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Engagement Session Outfit Inspiration for Every Season One of the most popular questions we get after we book a couple for their wedding day photography is, “what do I wear to my engagement session?” Though Pinterest can offer ideas, sometimes we ourselves get a little overwhelmed with all of the many options available. After 4 […]

For Brides

Aug 22, 2018

For Brides: What To Wear To Your Engagement Session

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From the moment we started Emily & Nathan’s engagement session at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia, we knew that it was going to be a lot of fun. Most sessions start out kind of slow as our couples get used to being in front of the camera, but Emily & Nathan started off like they […]

Engagements

Mar 23, 2018

Fort Monroe Engagement Session | Hampton, Virginia | Emily & Nathan

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We can’t believe it, but it’s that time again! As the calendar year comes to an end,¬†we are looking back at our favorite engagement session images from 2017. Our engagement sessions took us all over Hampton Roads, to Richmond and even to Raleigh, North Carolina. While we definitely put some miles on our car between […]

Engagements

Dec 26, 2017

Best of Engagements 2017 | Rowlands Photography

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When we were talking about potential locations for their engagement session, Elizabeth was eager to find a horse farm that we could shoot at. As soon as she found Back Bay Farms, we were sold. The way the light comes through the trees was reason enough for us to love the setting, but the beautiful […]

Engagements

Jul 25, 2017

Elizabeth & Brendon | A Summer Back Bay Horse Farm Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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After a beautiful spring morning engagement session at Fort Monroe a couple of weeks ago, it came as no surprise when Ashley wanted to shoot there for her and Logan’s engagement photos. Fort Monroe is so diverse with its historic architecture and beautiful plants and trees. We knew that even though we were returning very […]

Engagements

Apr 27, 2017

Ashley & Logan | Fort Monroe Spring Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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What better day to do your engagement session than an 80 degree day in February? We couldn’t believe the forecast for the weekend when we began to prepare for Jacqueline & Christian’s session! We tried a couple of different times to set an earlier date for their session, but none of the dates stuck. Turns […]

Engagements

Feb 16, 2017

Jacqueline & Christian | A Winter Windsor Castle Park Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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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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