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When I spoke with Lexi about the idea of doing a branding session with her, I had no idea 1) how much planning there would be and 2) how much I would enjoy it. Being able to step into the every day life of the writer, blogger, speaker and childhood cancer survivor was a great […]

Portraits

Jun 12, 2019

Branding Session | Alexis Judy | Hampton Roads + Richmond Virginia Photographer

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Old Dominion University Graduate 2019 | Halie This beautiful Old Dominion University graduate, Halie, had been following our work for awhile before we ever got her in front of our camera, but we were so excited when she asked us to capture her cap and gown photos! Halie graduated from ODU just two days after […]

Seniors

May 28, 2019

Old Dominion University Graduate 2019 | Halie

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I have been dying to share these beautiful bridal portraits of Nina since the afternoon that we took them. Now that she’s officially Mrs. Miller, I can finally share them! Nina was the most beautiful, elegant and classy bride. Her beautiful wedding to Ben is one that will go down as one of our favorite weddings […]

Portraits

May 31, 2017

Nina Bridal Session | Christopher Newport University | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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So THIS is it! The end of another fantastic year. 2015 was a year full of brand new memories and achievements. Rowlands Photography is officially 1 year old and we had quite the busy year. From weddings to engagements and newborn photos to special portrait sessions, we seemed to always have a camera on us. […]

Weddings

Dec 31, 2015

Rowlands Photography Best of 2015 | Virginia Photographers

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“I want to tell my story and, even though losing my hair was one of the hardest things I’ve had to mentally cope with through this journey, it is part of my story and I don’t want to forget that.” Chandra is a friend, a coworker, a light for the Lord and a fighter. When […]

Portraits

Nov 30, 2015

Chandra | A Special Portrait Session at Oak Grove Park in Chesapeake, VA | Virginia Photographers

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 Don’t you just love friends that will drop everything they are doing and be creative with you? I reached out to Lexi one Sunday afternoon when I was dying to get out of the house and shoot. Well, thank goodness this lady is a natural in front of the camera because we knocked this mini-session […]

Portraits

Sep 29, 2015

Alexis | Portsmouth City Park | Portsmouth, VA | Hampton Roads Photographer

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