Category Archives: Newborns

Welcome to this World – {Indianapolis/Noblesville Newborn Photographer}

I had an unforgettable day yesterday. One I will never ever forget. You all will recognize this friend of mine. My best friend Megan gave birth to her second baby girl yesterday … and I got to be a part of it. I can’t even really put into words what this experience meant to me. […]

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March 21, 2011 - 6:35 pm

kelsey {las vegas wedding photographer} - What an amazing experience! Congrats to your friend!

March 14, 2011 - 12:36 pm

Jen P. - Just so amazing!! WOW!

March 11, 2011 - 2:02 pm

Olivia – {Indianapolis/Noblesville Newborn Photographer} | Mandy Leonards Photography Indianapolis Premier Wedding, Family and Child Photographer - […] Olivia’s birth. In case you missed it, you can find the story and slide show from that day HERE. Most of you know that Megan’s older daughter Staci is my daughter’s best friend, and I […]

March 7, 2011 - 8:46 am

rebekah - total rock-star! you and her both! : ) how special for her to have this day captured!

March 7, 2011 - 8:43 am

Tracey W - What an amazing time to capture. Great job.

March 6, 2011 - 5:36 pm

Melissa Klein - Beautiful, Mandy! Fantastic job.

March 6, 2011 - 1:47 pm

Vickie - So beautiful! Wonderful pictures.

March 6, 2011 - 8:19 am

Nicole N. - What a wonderful moment. How special to have this special day captured so perfectly! You did an excellent job.

March 6, 2011 - 7:23 am

Susie L - Wow – just gorgeous!

March 6, 2011 - 6:56 am

Brun - Stunningly beautiful

March 6, 2011 - 4:08 am

Chrissy Torney - How beautiful x

March 5, 2011 - 8:48 pm

Rhonda - wow .. that was amazing .. so raw and beautiful!

March 5, 2011 - 8:37 pm

Jen Mahoney - Oh wow, what a wonderful thing to be a part of! Gorgeous pictures!

March 5, 2011 - 4:53 pm

Holly - I got chills! You captured such an amazing moment in time for your friend. Beautiful!

March 5, 2011 - 3:23 pm

Terri Gift - So amazing! Thanks for sharing and Congratulations to Megan and family!

March 5, 2011 - 2:24 pm

Nana - Isn’t new life amazing??? Wecome to the world Olivia. May your life road be full flowers..

March 5, 2011 - 2:11 pm

Melody Stiles - So I cried too:) Still am…you did a lovely job, Mandy:)) Just so beautiful:)) There I go again…

March 5, 2011 - 2:09 pm

Ellen - Beautiful :* )

March 5, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Kim Hill - How beautiful. What an amazing thing to be a part of.

March 5, 2011 - 1:57 pm

Aimee Fuller - Beautiful, Mandy!

March 5, 2011 - 1:57 pm

Aimee Fuller - Beautiful, Mandy!

March 5, 2011 - 1:45 pm

Kate - That was absolutely touching and wonderful, Mandy. You did a fabulous job, and congrats to to their family!

Kendall – {Indianapolis/Noblesville Newborn Photographer}

What a perfect sweetheart Kendall was in the studio this morning. This tiny girl was 5 days overdue, but was an absolute angel during our session. Here are just a couple, more to come! Enjoy the sneak peek Indianapolis/Noblesville Newborn Photographer

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March 8, 2011 - 10:08 pm

Melissa - She is so beautiful! I love the one with the headband.

March 7, 2011 - 10:48 pm

Wilson - Beautiful!!!! I cannot wait to meet this little bundle of joy!

March 7, 2011 - 10:45 pm

Laura - She’s so precious!!!

March 7, 2011 - 10:41 pm

Wilson - Such a beautiful baby girl! I can’t wait to meet her!

March 7, 2011 - 11:42 am

Stephanie - Beautiful! Congratulations!

March 7, 2011 - 10:57 am

Diane - Beautiful pictures of a beautiful baby!

March 7, 2011 - 8:18 am

Kelly - Beautiful!!!!!!!

March 7, 2011 - 6:49 am

Missy - Love! But I think Sammie needs to be in the next shoot!

March 7, 2011 - 6:49 am

Daniel - Very cute pictures. I really like the last one on the red blanket.

March 5, 2011 - 7:50 pm

Brandon - Great pictures, Mandy! I love these shots of my little girl!!

