The Journal

Aren’t newborn shoots just taking photos of a cute baby? Not quite! Here’s what you should know about the different types of newborn photo session!

Creative, Lifestyle, Newborn

February 9, 2021

The Different Types of Newborn Photo Session

Not all family photography is human‚Ķ and this little fur baby doesn’t need any introductions! It is Ollie, the mini Goldendoodle. I simply cannot get enough of him! These photos were taken last month and he is now DOUBLE the size he was here. I had some fun ideas, perfect for a puppy, and my […]

Blog, Family, Lifestyle

April 22, 2020

Ollie The Mini Goldendoodle You Didn’t Know You Needed In Your Life…

Ollie the Mini Goldendoodle- Mandy Penn Photography 2020

We are all women. We are young. We are old. We are moms. We are business owners. We kick butt. We are strong. We are worthy. We are bad-asses. We love people. We are accepting. We are an inspiration. We are role models. We are free spirits and over-thinkers. We are wanderers, travelers, home-makers, and […]

Awareness, Blog, Entrepreneur, Lifestyle

March 8, 2020


“Cancer didn’t bring me to my knees, it brought me to my feet.” This quote rings true with EVERY SINGLE cancer survivor I have met and those who continue to fight for their life through it, along with ones we have lost. This lady is a true inspiration and I find myself truly blessed to […]

Awareness, Lifestyle, MILITARY, Uncategorized

June 18, 2019

Relay for Life

10 years = 521 weeks, or 87,672 hours, or 5,260,320 minutes, or 315,619,200 seconds10 years and better looking every day! Just look at these two! Ashlee and Luke have been married for a full decade, that is an accomplishment, in this day of age. You ant tell that their love for each other continues to grow. No, it is not perfect but they are perfect for eachother and you can see all the love in the folloowing images. When you think about how much time goes into it, you get these figures: These two have been through a lot…deployments, moves, a child and so much more!¬†Spending three hundred million seconds married to someone seems like a very long time. Don’t you think? Congratulations on 10 years and I’m so excited to see where the next 10 take you!

Anniversary, COUPLE, Featured, Lifestyle, LOVE, MILITARY, Uncategorized

April 24, 2019

Ashlee + Luke = 315,619,200 seconds

“I believe in marriage, I believe in commitment, I believe in love, togetherness and family.” Meet Aundrea and Geoff! This couple…

Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Wedding

January 7, 2019

Aundrea + Geoff. 11-25-18

“Other things may change but we start and end with family.” Just look at that view….you can tell it was a little chilly but what you cant tell is that, with the wind it felt like 0 degrees! This family were all rockstars!

Family, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

January 4, 2019

Weiner Family- 2018

“I love going home for the holidays and spending time with people who have no choice but to love me” Meet the Braaten Family! The snow was absolutely gorgeous.

Family, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

January 2, 2019

Braaten Family- 2018

“There is no place like home for the holidays.” Meet the Carroll family!

Family, Holiday, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

December 30, 2018

Carroll Family

“A cousin is a ready made friend for life.”

Family, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

October 19, 2018

Tyrer Family