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I am so thankful to have such wonderful clients!  Here are some of their Reviews!

Whitney D reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Mandy with April & August Photography is our family's forever photographer. She does such an amazing job with getting our kids to relax and have fun and always knows how to capture all of the natural moments that really represent our family. She is always willing to drive and meet us in fun locations throughout the Des Moines area and has even helped me with some of my head shots and stock photos for my business. We trust her completely with our photos and I would recommend her services to all Waukee and Des Moines metro families.


Brooke G  reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
After contacting Mandy, we were able to schedule an appointment within a week. She took family and newborn shots in our home and was able to capture so many adorable moments. We are so happy with how the pictures turned out!


Traci Y reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Mandy did an amazing job!! The photos look amazing and she so fun to work with!!


Holly H  reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
So awesome to work with and I LOVE what she captured! Such a great eye and so fun!


Rebecca E reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Mandy was so fun to work with! She made my kids feel comfortable and captured so many great pictures of them that I will cherish forever! I have so many great photos to choose from! Mandy was also very efficient in getting our photos to us! I highly recommend April & August Photography! We can't wait for our next session with Mandy!!!


Morgan K reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
I just had to come back to add that our second round of pictures (three years later, plus one new kid!) with Mandy was even more incredible than the first. She is truly gifted at capturing a family's love with a photo. Her pictures are treasures!
Mandy is so wonderful. Her patience was incredible, especially for my two-year-old who is very shy and a reluctant smiler. Her photos are gorgeous and a world away from the "snapshot" you get with a phone. Seeing our shoot was like seeing our emotions. Love her work!!


Sa D  reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
We had an amazing time with Mandy! We were so thankful that she was able to come out and take pictures of our family around our acreage. It helped saved us an extra hour of rushing home and getting ready. Mandy was able to make our little Gracie girl smile and giggle as she snapped amazing shots! We love all our photos and the fun experience! We will definitely have Mandy do our next family photos! 


Kat D reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
We loved our experience with Mandy! She was great to work with. I tend to be an awkward person and can sometimes feel pretty camera shy but she's so laid-back that you totally forget about the camera, and the photos turned out so wonderful!! We will definitely have her photograph us again!


Jenni K reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
We are SO happy Mandy took our family pictures! She is so creative, positive, and upbeat and got to know my kiddos from the moment we met her. She even got our reluctant almost 2-year-old to look, clap, and smile! I would highly recommend April and August Photography to anyone!


Brianna I  reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Mandy took our engagement photos. She immediately made us feel comfortable and let us be ourselves. The pictures turned out fantastic and we couldn't be happier with the results! I'm so glad I reached out to a friend for a referral. We definitely went with the right photographer to capture this moment in our lives.


Casey F reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
We put family pictures off for years...with 3 boys, I never imagined that it would be manageable! Not only did you make it happen, it was fun and the pictures are exactly what we were looking for!!! We couldn't have asked for a better setting or more perfect photographer to catch the most awesome memories of our family!


​Kendall B reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
When we recently moved to Waukee, we needed to find a photographer to capture our little one's 18 month pictures. Mandy was SO GREAT to work with from my first point of communication via email. Capturing the pictures, she was so patient and natural to work with as well! We LOVE how all of the pictures turned out and can't wait to book her again! :)

Ket Van Q reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Five years ago, Tosha and I took our photos at the Heritage Carousel on our wedding day. We wanted to celebrate our anniversary by bringing our children to the same place for family photos. We could not have found a better photographer to capture all of our personalities, special moments and the love that we have for one another. We are so happy to have found someone with the creative vision that Mandy does.
Thank you.


Lyndsey C reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
I loved working with Mandy! She is so fun and relaxed, and her photos reflect this. Our pictures look amazing, but more than that, they really show who we are as a family and will be cherished memories always. Simply put, her work is beautiful!!


Brooke H reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
After contacting Mandy, we were able to schedule an appointment within a week. She took family and newborn shots in our home and was able to capture so many adorable moments. We are so happy with how the pictures turned out!

Kate P reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Mandy took our family pictures recently and she was an absolute joy. She immediately made us feel comfortable and at ease. It was hardly like we were even being photographed. We spent the hour laughing and enjoying our family, and in turn ended up with some amazing photos. I highly recommend Mandy and will definitely be calling her for our next family photo session!

Beth M reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Awesome work. Our newborn was wide awake and fussy for a good portion of our session and Mandy was so patient and still got some great photos. I would highly recommend her!

Bobbi O reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Mandy took our family photos, which included a toddler and a dog. No easy feat, but we absolutely LOVE the images she captured! In addition to her photography skills, she was wonderful to work with. We will definitely have her photograph our family again and cannot recommend her enough!

Corrie B reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Mandy is so wonderful to work with and such a talented photographer! She made us feel so comfortable during our engagement session and was able to capture our relationship so well. These will be photographs that we treasure forever. What dear memories were made thanks to Mandy! I would recommend her to any and everyone.

Rachel V reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Mandy is a phenomenal photographer to work with. She is down to earth, personable, and has a keen eye for natural photographs. Her prices are unbeatable for the amazing quality work she produces. I can't wait to work with her again!

Angie C reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Mandy was amazing to work with, she was so kind with my family and made the whole process super easy plus the picture are fabulous!

Lakin E reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
had such an amazing time at our session but don't trust her meteorology might be driving early to your session in a freak rain/flood situation can't wait to do more creative sessions together! :)

Michelle B reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Mandy is amazing! I'm loving the sneak peaks from our family session, she really captured the moment and the personality of our family.

Bethany E reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Mandy was outstanding and so accommodating to my family's crazy schedule!! Look forward to more photo sessions with her!!

Emily J reviewed April & August Photography — 5 star
Love her! Very sweet and patient with all of the babies we had to photograph

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