Mandi always had an interest in art. She started with drawing, painting and then transitioned into photography, which helped focus her interest for art and technology. Mandi grew up in, and around the town of Collingwood, where she grew fond of being outside and taking photos. Others recognized Mandi's love for photography and encouraged her to pursue it.

She eventually moved to Toronto to study photography and has continued to stay in the GTA since graduating. Mandi has traveled to various countries, such as Chile, Ecuador, and Thailand. She plans on traveling to many other places, including much of Canada as possible.

Mandi primarily photographs landscapes, but she also enjoys capturing portraits.