March 5, 2011 - 1:51 pm

Lindsay - So sweet!!!:)

March 5, 2011 - 1:21 pm

Aunt Bailey - My favorite niece!!! Love her!

March 5, 2011 - 8:26 am

Great! Aunt Beth - I love these beautiful pictures – quite revolutionary since you two were babies!

March 5, 2011 - 6:37 am

Deb - She is adorable! Miniature hands & feet melt my heart!

March 5, 2011 - 6:31 am

Barb Lute - What a precious gift…so perfect,so beautiful,& so loved!!!

March 4, 2011 - 9:17 pm

Ragan - So precious! Love that little foot in the last one.

March 4, 2011 - 7:29 pm

Salina J - Aw, what a little rosy-cheeked beauty! Great session.

March 4, 2011 - 5:54 pm

Ray Williams - Beautiful pictures of a BEAUTIFUL baby!

March 4, 2011 - 1:59 pm

Candice - So presh <3

March 4, 2011 - 10:49 am

Elizabeth Sethi - So precious! Love #1!

March 4, 2011 - 10:45 am

Katherine - What a beautiful little baby! I especially love that last one.

March 4, 2011 - 9:32 am

Sharon wright - Oh my gosh
She is a real cutie!!

March 3, 2011 - 11:31 pm

Je Neuhaus - Wow. These are gorgeous images of a beautiful little princess. And your color and skin tones are exquisite!

March 3, 2011 - 7:56 pm

Brittany - I can’t wait to see the rest! She’s so beautiful! LOVE these beautiful pictures!

March 3, 2011 - 7:56 pm

Beth - Beautiful pictures! She’s so sweet and adorable!

March 3, 2011 - 7:29 pm

Becky Sosby - Love these!! She is so precious! The last one is my favorite so far. :)

March 3, 2011 - 7:24 pm

Aimee - She looks so adorable and so tiny. Great pics! Love the one with the headband!

March 3, 2011 - 7:09 pm

Jill - We love the pictures!!! We can’t wait to see all of them. Thank you so much :)

March 3, 2011 - 6:56 pm

Pam - very cute!! She looks so peaceful

March 3, 2011 - 6:31 pm

Kim Hill - Awwwwww, so so so sweet. Absolutely love the first shot!

March 3, 2011 - 5:47 pm

Milea - Amazing photos of the cutie! She is precious!

March 3, 2011 - 5:32 pm

Vickie - Beautiful baby & beautiful photos! Love the softness in these.

Gabrielle – {Indianapolis/Fishers Newborn Photographer}

I shared a sneak peek of this sweetie last week but I couldn’t wait to share a few more. Thanks again P family, it was wonderful meeting you! See you soon! Indianapolis/Fishers Newborn Photographer

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March 3, 2011 - 12:24 pm

Jenn - These are beautiful!!! What a gorgeous baby!

March 2, 2011 - 6:52 pm

tamsen - Mandy!!! these are gorgeous! wow! these parents are going to go nuts over their beautiful baby’s images!

March 2, 2011 - 12:07 pm

Tiffaney - I heart her. She is absolutely beautiful.

March 2, 2011 - 9:18 am

Dana - How sweet!! Great work!

March 2, 2011 - 7:32 am

Susan Nawyn - Absolutely love them! The second is my fav.

March 1, 2011 - 6:31 pm

Teresa Wilds - These are absolutely gorgeous! Great work!

March 1, 2011 - 6:07 pm

Theresa Rose ~ Fond du Lac, WI Photographer - What a doll! Great images.

March 1, 2011 - 5:28 pm

Natalie - wow, just gorgeous. Perfection

March 1, 2011 - 4:34 pm

Kim Hill - Oh my word, she is absolutely beautiful. The last one in color is stunning!

March 1, 2011 - 3:28 pm

Bre - So soft and sweet! Gorgeous.

March 1, 2011 - 9:52 am

Andrea - SO precious, I just can’t stand it! These are works of art!

March 1, 2011 - 7:43 am

rebekah - simply perfect! love each one!

March 1, 2011 - 6:24 am

Krysia - She is darling. Beautiful job!

