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When Scott & Katie asked us to photograph their wedding, we jumped up and down with excitement. After doing their engagement session last fall at Maymont Park in Richmond, VA, we could not contain ourselves! They are MAGNETIC. Their chemistry in their engagement photos is so clear to see and we knew that Katie would […]


Jun 17, 2016

Rhodes Wedding | Pink & Navy Blue June Wedding in Hampton Roads, Virginia | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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To put it simply, Hannah & Alec are magic. Somebody pinch us! There are not enough adjectives to describe how cute/romantic/swoon-worthy this session was. I mean, look at them! Their connection is undeniable and Hannah is so stunning that I’m convinced she could never take a bad picture even if she tried. When Alec looks […]

Engagements / Couples

May 1, 2016

Romantic Ghent Norfolk Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

Downtown Norfolk, Virginia Winter Engagement Session at the NorVa

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When William & Melissa mentioned doing some of their engagement pictures in front of the NorVa, we were thrilled. Not only is the NorVa Theatre a part of how Rowlands Photography came to be, but it is also a memorable location for this lovely couple that spent many nights together enjoying numerous concerts while they were […]

Engagements / Couples

Dec 27, 2015

William & Melissa | A Downtown Norfolk Winter Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Downtown Norfolk never ceases to amaze me with it’s cute little corners and beautiful historic buildings. Each corner you turn leads you to another gem of a building that demands to be photographed. Waterside near Nauticus was the perfect location for this lovely couple’s portrait session. We took a few shots near the historic government […]

Engagements / Couples

Dec 6, 2015

Dave & Chloe | Downtown Norfolk, Virginia Portrait Session at Nauticus

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Joe & Virginia | Engagement Session @ The Pagoda Gardens in Norfolk, VA July 30, 2015​​​​ From the first shot of the evening, we knew that this engagement session was going to be one of our favorites. Virginia & Joe have the BEST smiles and they absolutely glow when they look at each other. I […]

Engagements / Couples

Sep 29, 2015

Virginia & Joe | Engagement Session | Pagoda Restaurant | Norfolk, VA

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