Joy Rachel Photography Blog

I love late nights, real laughs, genuine love, fresh air, and the kind of dream clients like when it comes to going on an adventure. If you're into photos that feel as real as you are, you want your memories made to last, and you'd like to make a friend  in the process, keep scrolling, We can't wait to meet you. 

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Meet Mary! Mary was the sweetest and I loved her personality! When hard times come her way, she is ready with gloves on and a sense of humor to face it all!  She is so beautiful inside and out and her soul radiates with peace! Mary and her family started to tell me a little […]

Meet Christina!  Christina was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colorectal Cancer when she was just 48 years old. She was diagnosed on 09/16 after an emergency surgery for bowel obstruction. I want to quote what she wrote, “To a lot of people cancer is a death sentence.  I refused to even entertain that thought.  I looked […]

Meet Haylea!! Haylea was diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkins Lymphoma when she was 17 years old.  She first started having problems when she had some neck pain and went to the Emergency Room and that’s when she was diagnosed after they ran some tests. Haylea had beat the cancer once, but it came right back […]

Meet Jacquelyn!  Her story has her and her twin sister apart of it.  Jacquelyn was diagnosed with Stage 1 Breast cancer back in 2001 and was cancer free for 7 years.  In 2008 she was diagnosed the second time Stage 2 Breast cancer and since then have been cancer free!! Since there was a history […]

Meet Kim!!  Kim was diagnosed with a malignant lung tumor at the age of 5 years old.  She had repeated cases of pneumonia starting at the age of only 18 months old. In the middle of July in 2003 she was rushed to the ER in Anderson, South Carolina for what they thought was another […]

Meet Melia!  She is a ball of energy and loves life!  Melia was so excited and ready to take pictures in spite of it being 36 degrees outside.  We have had 3 different days of taking pictures and each session I feel like I’ve had a different season.  The first session had alot of greenery, […]

Angelica is such a sweetheart and a Survivor!  Her daughter Daisy saw the Stay Strong ad and entered her mom! I am going to put exactly what Daisy said when she wrote me I saw that you are giving away sessions to cancer patients. My mom is current on her last week of radiation. She […]

I got to meet Rebecca before we had our session because she agreed to go on a news documentary about the Stay Strong Movement.  I adored her!!!  Rebecca is such a genuine loving person and she is currently fighting the fight of her life.  Rebecca has stage 4 colon cancer. Rebecca was born on 05/07/1970 […]

Aaron and his wife Cynthia both wanted to share their story of losing a loved one, their fathers. Aaron ‘s dad Micheal Robinson was born on June 20, 1951 in  Quanah Texas .  He  was married almost 37 years and had a degree in electronics and welding and worked for Cryovac where he was head […]

Cynthia has been impacted by cancer because she has lost a loved one.  Cynthia lost her dad to Thyroid cancer on February 22, 2016.  Her husband and herself both have lost their dads and so they both were apart of our Stay Strong movement and wanted to share their stories of their fathers. Ronald Duarte  […]

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