Maternity, Birth, Newborn, & Baby Photography

Capturing Austin's Beautiful Bellies and Babies!

Welcome to Moments from the Heart Photography Studio! I am studio owner and photographer Sandy Allen. I've been capturing the magic of pregnancy and birth, the sweetness and wonder of newborns, and baby's first year for over 10 years in Austin, TX.

My custom studio sessions are fun and creative. Your maternity photos will be as unique as your pregnancy. My assistant and I will make sure your newborn photography session is relaxed and unrushed - and each photo you choose precious. End your special first year baby photography with a birthday portrait or messy birthday cake smash.

I am available for special, creative pregnancy, newborn, and baby projects. I also provide birth photographer services at Austin-area birthing centers, hospitals, and for home births.

From your beautiful baby belly, the miraculous birth, the images of the newest addition to your family that you can't wait to share, the first incredible year -- these moments are the heart of my professional photography studio. I love what I do, and my passion is creating custom, memorable heirloom portraits for you and your family.
Professional Photographer Sandy Allen

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Precious Princess

I must admit this sage green will always be a favorite for me & this precious princess makes it even better <3

Happily ever after…

Zombie Santa 2018

Join the zombie apocalypse with Santa this holiday season!¬† Austin’s favorite Santa will be joining us for Zombie Santa on Saturday, October 6th.¬† If you are on the hunt to capture the holiday like no other you can book a time with the incredible Meredith Johns & crew of Hawgfly Productions for FX Makeup to…

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Santa Minis 2018

In case you missed the announcement on Facebook we are booking Santa Minis. Head over to the sign up page now before they are gone! Book Santa 2018

may the fourth be with you

May the Forth Be With You

The force is strong in these two… if by force you mean nap-time!

Bluebonnet Minis 2017

Bluebonnets are here, bluebonnets are here! ¬†If you would like to book one of our limited sessions please see link for details: ¬†BOOK NOW!    

cute valentine baby crying

Even when crying he is still cute!

We had a great time doing the Valentine’s mini-sessions. Although not everyone arrived in a Valentine’s mood. I finally got mom’s little Valentine to smile and cooperate, but this photo just turned out too cute not to share.

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Romantic Lace Maternity Photography Session

Here is another recent session favorite of mine. Lace does something so special to a beautiful belly. Thinking about some romantic photos for Valentines? Book now and I’ll help you capture a unique moment that you and your sweetheart will love.

beautiful boudoir maternity

Beautiful Boudoir Maternity Photo Session

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, some of my clients have asked about romantic maternity photos. I’m sharing one of my favorites from a recent session. ¬†Thinking about some romantic photos for your sweetheart?¬†Book now and I’ll help you capture a unique¬†moment that you will both treasure forever.