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I had the priveldge of taking a few family photos for some long time church family and this week marks their 31st year of Marriage!!! Here are some of my favorites from the shoot! HAPPY ANNIVERSARY BARKERS!! MANY BLESSINGS TO YOU AND MANY MORE YEARS TOGETHER!! <3

Children & Family Portraits

August 25, 2015

Fredericksburg,VA Scott & Brenda’s 31st Wedding Anniversary

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Sooo…there have been crickets on the blog, I know!!! My summer has be CRAZY, and honestly does not wind down until September, but I am so THANKFUL for what God has filled my summer with! Amazing clients, ministry, fun adventures and plenty of laughs! Because it was my birthday yesterday I wanted to do a giveaway […]

PERSONAL

August 1, 2015

BIRTHDAYS & GIVEAWAYS!!!

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For cups of coffee and sitting across the table from a friend For raining mornings For rejoicing with sisters in how great our God is For facing fears For meeting new people who live #communityovercmpetition For hugs from little ones and laughter For answered prayers For golden hour engagement pictures & finding new venues For […]

THANKFUL THURSDAY

June 4, 2015

Thankful Thursday

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I just can’t get over how beautiful everything turned out for our mini spring styled shoot! From the flower crown made by FAITHFUL FLOWERS to the dress made by JENNYLEFLEUR in minutes it was fabulous!  

bridal portraits, WEDDINGS

May 21, 2015

Jennylafleur Saves The Day {Part 2}

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“There was some miscommunication about the dress”. Words you do not want to hear when you are hours away from a little styled shoot you planned weeks in advance. This is what happened earlier this month. Me and a few photography friends of mine were getting ready for a “fairytale” inspired photoshoot. Whith a beautiful floral […]

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May 11, 2015

Jennylafleur Saves The Day! { Part 1 }

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You just never really know what each week, let alone each day will bring! The past few weeks have been a bit slow but last week there was quite a bit going on here with For The Joy Photography! As of last week I officially have 3 more 2015 Couples getting married !!! I am sooo […]

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March 2, 2015

New brides, New locations, and Announcements!

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So, this one time , I got hired to shoot a wedding in Miami, FL. This excited me and scared the crap out of me! It was three years ago, this month, and it was my first time shooting a wedding as the primary photographer! Up until that point I had been an apprentice to […]

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February 22, 2015

This one time…I shot a wedding in Miami { My Photography Journey}

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In an industry where things can be a bit cut throat I have been blessed to meet some incredible people who are kind and supportive. I am loving the photography community that I am becoming more connected with here in Virginia! I have been able to attend a few meet-ups and while at first I […]

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January 27, 2015

Photog Friends!

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So I mentioned over on Facebook that I had recently teamed up with local vendors for a special project, well, this is the result of that project! Some of my local photography peeps and I have done a styled shoot before and decided we should do another one! So, as me and Jaime of Beloved Snapshots Photography […]

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December 31, 2014

WINTER STYLED SHOOT