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Wow, how is it already the last day of 2019? I’m sure I’m not the only one saying how fast this year went, but man, it really went by fast! One of the reasons is because we have a 2 year old that keeps us very busy all.the.time, but another reason is because of our […]

Weddings

Dec 31, 2019

Best of Weddings 2019 | Virginia Wedding Photographers

christmas tree farm mini sessions chesapeake virginia family photographer

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For the second year in a row, Rowlands Photography hosted Christmas tree farm mini sessions and we had a great time! Last year, we hosted at a tree farm in Suffolk, but this year we hosted the sessions at Historic Greenbrier Farms in Chesapeake and we loved it! Sixteen families came out over 2 days […]

Family Sessions

Dec 23, 2019

Christmas Tree Farm Mini Sessions 2019 | Chesapeake, VA | Historic Greenbrier Farms

behind the scenes hampton roads virginia wedding photographer

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It’s that time of year again where we share our favorite behind the scenes images from our 2019 wedding season! We can’t believe we’re only 2 weeks away from the end of the year! 2019 was a whirlwind for us, even though we took on less weddings this year. Somehow, the year still flew by […]

Behind the Scenes

Dec 17, 2019

Behind the Scenes 2019 | Rowlands Photography | Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers

in home newborn family lifestyle session virginia photographer

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What an honor it was to capture this beautiful in home newborn session for the Collier Family! Katelyn & Jimmy are past clients of ours and it feels like just yesterday we were photographing their beautiful Woman’s Club of Portsmouth wedding. It’s been three years since their wedding day and they (finally!) introduced their newest […]

Family Sessions

Dec 10, 2019

In Home Newborn Lifestyle Session | Collier Family

locks park chesapeake couples session hampton roads virginia wedding photographer

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When Haley reached out to us about doing their Chesapeake couples session, we were so excited! Haley & Andrew have been married since January of this year, but with the rushing around of the Navy, moving and getting Andrew into OSC school, they didn’t have the opportunity to do engagement photos before their big day. […]

Engagements / Couples

Nov 26, 2019

Great Bridge Lock Park Chesapeake Couples Session | Haley & Andrew

hampton roads virginia fall photoshoot location ideas

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Living in Hampton Roads Virginia has it’s many upsides throughout the year, but one of the downsides is that it can be difficult to find a beautiful fall photoshoot location. Because the seven cities (Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Hampton & Newport News) are all so close to the Atlantic Ocean, we don’t often […]

Photography

Nov 19, 2019

Hampton Roads Virginia Fall Photoshoot Locations

suffolk engagement session hampton roads virginia wedding photographer

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We are so excited to be sharing this sweet, golden hour, Suffolk engagement session on the blog today because it’s one of our favorites we’ve done this year! Julia & Brent invited us to their future home last Sunday to capture their engagement on land that has been in Brent’s family for many years. Shooting […]

Engagements / Couples

Nov 6, 2019

Suffolk Engagement Session | Julia & Brent | Virginia Wedding Photographers

lone star lakes engagement suffolk virginia wedding photographer

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When Cristen & CJ brought up the idea of going to a local park that they frequented throughout their relationship, we were all for it. Lone Star Lakes Park in Suffolk, VA proved to be the perfect backdrop for their sweet engagement session and it was all but deserted the day of the session, which […]

Engagements / Couples

Nov 5, 2019

Lone Star Lakes Engagement Session | Cristen & CJ | Suffolk, Virgina

pagoda garden ghent norfolk virginia engagement wedding photographer

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There’s just something about the Pagoda Gardens and Freemason District of Norfolk that is stunning year round. No matter the weather, it seems there is always something alive and blooming which makes doing photoshoots later in the year here extra easy. We loved this Norfolk Freemason engagement session with Tiffiny & Alex and had a […]

Engagements / Couples

Oct 25, 2019

Norfolk Freemason Engagement | Tiffiny & Alex | Pagoda Gardens

shifting sands virginia beach navy wedding by hampton roads photographers

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This beautiful Shifting Sands Navy wedding was definitely a favorite for us. Heather & Cody’s wedding day was absolutely beautiful from start to finish. Not only was the weather perfect and their portraits turned out phenomenal, but the the union of these two souls was so beautiful to witness. Heather & Cody had been excitedly […]

Weddings

Oct 23, 2019

Shifting Sands Navy Wedding | Heather & Cody | Virginia Beach, VA

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