March 1, 2011 - 6:19 am

kristi - She’s beautiful…love these, so soft and pretty.:)

February 28, 2011 - 7:41 pm

Megan - what a gorgeous little girl!! She is just beautiful. <3 the pics

Gabrielle – {Indianapolis/Carmel Newborn Photographer}

Sweet baby G is so beautiful! She was definitely a feisty one for me but I am so glad her parents had faith in me and stuck around 😉 Here are just a couple as a sneak peek… stay tuned for more of this beautiful girl! Congratulations, P family! Indianapolis/Carmel Newborn Photographer

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March 10, 2011 - 5:33 am

Grandpa Ballard - Well…..as the official “gonna spoil her rotten” grandpa…….this has to be the most amazing thing I’ve went through!!! Me a grandfather……….who would have ever thunk it??
Can’t wait to see you this weekend.

All my love,
Dad

February 23, 2011 - 7:14 pm

megan moore - Beautiful little one, great job!

February 23, 2011 - 7:07 pm

jen - adorable! LOVE the first one :)

February 23, 2011 - 6:44 pm

Nance Heidemann - She is adorable! Love her hair!

February 23, 2011 - 8:43 am

Adria Brandt - These pictures are so sweet of baby Gabrielle. Such a perfect baby!

February 23, 2011 - 8:39 am

Christina - I just love her! She is beautiful!

February 22, 2011 - 5:46 pm

Kimberly Marie - Gorgeous images! Love them both :)

February 21, 2011 - 6:45 pm

Jennifer Lauren - Seriously precious!!! Love your images as always!

February 21, 2011 - 5:42 pm

Misty Uhlman - That baby is gorgeous!! What a PERFECT little mouth, so sweet : )

February 21, 2011 - 11:31 am

amy - SO cute!! I love squishy baby images. The headband is just lovely :)

February 21, 2011 - 10:28 am

Elizabeth Sethi - Beautiful work Mandy! She looks so sweet and delicate. Love the white flower headband.

February 21, 2011 - 9:13 am

Tabatha - Ahhh she is a beautiful little angel! Love the tiny headband!

February 21, 2011 - 8:35 am

Sophie Crew - So sweet! I love the soft tone and the gorgeous pink in #1. Perfect posing and composition – beautiful little girl!

February 21, 2011 - 8:34 am

Cindy - these are beautiful, as is the baby! Love the bw one, perfect!

February 21, 2011 - 6:58 am

anette - She’s just such a beautiful little girl. I love that first one of her…such soft pink colors and she has the cutest little mouth. Her skin tones are perfect too. These are just lovely!!!

February 21, 2011 - 4:57 am

Grandma Susie Ballard - Absolutely beautiful. My first grandchild. I will be hanging photos of her all over our house. She definitely brings a smile to your face. Thank you for your patience and I look forward to seeing more of your work. She looks like grandma’s little angel.

February 20, 2011 - 8:50 pm

Grace - I’m biased, because I’m Gabrielle’s mother, but these photos are gorgeous! Mandy, thank you so much for your patience today, I cannot wait to see the rest!

February 20, 2011 - 8:41 pm

Tanja - She is so beautiful!!! I seriously can’t get over her! She was worth all the work. : )

February 20, 2011 - 7:35 pm

Angela D - awwww…what an ADORABLE newborn!

February 20, 2011 - 6:38 pm

Jessica Vaughn - Absolutely gorgeous Mandy!

February 20, 2011 - 6:34 pm

Laura Brett - Adorable Mandy! What a sweetie. :)

Charlie – {Indianapolis/Fishers Newborn Photographer}

I posted a sneak peek of Charlie right after his session, but I wanted to share some more of this sweet little guy. Congratulations S Family, can’t wait to see Charlie grow Indianapolis/Fishers Indiana Newborn Photographer

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February 19, 2011 - 6:57 pm

Deanna - Love these!!! Great job!

February 19, 2011 - 6:01 pm

Kelly Q Spokane WA Photographer - What a cute little man!

February 18, 2011 - 12:45 pm

Shannon Wilkinson - These are just beautiful Mandy. I love them.

February 17, 2011 - 10:19 pm

rebekah - simply sweet. these make me want to hold this sweet baby!

February 17, 2011 - 2:02 pm

Lila - I love these! Such a lovely soft and smooth feel to them and that black and white is just stunning!! Love them all!

February 17, 2011 - 1:29 pm

Katherine - What a beautiful little baby! I especially love the black and white one; so cute!

February 17, 2011 - 1:27 pm

Rosalind - Lovely baby! I just love the delicate tones of the B&W – it works so well with a newborn.

