to London where we would be meeting up with the rest of my roller derby team and do what we came there to do.  On Thursday we found out that our hostel in Birmingham that we were planning to stay at was flooded […]

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