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We can’t believe we’re here already: posting our maternity photos for Rowlands baby #2! With my due date fast approaching, we thought we’d take some time to share our lovely maternity photos with you all and answer from frequently asked questions. FAQ’s Answered: 1) We do not know the gender of Rowlands baby #2. If […]

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Mar 6, 2020

Our Maternity Session | Rowlands Baby #2 | Regent University

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Happy January, friends! Welcome to a brand new year and a brand new decade! We can hardly believe how fast 2019 went by, but we know that 2020 is going to go by even faster. As we look ahead at our 2020 calendar that is already filled with some BIG things (like having a baby!), […]

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Jan 14, 2020

2020 Calendar + Update | Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Happy 2020, friends! We’re excited to be chatting on the blog today about one of our favorite topics: getting out of debt! Knowing that many people make New Year’s Resolutions about finances, health and new habits, we figured there was no better time than to finally share about our debt-free journey through Dave Ramsey’s Financial […]

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Jan 8, 2020

7 Steps to Getting Out of Debt | Personal

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Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers Hello, friends! Michael & Chelsea here! We hope you’ve had a fantastic summer with your families! We have enjoyed having some time off to spend as a family of three and with our families. August has been a month of staying close to home for us, but we’ve enjoyed our […]

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Aug 28, 2019

August Update + Fall Session News

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Before having Isaiah, I had aspired to be “that mom.” You know, the mom that writes (ON TIME) monthly updates, complete with monthly photos of my perfect, smiling baby. In between each monthly update would be lots of adoring photos taken with my professional camera and edited according to our editing style of Isaiah growing […]

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Jan 22, 2019

The C Word | Personal

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When you’re a full-time wedding photographer, it can be hard to make the time to put yourself in front of the camera. When you’re a full-time husband & wife photographer team, it’s even harder. Since Isaiah has been born, we’ve taken thousands and thousands of pictures of him, but not many of those photos include […]

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Jul 26, 2018

Our Family Photos|Oak Grove Park Chesapeake, VA | Husband & Wife Virginia Wedding Photographers

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For those that don’t like reading lengthy, birth stories, feel free to scroll all the way down to the bottom for photos from our time in the hospital. If you’re reading this, you probably know that we welcomed our son, Isaiah, into the world near the end of November. If you were following along on […]

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Jan 23, 2018

Birth Story: Isaiah Joseph Rowlands

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Throughout the month of December as we approached the start of a new year, we were seeing many fellow photographers and creatives post online about choosing their word of the year for 2018. Up until this year, we had always discussed having a word of the year but we either never got around to choosing […]

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Jan 22, 2018

Word of the Year 2018 | Personal

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Now that our “little one” is officially two days late to their own birthday party, we figured what better time than to share our maternity photos? Last month, we met up with our long-time friend and fellow photographer, Chelsea Ruger, at Regent University for our maternity shoot. We’ve known Chelsea as long as we’ve known one another, […]

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Nov 14, 2017

Our Maternity Session | Chelsea Ruger Photography

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