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

Weddings are such a beautiful event to photograph, and this Black Forest wedding was no different! Meet Aundrea and Geoff, the couple that said “I do” to forever!

Blog, Lifestyle, LOVE, Marriage, Wedding

January 7, 2019

A Black Forest Wedding

Family photos are always awesome, but outdoor family photos in colorful Colorado? Those are the next level! Meet the Weiner family, and check out their fun Colorado family photos!

Blog, Family, Lifestyle

January 4, 2019

Colorado Family Photos

One of the many perks of living in beautiful Colorado is having the chance to take family photos out in the snow. I love doing winter family photos, because it looks like you’re in the middle of Narnia! Meet the Braaten family, and take a look at their enchanting winter family photos!

Family, Holiday, Lifestyle

January 2, 2019

Winter Family Photos

For those dreaming of a white Christmas, wanting to be home for the holidays, and ready to rock around the Christmas tree, holiday family photos are a must!

Family, Holiday, Lifestyle

December 30, 2018

Holiday Family Photos

Hannah and Jasper’s’ wedding was filled with a whirlwind of emotions. There was laughter, tears of joy, sadness, and LOTS of love. Hannah and Jasper got married on December 16th, 2017 in Concord, North Carolina and had everything planned out.
At Hannah and Jasper’s wedding I was not the main photographer, or even the second shooter for that matter. I was a guest, but was lucky enough to be a part of the magic that took place that day.

Blog, event, Featured, Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Wedding

January 15, 2018

The Vaughn Wedding

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