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Welcome to Full of Joy Photography

Welcome to Full of Joy Photography where our specialty is photographing Joyful people.

Lindsey Vavra owns and operates her boutique studio located in Harlingen, TX.  Lindsey's passion for the art of photography started when she had her first child.  She remembers taking her old 35mm camera and snapping away constantly to preserve that memory.  She has since studied through the New York Institute of Photography and continues to attend many workshops and seminars taught by prestigious photographers.  In 2005, Lindsey started her business out of her passion for creating art and life long memories through photography.

Lindsey is a wife and mother of two awesome little boys ages 8 and 4.  She understands deeply how important it is to capture those memories of your precious little ones before they grow and the sweetest moments have passed.  Lindsey's passion is to capture precious memories for you while providing a Joyful experience.  We promise to cherish these fleeting moments with you.

Hugs to you all!

"Let those also who love Your name be Joyful in You" -
Psalm 5:11

Miss M{By:Lindsey Vavra/Rio Grande Valley Professional Photographer}

This sweet little doll and her precious brother ventured down from McAllen for M’s newborn session!  They both did GREAT!

Little M has perfect skin for a newborn!  And is SO ADORABLE!  I snuck in as many snuggles with both kiddos as I could.

Here are a few of mom’s favorite images and a few of mine!

I look forward to watching these precious kiddos grow!

Mom says this is a face that Mr. H makes often.  Too cute!

Lil’ Stud!

So SWEET!!!!!!!!

Mr. A {By: Lindsey & JJ Vavra/Harlingen Professional Photographers}

Lions and Tigers and Bears OH MY!

This precious little guy has a daddy that sure loves him and loves animals too!  Not only does dad have a zoo of live animals but he had lots of animal props for his son’s newborn session.  Although my “sleepy baby magic” did not work for this session, we all loved the results. Too much fun!

What a cutie!  We look forward to watching him grow and doing a session with him and some of his real animals soon!

S Turns 1! {By:Lindsey & JJ Vavra/Rio Grande Valley Professional Photographers}

It was such a pleasure to get to work with this beautiful family!  JJ and I truly think that Mr. S is one of the happiest little boys we have worked with.  Such a cutie! His eyes just smile!

I hope you enjoy these images! They should make you grin from ear to ear!

Mr. Football :) {By: Lindsey & JJ Vavra/Harlingen, TX Professional Photographers}

Now that this little guys announcements have been sent and his order is complete, I can share his adorable images!

He was so much fun to work with and I just adore his parents.  They are really a neat family that LOVES their little boy so much!

Thank you G family for allowing us the opportunity to work with you!

I love them all, but I think maybe this one is my favorite.  Dad was very excited about the session and he wanted me to get him in a bucket or a basket.

So sweet!

So small in daddy’s arms!

I just love the ALL natural look!

Sweet Family!

This is the collage I made for them.  I just LOVE it!

Little Ms. I {By:Lindsey & JJ Vavra/RGV Texas Professional Photographers}

This little princess is just too cute!  We had so much fun working with her and her beautiful family!!!   Although she only wanted her daddy the entire session, she did great! :)

Thank you T family for allowing us the oppurtunity to capture your baby girl and her sisters!  It has truly been a pleasure!

Here are a FEW of her parents selected images.  We all had such a hard time selecting their order.  It was hard to say no to this pretty face!!!

Ms. I with her sisters, so happy!

Bravo!  We just loved this smirk!

This seemed to be everyone’s favorite, she truly gave us a variety of smiles and smirks that were simply adorable!

Cute little monkey face!

Not only are they beautiful, they are super sweet!

Precious Brothers {By: Lindsey & JJ Vavra/ Harlingen, Texas Professional Photographers}

I just had a great time working with these adorable brothers.  Little R was asleep during the first part of the session but woke up just as happy as could be!   AMAZING! And SO CUTE!!!

Here are just a few of my favorite images from their session.

Thank you G family for letting us capture your precious boys!

Mr.S solo…such a stud!

Mr. R awake and ready to play with big brother.

I LOVE this one!

Such a cute and happy boy!

My favorite shot of the day!

We had to do some fun shots playing in the field too for this sweet little guys 1 year session.  He was not a huge fan of the grass, but he LOOKS so adorable!!!

Sweet Baby L {By:Lindsey Vavra/Harlingen, TX Professional Photographer}

What a beauty!  Her lips are just to die for!!!

We so enjoyed working with her and her precious family.  Her aunt was a special help and I think she loved being involved!

Thank you E family for allowing us the opportunity to work with you precious baby girl!  Can’t wait until her next session!

This is one of my new newborn “outfits”.  It was perfect for her and her owl room.

Sweet little angel was full of smiles.

Love the smile and the colors!

In the bow daddy picked out.