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 8 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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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!    

Spring Minis 2017

Let’s celebrate April showers and Spring¬†flowers! ¬†We have Spring mini sessions right around the corner, April 8th. ¬†Don’t delay, sign up today! SIGN UP HERE!

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.

beautiful maternity white lace

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.

Valentine Minis 2017

Let the cute come out this year for Valentine’s Day! ¬†Book your session before they are gone — click here

newborn lifestyle photo

Lifestyle Newborn Session

At 6 days old I think this little guy has the modeling gig down! When you do a lifestyle session in someone’s home you aren’t quite sure what you will have to work with but as soon as I saw this table — yes, he is laying on a table — I had to ask…

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Family Fun Newborn Lifestyle Session

Family Fun ~ Newborn Lifestyle Photo Session

There are “moments” when your rowdy almost two-year old can’t sit still. This for sure is going to happen when trying to get a family shot during your newest additions newborn session. BUT, this is real life. Big brother’s contagious laugh and smile is all him so how can it not make you grin?! Is…

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austin newborn and brother photo shoot

Getting that Lucky Shot

Big brother is enjoying this newborn photo session! Somehow it happens‚Ķ call it luck or just a real quick click of the shutter. When you’ve got siblings that are barely two years apart you hope, and pray, to get that one shot mom and dad will love as much as you do <3 ¬†