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Rochester NY Country Club Wedding at Cobblestone Creek CC When we first met Lauren & Zach in Virginia Beach, VA it was for their engagement session at First Landing State Park. Lauren had inquired about getting a session done to capture some engagement memories while they lived in Virginia, knowing that before long they would […]

Weddings

Jul 27, 2019

Rochester NY Country Club Wedding | Lauren & Zach | Cobblestone Creek CC

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Outer Banks Beach Wedding | Shelby & Greg | North Carolina Photographers When we received the email from Shelby stating that she and Greg were engaged and starting to plan their wedding, we were so ecstatic for them! We have known their family for over a decade and photographed her sister’s wedding in the fall […]

Weddings

Jul 16, 2019

Outer Banks Beach Wedding | Shelby & Greg | North Carolina Photographers

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Smithfield, Virginia Engagement Session at Windsor Castle Park | MiKaylah & Will When our original session date got cancelled due to rain, we knew that rescheduling their session to late June mean the weather would be considerably warmer. However, I don’t think any of us were prepared for the 95+ degree temperature of their early […]

Engagements / Couples

Jul 7, 2019

Smithfield, Virginia Engagement | MiKaylah & Will | Windsor Castle Park

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Maisie & Ryan’s big day was a summer wedding dream! The weather was everything you pray for when planning a June wedding. Their Chesapeake, Virginia wedding ceremony was held at the church Maisie grew up in and the church that her dad has pastored at for many, many years. Watching the two of them exchange […]

Weddings

Jun 26, 2019

Chesapeake, Virginia Wedding | Maisie & Ryan | Virginia Wedding Photographer

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Virginia Beach Couples Session | Sarah & Mike | Regent University / Founder’s Inn Having super cute couples in front of our camera will always be our favorite thing. We love wandering around, getting to know them, making them laugh and seeing them naturally interact together. Sarah & Mike were no exception and we had […]

Engagements / Couples

Jun 3, 2019

Virginia Beach Couples Session | Sarah & Mike | Regent University

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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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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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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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