February 17, 2011 - 10:42 am

Krissy Allori - What a gorgeous little baby. I love the light in his eyes and the dimple in his chin in that open eye shot.

February 17, 2011 - 10:28 am

lindsay - Sweet sweet lil baby! you did an amazing job!

February 17, 2011 - 9:17 am

PamN - Precious images of a precious baby – his parents will only love these MORE as he grows, trust me!

February 17, 2011 - 8:14 am

Kim Hill - Oh my goodness – what an adorable little guy. LOVE the one with his hand resting on his cheek. So sweet.

February 17, 2011 - 7:46 am

Clarice - Beautiful lighting! What a cutie pie!

February 17, 2011 - 7:29 am

Amy - What a sweet little guy :) Love these!

February 17, 2011 - 7:21 am

kristi - He’s beautiful! Love that open eye shot!

Owen – {Indianapolis/Fishers Newborn Photographer}

Oh the cuteness is just too much sometimes! Owen was born just 12 days ago and he is just as cute as he can be. He definitely preferred to be wrapped up and snuggled.. but who really can blame him? 😉 Here are just a couple from this morning’s session, more to come! Thank you […]

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February 16, 2011 - 6:50 pm

Clarice - Beautiful! That first one is amazing. Love the lighting and the conversion!

February 16, 2011 - 5:36 pm

Sarah - So gorgeous – what a perfect baby!

February 16, 2011 - 12:48 pm

Tori Piercy - Awww what a gorgeous baby boy! These are fabulous!

February 16, 2011 - 9:25 am

Kristin Rachelle - Love these Mandy!! Beautiful captures.

February 16, 2011 - 9:01 am

lina - Beautiful little fella, gorgeous work.

February 15, 2011 - 10:52 pm

Melissa Klein - What a cutie!

February 15, 2011 - 1:22 pm

kristi - Such a cutie!:)

February 15, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Gretchen - those are very very sweet, really captures that sweet newborn sleep!

February 15, 2011 - 11:42 am

Aimee Fuller - His hair looks so SOFT! What a beautiful baby!

February 15, 2011 - 9:20 am

rebekah - beautiful, so peaceful.

February 15, 2011 - 8:12 am

Cindy - So adorable!

February 15, 2011 - 5:59 am

Susie L - Gorgeous work – LOVE the softness of #2.

February 15, 2011 - 2:22 am

Sophie Crew - Gorgeous! Love your processing in these! Great angles too! Adorable baby!

February 14, 2011 - 3:34 pm

Elle - Beautiful! So soft and adorable!

February 14, 2011 - 2:48 pm

Renee F - Oh my goodness! This adorable baby is my grandson! Beautiful pictures! Can’t wait to get these:)

February 14, 2011 - 2:06 pm

Shanna - so sweet!

February Special – {Indianapolis/Fishers/Noblesville Newborn Photographer}

It’s cold outside and almost Valentines Day which put me in the mood to have a special geared towards snugly newborns Newborn sessions booked in February will receive their session fee applied as a print credit! Babies must be 10 days old or younger to qualify for the special and sessions must take place in […]

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Charlie – {Indianapolis/Fishers Newborn Photographer}

It was a great Monday morning since I got to meet 7 day old Charlie You might remember his mom’s maternity session here. Charlie is just as sweet as he can be. Here is just one for now, more to come soon Indianapolis/Fishers Indiana Newborn Photographer

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February 13, 2011 - 12:16 pm

Elizabeth Sethi - He is just darling…so peaceful!

February 9, 2011 - 7:54 am

Katherine - Just beautiful!!

February 8, 2011 - 2:49 pm

Kelsey {Las Vegas Wedding Photographer} - What a precious little one!!

February 8, 2011 - 2:14 pm

Melissa - What a sweet squishy baby. Love the tones in the blanket and how they work with baby’s skin tone <3

February 8, 2011 - 12:18 pm

Susan - Gorgeous! Perfect lighting!

February 8, 2011 - 9:32 am

Lina - Beautiful work, love seeing it!

February 8, 2011 - 7:30 am

Ragan - So precious! Can’t wait to see more!

February 7, 2011 - 6:07 pm

Ellen - Love it, love it, love it, Mandy!!! Thank you so much for capturing my little love in such a beautiful way!!! This picture makes me teary and I can’t wait to see more :)