Tag Archives: Mandy Leonards

Dominic – {Indianapolis Newborn Photographer}

I just couldn’t wait to share a couple from this morning’s newborn. He was just perfect during our session! Enjoy your sneak peek… more to come Indianapolis Newborn Photographer

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January 31, 2011 - 6:26 pm

Erin - What a precious little guy. Love the images!

January 28, 2011 - 10:51 pm

Jenn - So adorable! Love that B&W shot!

January 28, 2011 - 8:14 pm

Jules - love that blue … gorgeous!

January 28, 2011 - 5:58 pm

tamsen - super cute! love it!

January 28, 2011 - 11:58 am

Veronica Starr - such a sweet little guy!!!

January 28, 2011 - 10:56 am

Kim Hill - Awwww, so sweet. :)

January 27, 2011 - 11:28 pm

rebekah - precious, just precious!

January 27, 2011 - 2:33 pm

Krissy Allori - Beautiful! That blue in the first one is so rich.

January 27, 2011 - 11:46 am

Charlotte - Just gorgeous, love the black and white shot

January 27, 2011 - 9:21 am

Amy G. - So precious. Lovely work!

January 27, 2011 - 9:06 am

Lisa Kryschuk - BEAUTIFUL!!!! Gorgeous work as always!

January 27, 2011 - 7:50 am

Elle - So sweet!! Beautiful work!

January 27, 2011 - 1:06 am

Jen Mahoney - Adorable, precious, makes me want a newborn again!

January 26, 2011 - 11:26 pm

Ragan - Ahhhh, what a sweetie! I just want to cuddle him.

January 26, 2011 - 6:27 pm

rose - Love the second image! So cute

January 26, 2011 - 5:29 pm

kristi - So cute. Love the blue!

January 26, 2011 - 5:01 pm

Kelsey {Las Vegas Wedding Photographer} - What a cutie! Lovely!

January 26, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Lila - Gorgeous images!! I can’t wait to see the rest! I’m loving that blue!

January 26, 2011 - 1:56 pm

lindsay - Cute lil man! Love it!

January 26, 2011 - 12:43 pm

Laura Brett - What a handsome boy! Great job Mandy.

Just a day – {Indianapolis/Fishers Child Photographer}

I am a full time photographer…. but I am also a full time mommy to my 2 year old daughter Bella. Balancing work and family isn’t always easy but I love both dearly, and with the help and support of my wonderful husband and business partner, we make it work. However, one of my goals […]

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January 26, 2011 - 8:04 am

Holly - I love these. So simple and real, yet such a great way to document your family. I need to follow your example and start doing the same!!!

January 25, 2011 - 6:29 pm

Ashleigh-Faye - I can relate.. Love these. What a cuite pie and great shots!

January 25, 2011 - 1:47 pm

Susie L - How sweet your little girl is! I need to take more pictures like this!

January 25, 2011 - 1:30 pm

Ragan - Your daughter is adorable! It is hard to remember to photograph the every day things, thanks for the reminder.

January 25, 2011 - 1:27 pm

Melissa Stottmann - What a beautiful shots from a day just being around the house :) It’s a good reminder to everyone to take pictures on days when “nothing” is happening because they will certainly be fantastic memories <3 Gorgeous little girl – and pups 😉

January 25, 2011 - 1:07 pm

Andrea - What fun lifestyle photos! Such a treasure!

January 25, 2011 - 11:55 am

Melody Stiles - I just want to kiss the baby and the puppies!

Valentines Day Boudoir Marathon – {Indianapolis Boudoir Photographer}

I don’t normally post many boudoir photos on the blog because I don’t want to offend any of my baby and family readers…. so… if you are one of those, you may want to skip this post 😉 However, I find boudoir photography to be beautiful, tasteful and so much fun! We hosted another boudoir […]

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January 25, 2011 - 10:14 am

Kelly Mendoza - That is GORGEOUS! I love the angle too!

January 25, 2011 - 6:06 am

kristi - LOVE!

January 24, 2011 - 8:45 pm

Jaidean - Gorgeous!

