April Kroenke, M.Photog, Cr., CPP, AFP-OR, is recognized by both her clients and peers worldwide for her modern yet authentic photography. From beauty shoots to family pictures, high school senior portraits to personal branding and military events, she is able to provide her clients with photography for every avenue of their lives. April has taught several Professional Photographers of America Super One Day classes, to the SW District of Professional Photographers of Washington and many classes offered through Oregon Professional Photographers of Association.
She is a juror-in-training with the Oregon Professional Photographers Association.
April has received numerous merits and awards in image competition on both a local and national level. These include - PPA Loan Collections, Best 1st Time Entrance Award, & Judge’s Choice Award. April was also named the Military Spouse Photographer of the Year for 2016 & 2017 from the National Military Family Association.
April was recently honored as a Master Photographic Craftsman (M.Photog., Cr.), Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) and CPP Liaison from Professional Photographers of America.
April was recently honored as an Associate Fellow Photographer for Oregon (AFP-OR).
Currently, April serves as the Finance Director of the Oregon Professional Photographers Association.
Take Your Business with You: Creating Success When Life has You on the Move
Join April Kroenke, M.Photog., Cr., CPP, AFP-OR, as she shows how she has successfully transplanted her business and GROW while she has moved with the military over the last 15 years. She will share tips and strategies that she uses to serve the members of her new community to grow their businesses while growing hers at the same time.
CPP | What to Know & Where to Start
In this class April Kroenke, M.Photog., Cr., CPP, AFP-OR, CPP Liaison will walk you through the journey of earning your certification as a professional photographer. Going through the two-step process from what to study for on the written exam, the requirements, and electives for the portfolio review, and lighting tips. If you are wanting to take that big step toward earning your certification, this is the class for you.
CPP | What to Know and Where to Start for Today's Military Spouse
In this class, April Kroenke, M.Photog., Cr., CPP, AFP-OR, CPP Liaison, and 18 year Army Wife, will walk you through the journey of earning your certification as a professional photographer and how to use it to differentiate yourself from the competition. April will cover the two-step process to earning your certification. What to study for on the written exam and the requirements for the portfolio review, along with lighting tips. If you are wanting to take that big step toward earning your certification, this is the class for you.
Posing | The Key to Making Your Clients Look Great
Do you struggle with posing your client and want to learn how make them more comfortable and natural looking? This class is for you. Join April Kroenke, M.Photog., Cr., CPP, AFP-OR for this hands-on class as she walks you through the techniques that she uses with her clients. You will both learn how to pose your client, but you will experience what is like to be your client as you model for your classmates.
Helping Your Client Get Ahead of the Competition
As photographers, we are a wealth of knowledge that is truly untapped. Join April Kroenke, M.Photog., Cr., CPP, AFP-OR as she shares how you can go beyond offering the simple headshot. Going beyond the simple headshot will help set your client apart from others and make a lasting impression. We will discuss and learn how to use their headshots and images from their social media, blogs, and products to help share and spread their brand story.