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  To first look or not to first look, that is the question. Every couple has to make this difficult decision before their wedding day, and we agree it’s not an easy one! While some people are set on doing a first look from the start, others take longer to decide. Many brides feel that […]

For Brides

Mar 27, 2019

For Brides: 8 Reasons To Do a First Look

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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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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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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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It’s here, it’s here! It’s time to recap our best images from our 2017 wedding season! We’re looking back at all of our beautiful weddings with our amazing couples and picking out just a few images from each portion of the day and highlighting them. Guys, it was so hard to narrow down our favorites […]

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Dec 28, 2017

Best of Weddings 2017 | Rowlands Photography

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Ali & Liam’s wedding day was long awaited. With Liam being in the Marine Corps and between deployments, these two had a difficult time nailing down a date for their wedding. Eventually, it all came together and we were so thankful that we were able to accommodate their date change to capture their big day. […]

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Aug 8, 2017

Ali & Liam | A Western Branch Marine Corps Military Wedding | 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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