January 24, 2011 - 2:34 pm

Salina J - Gorgeous!

January 24, 2011 - 2:16 pm

Holly - Sexy!! Great job!

January 24, 2011 - 1:46 pm

Tori Piercy - Wow, stunning!

January 24, 2011 - 12:23 pm

Kristi Mangan - gorgeous!

January 24, 2011 - 12:03 pm

Georgia - Hot! Great job!

January 24, 2011 - 11:34 am

Courtney Jozsa - WOWZA! Great shot Mandy!

January 24, 2011 - 10:01 am

Amanda - So sexy! Love the angle.

January 24, 2011 - 9:31 am

Susie L - Love it – gorgeous!

January 24, 2011 - 7:46 am

Julie Kraai - Ooh la la! This is fantastic! Great work! What a great V-day gift! :)

January 24, 2011 - 6:04 am

Megan - gorgeous!!! <3

Shannon & Jason | {Wedding and Engagement Photographer}

Another winter engagement session— I won’t lie it was really cold during this session, but we waited for some snow to be on the ground and had a great time I’ve known Shannon for about 12 years now (which, ahem makes me feel really old haha). I am so excited that she has found the […]

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January 30, 2011 - 7:06 pm

Andrea - Too cute! I love that they’re outside in the snow. So pretty!

January 30, 2011 - 6:05 pm

Windi - Shannon and Jason look fantastic and I am in love with those dog! Great Job :)

January 30, 2011 - 5:22 pm

Michael - Love the picture of Oliver, and you both look great too! Ha! You look wonderful!!!

January 26, 2011 - 7:21 pm

Adrian - Great photos,you are very brave to have done them in the snow:)

January 26, 2011 - 6:54 pm

Jason - Thanks again for braving the cold with us Mandy. The pictures turned out great. I’m glad there were some with my eyes open. lol

January 26, 2011 - 12:36 pm

Jennifer B - These are amazing!

January 24, 2011 - 9:44 am

Mary Lynn - Very nice!

January 24, 2011 - 9:35 am

Danielle Cooper - LOVE these!! I think my fave is the second to the last one with Shannon’s scrunched up nose – that’s so her!!

January 24, 2011 - 8:39 am

Renee - Great Photos, Congrats Shannon!

January 23, 2011 - 5:08 pm

Sarah W. - Love love love the pictures!

January 23, 2011 - 4:07 pm

Jackie H - So cute you guys!!

January 23, 2011 - 2:05 pm

Linda Pope - I love the photos! You did a fantastic job of capturing their personalities.

January 20, 2011 - 4:37 pm

Laura Davis - Love them!! What great pictures Shannon and Jason!

January 19, 2011 - 12:46 pm

Becky - Great photos, Shannon! Can’t wait to see how the photos of wedding flowers turn out. So excited to work with you! :)

January 19, 2011 - 8:04 am

Jen P. - Beautiful captures!! You rock the snow pics!!

January 18, 2011 - 6:26 pm

Kristin Murray - Love the pictures…especially the ones with Oliver and Storm! :)

January 18, 2011 - 3:03 pm

Courtney Martin - Loved the photos!! So happy you waited for some snow~ They are lovely!

January 18, 2011 - 11:03 am

Alan - love the black and white third one down

January 18, 2011 - 10:39 am

Jill M - Very good! Love them all…

January 17, 2011 - 11:27 pm

becky - These are gorgeous!

January 17, 2011 - 6:42 pm

Salina J - These are so sweet, they look really happy and fun!

January 17, 2011 - 6:37 pm

Rebekah Ward - They are all so beautiful!! Love that you included Oliver and Storm!

January 17, 2011 - 6:29 pm

Bryan Cox - Awesome photography. Very creative :)

January 17, 2011 - 6:28 pm

Carolyn Hamilton - What beautiful pics. So sweet that you included your doggies in a few of them.

January 17, 2011 - 6:16 pm

Angie Jackson - These pics are so adorable! I can’t wait to see the wedding ones later this year 😉

January 17, 2011 - 4:22 pm

Diane Rinne - Fabulous pictures!!! They capture the essence of Shannon and Jason!!

