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12 Splurge-Worthy Wedding Items When it comes to wedding planning, we know that there are a million and one things to plan for, budget for and pay for. Sticking to a reasonable budget is crucial and one way to ensure you stick to that budget AND walk away from your big day with without regrets […]

For Brides

Mar 11, 2019

For Brides: 12 Splurge-Worthy Wedding Items

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Hello there, bride! Welcome back to our blog series, For Brides, that was created with you in mind. We’re so excited to share the next installment of our blog which is titled “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Best Wedding Day” featuring tips and tricks that think will help you have a more meaningful, more […]

For Brides

Feb 21, 2019

For Brides: 11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Best Wedding Day

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Our Top 7 Reasons To Have a Bridal Session Now that it is off season for us, we are excited to dive back into our special blog series for our brides. This week, I’m talking about 7 Reasons to Have A Bridal Session Before Your Wedding Day. Bridal sessions used to be a luxury item […]

For Brides

Feb 19, 2019

For Brides: 7 Reasons to Have a Bridal Session Before Your Wedding Day

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Back in December, we had the great privilege of capturing some engagement photos for Maisie & Ryan at Windsor Castle Park in Smithfield, VA. Though it was a chilly day, it was still unusually warm for December and so we spent the afternoon wandering around one of our favorite photoshoot locations in the area. Although […]

Engagements / Couples

Feb 7, 2019

Winter Windsor Castle Park Engagement | Smithfield, VA | Maisie & Ryan

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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 […]

Personal

Jan 22, 2019

The C Word | Personal

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Behind the Scenes with Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers, Rowlands Photography Welcome to our annual behind the scenes blog from your favorite Hampton Roads Virginia wedding photographers. We are so excited to share with you some of our favorite behind the scenes images from our 2018 wedding season. As a team, we shot 12 weddings, […]

Behind the Scenes

Jan 15, 2019

Behind the Scenes 2018 | Rowlands Photography & Videography | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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As another year comes to a close, we are shocked to be writing this blog again and recapping another wedding season. This year marks our 4th full wedding season as a husband and wife, Virginia wedding photographers and each year just keeps getting better and better. 2018 flew by in the blink of an eye, […]

Weddings

Dec 31, 2018

Virginia Wedding Photographers | Best of Weddings 2018

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Maggie & Evan’s love story is one of our most favorite that we have ever heard. We were so honored to be a part of their Smithfield Virginia wedding day as they finally became husband and wife. Maggie & Evan met when they were around 10 years old. Their families met due to the military […]

Weddings

Dec 27, 2018

Historic St. Luke’s Church Smithfield Virginia Wedding | Maggie & Evan

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Now that Maggie & Evan are officially married, I finally get to share her bridal portraits with you all! I’ve been holding onto these photos since September and I am SO excited that I finally get to share them. Maggie chose to do a Virginia bridal session with us before her big day when we […]

Bridal Sessions

Dec 27, 2018

Historic St. Luke’s Church Virginia Bridal Session | Smithfield, VA | Maggie

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This year was the first year we decided to hold Christmas Tree Farm mini sessions and it was hit! Twinkle Tree Christmas Farm was kind enough to allow us to host our sessions at their farm in Suffolk, VA. Our clients were able to get their pictures done and then cut down their own tree to […]

Family Sessions

Dec 23, 2018

Christmas Tree Farm Mini Sessions 2018 | Suffolk, Virginia Family Photographer

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