welcome to the blog

Birth, Newborn, & Family Photography | Greater Indianapolis, IN

Lifestyle newborn portrait with mom and big brothers in the nursery

How sweet is this little fam! My favorite part about this newborn session, aside from how perfectly angelic miss Norah was the entire time, was getting to see her big bros in their element! I had actually taken family photos for them in the fall…or maybe I should say I ATTEMPTED to take their family […]

read more

Zionsville Lifestyle Newborn Session

I have been meeting so many gorgeous baby girls over the past few months and I’m not mad about it! Getting to hang out with Matt, Colleen, and baby Juliette in their beautiful Zionsville home was seriously such a treat. When Colleen reached out to book their session and told me a bit of their […]

Lifestyle newborn session mom and baby

Well if this little man was not one of the most gorgeous babies I have ever laid eyes on! He was such a perfect little squish (and that thick black hair…my heart). The Banks fam was so incredibly sweet, and don’t even get me started on the big brothers and the way they loved on […]

read more

In home newborn session with dog

Words don’t do justice to this sweet newborn session at home with Benny the goldendoodle baby Norah! 🙂 I can’t even deal with the cuteness. Anyone who knows me knows I have a soft spot for babies and dogs together in one photo, and Benny and Norah did not disappoint! Norah is my niece so […]

There is just something extra sweet about the authenticity of in-home newborn sessions. They are beautifully imperfect and filled with genuine snuggles, laughter, and the occasional craziness (we are being authentic here, after all). I know it can feel overwhelming to think about preparing your home and family for a photographer to come over–especially while […]

read more

Baby girl in crib

There’s just something about in-home newborn photography sessions that will always have my heart. Marley’s session was definitely no exception! She’s also extra special because she was born on my own baby’s first birthday. 😉 Is there anything sweeter than those first weeks as a family of three?? These moments always take me back to […]

blog categories

filter posts by category


birth stories

families + babies

birth education


let's do this!

Submit an inquiry to start the booking process

meet mackenzie

In order to learn more about your family and start creating a session AND end products that will serve you best, I'd love to first hear more about your vision! Tap "INQUIRE" below to fill out a quick questionnaire about your family and your needs, and request a specific date from those available on my calendar. After I receive your inquiry I will reach out within 48 hours (usually sooner) to go over my investment guide with you and answer all your questions before confirming your booking! If you have a specific question in the meantime, shoot me an email anytime at mackenziethadaphoto@gmail.com.


thank you!

your message has been sent and you will be hearing from me soon.

lifestyle newborn & family photographer
greater indianapolis, IN

follow me