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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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After several months of planning, we finally got to meet up with Amanda & Mike for their engagement session at Pleasure House Point by the Brock Environmental Center. Although it was a breezy 60 degree day, the temperature had dropped down to about 40 degrees by the time the sun went down. And when you’re […]

Engagements / Couples

Apr 11, 2018

Pleasure House Point Shore Drive Engagement Session | Virginia Beach, VA | Amanda & Mike

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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 / Couples

Jul 25, 2017

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

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I have truly been awaiting the day that I got to have Bria in front of my camera and it FINALLY came. Bria and I used to work together doing that “retail life” when I moved back to the area in 2014. We met and instantly connected over our love for photography. She even came […]

Engagements / Couples

Jul 21, 2017

Bria & Justin | A Golden Summer Windsor Castle Park 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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On one of the last days of October and over 8 years after meeting one another, it was finally Kendra and Corey’s wedding day. The getting ready rooms were buzzing with excitement as the hours narrowed down to the highly anticipated union of this sweet couple. We started the day with Kendra and her bridesmaids […]

Weddings

Nov 6, 2016

Kendra & Corey | An Autumn Greenbrier Country Club Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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