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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

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From the moment that we turned on our cameras to begin their Chesapeake engagement session at Great Bridge Locks Park, we knew that Torey & Casey were going to be one of the most fun couples we’ve ever shot. Torey is full of life and energy and Casey perfectly compliments her with his down to […]

Engagements / Couples

Dec 12, 2018

Chesapeake, VA Couples Session | Great Bridge Locks Park | Torey & Casey

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Mariners Museum Engagement Session – Newport News, VA Choosing locations for Katie & Marshall’s engagement session was pretty easy. Katie was certain she wanted half of the session to be done at Lee Hall Mansion and the other half to be a Mariners Museum engagement session. When we showed up to Lee Hall mansion to […]

Engagements / Couples

Nov 7, 2018

Mariner’s Museum Autumn Engagement | Newport News, Virginia | Katie & Marshall

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It’s our favorite blog post of the year: Best of Engagement Sessions 2016! Although we can’t believe that 2016 is already coming to an end, it was one of the best years that we’ve had as a business. We drove over 8,000 miles, to shoot 20 engagement sessions and 15 weddings in just our second […]

Proposals

Dec 26, 2016

Rowlands Photography – Best of Engagements 2016 | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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When I say Kendall & Jordan made our jobs incredibly easy, I mean it. From the moment we started, we knew that this was going to be one of the easiest and most fun engagement sessions we’ve had. Kendall & Jordan have a natural chemistry that truly pops in every photo. They took direction perfectly, […]

Engagements / Couples

Nov 2, 2016

Kendall & Jordan | Mariner's Museum Newport News Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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It was January 2016 when we received an inquiry from Sarah about wedding photography for her 2017 wedding. Sarah & Brad were planning a wedding in Luray, VA and we were so excited about the opportunity to shoot their wedding. We spent month after month emailing back and forth but it wasn’t until last Saturday […]

Engagements / Couples

Oct 25, 2016

Sarah & Bradley | Manassas Battlefields Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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