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After a long off-season, we were so excited to start our 2017 wedding season with Jacqueline & Christian. We had so much fun with these two during their warm February engagement session and we knew that their wedding day was going to be so special. Jacqueline & Christian are so kind and genuine that when […]

Weddings

May 9, 2017

Jacqueline & Christian | Spring Jasmine Plantation Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Where did 2016 go? This year has been absolutely spectacular and we can’t even believe how blessed we are to photograph so many beautiful and amazing couples. As we look back at our favorite images from our 2016 weddings, we are reminded of how honored we are to be a part of someone’s biggest day […]

Weddings

Dec 31, 2016

Rowlands Photography – Best of Weddings 2016 | 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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When I say Kendall & Jordan made our jobs incredibly easy, I mean it. From the moment we started, we knew that this was going to be one of the easiest and most fun engagement sessions we’ve had. Kendall & Jordan have a natural chemistry that truly pops in every photo. They took direction perfectly, […]

Engagements / Couples

Nov 2, 2016

Kendall & Jordan | Mariner's Museum Newport News Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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This engagement session is one that I’ve been secretly looking forward to for years. And not because Hunter & Brenna have been dating for several years, but because I have known Brenna since we were both young teenagers. Shortly after I started doing photography, I had the honor of doing Brenna’s senior photos. A lot […]

Engagements / Couples

Oct 31, 2016

Brenna & Hunter | Downtown Richmond Virginia State Capitol Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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It was January 2016 when we received an inquiry from Sarah about wedding photography for her 2017 wedding. Sarah & Brad were planning a wedding in Luray, VA and we were so excited about the opportunity to shoot their wedding. We spent month after month emailing back and forth but it wasn’t until last Saturday […]

Engagements / Couples

Oct 25, 2016

Sarah & Bradley | Manassas Battlefields Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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When we arrived at the Woman’s Club of Portsmouth, we could instantly feel the excitement. This day had been planned for months and months, and each decoration¬†was intricately thought out down to the smallest of details. The day was finally here! Not only¬†had it been a lengthy planning season, but Katelyn & Jimmy had been […]

Weddings

Jul 27, 2016

Collier Wedding |Dreamy Woman’s Club of Portsmouth Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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