Capturing the Magic of The 4th of July With Your Family

Ready to capture the magic of fireworks this Fourth of July? So am I!! The Fourth of July is one of my favorite days of the year – time with the family, the food, the fun, and of course the fireworks! I’ve had people ask how I capture the sparkler and fireworks photos we create…


Pooch Playoffs Results 2023

Pet Portraits for a Cause Goals. I make them every year. This year, one of my goals for 2023 was to take my time, talent, and treasure to give back to a couple of organizations that are close to my heart. If you’ve seen my IG feed – @theheartsjoyphotography – you know we love our…


Pet Portraits

Pet Portraits. Is your pet a part of your family? Then we’ve got to get him or her on your walls too. Whether it’s a special occasion or you think having your furry family member’s cute face will bring some extra joy to your day. Using professional lighting and backgrounds, I’ll take some time to…


Tween Sessions

Significance  It’s hard to grow up in this world. Having six kiddos has been the best way to open my eyes to the uniqueness of each child and how capturing each of their little details freezes specific moments for us to look back on and shows them just how much they are treasured.   It’s…



The Hearts Joy Sessions  What to expect when booking a session with The Hearts Joy Photography. Before Your Session The Hearts Joy is a full-service photography studio. This means when we are done working together, your cherished images will be on your walls to enjoy every day!  After our initial chat, this photography experience involves…


What to Wear: Family Portraits

Do you feel like your kids are growing up way too fast and you don’t have the time to figure out what to do with digital photos? I have a big family, so I get it! One of the toughest things about having family photos taken is deciding what everyone should wear. Finding the right…