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Hello friend!! I am so thrilled you are here and browsing the site! Finding the perfect photographer for you and your life long memories is a pretty important task. My style is one that fits well with those that want a timeless, classic, true to life gallery that is full of laughter and joy.

Life has a beautiful way of coming full circle. When Brooke reached out to me about maternity photos my heart did a happy dance. My first paid wedding clients were having a baby and I was asked to capture this next beautiful milestone in their lives. This… this is what this job is all about. […]

Waiting on Sophie

January 8, 2022

I don’t always have time to blog my family sessions but it is such an honor when you get asked to photograph a newborn session, especially for the second time. I was honored to photograph sweet Hattie’s newborn session back in 2018. Here we are in 2021, photographing baby brother’s newborn session. This sweet session […]

Newborn | Graham

October 22, 2021

Fall maternity sessions always have the most dreamy light and this one was no exception! My brother and sister in law are having a BABY!!! My family is over the moon and we can’t wait to meet the new little one in a few short weeks. We went out right after Thanksgiving to capture these […]

Fall Maternity | Knoxville Maternity Photographer

January 18, 2021

fall color maternity session

The planets aligned for something good in 2020 and we got a white Christmas, the perfect backdrop for some snowy Christmas portraits of the Woods Family! This was supposed to be a fall portrait session, but timing didn’t work out and we had to push to later in the year. Ashley reached out a few […]

Snowy Christmas Portraits | Woods Family

December 29, 2020

snowy family portrait

I have been photographing the Gutman family for many years and I love watching these sweet kiddos grow. This year the family has a new baby, Cousin Alice and we had to include her in all the fall photo fun. I see this becoming a tradition!

Gutman & Rollins Family Fall Portraits

November 14, 2020

This sweet boy, Shepard “Shep” Thomas Eriksen couldn’t wait to meet his big brother and sister and made his appearance a little early in late April. Siblings, James and Georgia were so sweet and gentle with baby brother. Shep has the sweetest soft blue nursery full of beautiful morning light. I can’t wait to see […]

Lifestyle Newborn | Shep

June 21, 2020

Blakely is one of my sweet baby plan clients! I absolutely love getting to capture all the milestones of a baby’s first year. If you would like more information regarding a baby plan with Mandy Hart Photo, please contact me today! Baby snuggles are the best. Click HERE to look back at Blakely’s in home […]

Blakely | 4 Months

June 21, 2020

Fall is quickly approaching and now is the time to start booking fall family portrait sessions! I have a feeling fall is going to be an extremely busy season for everyone, as we all try to makeup for lost time during quarantine. I am now booking fall family portrait sessions. Don’t delay contact me today […]

Now Booking Fall 2020!

June 21, 2020

This precious blue eyed boy is 4 months old and I recently visited him and his momma for his 4 month milestone session! Sweet Brigham is a member of my “watch me grow” baby plan. As a member of the baby plan I have the privilege of capturing all of his growth milestone during the […]

Blue eyed boy milestone session | 4 months

March 18, 2020

Meet sweet little Blakely Reese! Blakely has two sweet big sisters! This precious extra blessing came as a bit of a surprise to the Ivie family, who I have had the pleasure of photographing for a couple of years. I loved getting to see these beautiful sisters with their newborn baby sister. Little Blakely doesn’t […]

In home newborn session | Sweet sisters

March 17, 2020

sisters with newborn sister on bed