January 17, 2011 - 4:16 pm

Jason Lannan - Love the pictures. I will be seeing you both at the wedding +1.

January 17, 2011 - 4:11 pm

Katie - These are awesome! Can’t wait for the wedding. AND, Jason looks like he had F-U-N!!

January 17, 2011 - 3:28 pm

Sheila Hopkins - Great pictures!

January 17, 2011 - 3:22 pm

Cinn Lee - Couldn’t be more beautiful…gorgeous couple, breath-taking surroundings, cuddly doggies…fantastique, Mandy!

January 17, 2011 - 2:27 pm

Ashley Rhea - I love these pictures!! Awesome Job!

January 17, 2011 - 11:18 am

brianne brose - These are gorgeous! Loving all the snow! And what a beautiful couple!

January 17, 2011 - 10:41 am

Courtney - Mandy these are lovely!!!!!!!!!!!! Great job!!!!!!

January 17, 2011 - 9:11 am

Rosie - These are so beautiful! What a gorgeous couple and such stunning photographs. Wow!!

January 17, 2011 - 6:16 am

Sheila Mueller Keck - I love the photos! Can’t believe how well the dogs looked like they behaved for their family photo!

January 16, 2011 - 11:00 pm

Andrea Payne - Great pics guys!! Can’t wait to see pics from the big day :)

January 16, 2011 - 9:17 pm

Jordan - Shannon you two look so happy! Mandy you did a great job capturing how much in love they are! The pictures are great!

January 16, 2011 - 8:51 pm

Dessie - I love them. You look gorgeous Shannon…so happy!

January 16, 2011 - 8:28 pm

Megan - Shannon–you are going to make a GORGEOUS bride!! love the pics Mandy!

January 16, 2011 - 8:16 pm

Heidi R. - Gorgeous! Nice work.

January 16, 2011 - 7:53 pm

Julie - LOVE them!

January 16, 2011 - 7:48 pm

Christy O. - love them all! They look VERY much in love!! You captured them well!

January 16, 2011 - 7:44 pm

Shannon - Mandy, These turned out great! I love them all! My favorite is the one with the dogs. We may have to get that one on a canvas no matter what. :) Thank you so much for making it so fun!

January 16, 2011 - 7:44 pm

peggy marks - love em!!

January 16, 2011 - 7:09 pm

Becca Kaye - No matter what or where you nail it Mandy!!! Love them

January 16, 2011 - 6:26 pm

Jodie - Wonderful work. Love your locations too.
:)

January 16, 2011 - 5:19 pm

rose - Love the location! Gorgeous images!

January 16, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Gretchen - You have such a way of capturing connections – these are amazing. The dogs are gorgeous and I love the attention to detail of matching the blanket to their fur.

January 16, 2011 - 2:28 pm

Shannon Wilkinson - These are beautiful Mandy. I love the lighting in the last shot. It gives it such an ethereal feel. Gorgeous, as always.

January 16, 2011 - 1:46 pm

Stephanie - These are fabulous! They do just look so happy!

January 16, 2011 - 1:36 pm

Sarah - These are lovely – I can really tell how happy and in love they are. Great job!

Wall Displays | INDIANAPOLIS/FISHERS/CARMEL PHOTOGRAPHER

It’s a digital age and the most common question I get asked by potential clients is how much a disc of images costs with printing rights. People want to be able to print their photos some place less expensive without a time constraint. I do understand this, I do… which is why I do offer […]

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December 11, 2010 - 6:07 pm

Becca Kaye - great post mandy!!!

December 11, 2010 - 5:28 pm

Robin - Awesome post, sure is great to see examples!

December 10, 2010 - 5:28 pm

Tori Piercy - Great post! Big is awesome!

December 10, 2010 - 7:58 am

Lisa Kryschuk - GREAT POST!!!!! What a great way to show off why bigger is so much better! AWESOME pics too!

December 9, 2010 - 8:33 pm

Aimee - I love this post! Great options and a great way to show clients how it all works with canvases.

December 9, 2010 - 1:42 pm

Sophie Crew - Perfect examples of why bigger is better! Gorgeous shots!!!

December 9, 2010 - 12:31 pm

Lina - Great demonstration and examples, love it!

December 9, 2010 - 11:39 am

Rosie - Great demonstration! Really impressed.. and given me food for thought for my own home too!

December 9, 2010 - 8:59 am

Katherine - What a great way to show what the sizes really look like on a wall in real life! And it’s so true that it’s best to decide on the size picture relative to the wall space and furniture.

December 9, 2010 - 12:36 am

becky - beautiful!

December 9, 2010 - 12:11 am

Brun - Wonderful post mandy!

December 8, 2010 - 11:58 pm

Shannon Wilkinson - Wow! What a great visualization of the difference! Beautiful wall displays too.

Shan

December 8, 2010 - 11:07 pm

Kelsey Anderson - I really like this display!

December 8, 2010 - 8:21 pm

Megan Drane - WONDERFULLY presented! It shows it so well.

December 8, 2010 - 12:59 pm

CJ Wilkes - Very nicely done!

December 8, 2010 - 12:28 pm

Scarlett - bigger is better, awesome post!

December 8, 2010 - 12:22 pm

Renee - I need to borrow this post! 😉

December 8, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Sarah - This is so helpful – and beautifully illustrated!

December 8, 2010 - 12:03 pm

Megan - LOVE all these ideas!!!!! especially that last one 😉

December 8, 2010 - 11:59 am

Lori - What a helpful post – I’m always amazed at people who think a single 8×10 is suitable for over a fireplace :)

December 8, 2010 - 11:47 am

Tonya - GREAT advice!

December 8, 2010 - 11:40 am

Angela - These are great Mandy. :) Very cool how you put those together. :)

Lindsey & Alex trash the dress | WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

We captured this amazing couple’s wedding back in July and it was absolutely wonderful to see them again for a trash the dress session. Even more in love than they were on their wedding day, these two were perfect models. I love these sessions mostly because they are so much more relaxed and natural and […]

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November 7, 2010 - 5:46 pm

Robin - Gorgeous, what a beautiful couple and amazing shots!

November 4, 2010 - 12:46 pm

Gretchen - Wow, these blow me away! I love the idea of a more casual shoot with the wedding dress. The one in the tall grass is to die for!

November 3, 2010 - 5:55 pm

Sarah - Love these – what a happy and gorgeous couple. Beautiful work, Mandy.

November 2, 2010 - 11:27 pm

rebekah - love that 2nd one! they look so perfect for each other. great work!

November 2, 2010 - 8:10 pm

Robbie - OH SAWEET! Love these – that last one is superb!

November 2, 2010 - 8:05 pm

Elizabeth Sethi - I love these sessions. The light is gorgeous, and I love the urban feel. Well done.

November 2, 2010 - 6:36 pm

Jane Eaton Hamilton - Such a great session. Totally fun. Great looking couple!

November 2, 2010 - 5:47 pm

PamN - So fun and modern! Love them all!

November 2, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Rosie - Oh wow, these are amazing!! Incredible work with such a gorgeous couple. Wow!!

November 2, 2010 - 10:42 am

Tracey - Beautiful!!

November 2, 2010 - 10:35 am

Julie Wagoner - Beautiful! That first shot is breathtaking!

November 2, 2010 - 9:34 am

Katie - That last shot is epic.

November 2, 2010 - 9:27 am

Susie l - What fun – love the one of her on the tracks laughing!

November 2, 2010 - 9:11 am

CJ Wilkes - These are great. I really love the last one where she is looking back as they are walking away. Beautiful.

November 2, 2010 - 8:30 am

jennifer adams - these are beautiful! love the warm colors and lighting!

November 2, 2010 - 7:31 am

Shanna - SO pretty! These are great!

November 2, 2010 - 6:50 am

Aimee - The first one is so pretty! Love these, Mandy!

November 2, 2010 - 6:17 am

Tori Piercy - How fun!!! Love the lighting and all the expressions you captured! She’s beautiful!

November 2, 2010 - 5:19 am

Megan - ooohhh I love them! Lindsey looks gorgeous and that last one is breathtaking! 😉

November 2, 2010 - 5:12 am

Amanda - These are so gorgeous and fun. Beautiful light.

The Perfect Picture | INDIANAPOLIS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

The following blog post was written by my dear friend and licensed Esthetician, Megan Raymont. I often get asked what people should do in terms of make-up when preparing for your photo shoot. its easy to say “wear whats natural for you”, but the truth is that there are professional tips to make-up application that […]

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May 7, 2010 - 6:43 am

lindsay koehler - Great tips!

April 19, 2010 - 2:03 pm

Julie - This is super helpful–thank you!

April 10, 2010 - 6:28 am

I’ve Been Featured! | MakeupbyMeganAlexis - […] that you should go and check out! Thanks to Mandy Leonards Photography for thinking of me!  Tricks and tips you need to know. Posted on April 10, 2010 at 9:28 am in […]

April 4, 2010 - 6:58 pm

giovanna - Great pointers!

April 4, 2010 - 6:57 am

Casey - This is an awesome article, thanks!

April 1, 2010 - 8:02 pm

Jen - Thanks for the tips!

April 1, 2010 - 6:47 pm

Laura Brett - Great read Mandy!

April 1, 2010 - 10:41 am

Beth - Great tips!

April 1, 2010 - 9:19 am

Trisha - Great post Mandy! Enjoyed reading your tips!

April 1, 2010 - 9:17 am

Tawney - Greap tips! Thanks!

April 1, 2010 - 9:05 am

Michelle Barnes - Great tips!

April 1, 2010 - 8:31 am

Hannah - Great advice!

April 1, 2010 - 5:37 am

Krysia - Great tips! Thanks for posting this!

Valentines Day Mini Session with Chase – Indianapolis Family and Child Photographer

I had the pleasure of photographing 4 year old Chase in a mini-session today. Chase was so much fun to meet and so well behaved! He made my job easy, and he will be getting some of these fun Valentines to hand out at school! Enjoy your sneak peek!

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January 20, 2010 - 4:56 am

Jenny - oh he is really cute!

January 19, 2010 - 8:59 pm

Becca - Love your card, what a cutie pie!

January 19, 2010 - 7:27 pm

kelly - Cute card!!! And I love the black and white shot of him laughing- so sweet!

January 19, 2010 - 6:26 pm

Malisa - love the colors in these!! what a cutie!

January 19, 2010 - 12:53 pm

Trisha - Adorable shots! Great job!

January 19, 2010 - 10:33 am

Leslie - These are great! I love them!

January 19, 2010 - 8:36 am

Judie Zevack - Loved these!! What a handsome boy!

January 18, 2010 - 11:47 pm

veronica starr - super cute, love the b/w!

January 18, 2010 - 9:24 pm

Kim K. - These are awesome!! Love the second shot and the card is super cute!

January 18, 2010 - 7:43 pm

shawna - These are soo CUTE!!!!

January 18, 2010 - 7:28 pm

Kim - Awwwww, what a sweetie! I love these Mandy!

January 18, 2010 - 3:33 pm

Sari - These are great Mandy! Love the cards too!

January 18, 2010 - 10:43 am

brunilda - Left a comment on your FB. I really love these. Amazing clarity.

January 18, 2010 - 8:05 am

Dana Monticelli - Very cute!! That card is adorable!

January 18, 2010 - 7:12 am

Stacey - What a handsome young fellow! Love the card – awesome job!

January 18, 2010 - 6:32 am

Lisa - what a cutie! Love the card!

January 17, 2010 - 9:50 pm

Melissa - These are so cute, Mandy! Great job.

January 17, 2010 - 9:37 pm

Deanna - YAY! fun session.. i have yet to do ANY of mine.. I love the colors of these!

January 17, 2010 - 8:43 pm

Sharon - What a little sweetheart! The lighting is perfect!