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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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We have been anticipating this South Carolina Lowcountry wedding for almost 2 years, and let us tell you, it exceeded ALL of our expectations. David & Sarah are so near to our hearts because we had the great honor of participating in their love story from proposal, to engagement and finally, to wedding day. Coming […]

Weddings

Jun 15, 2018

Callawassie Island South Carolina Lowcountry Wedding | David & Sarah

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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 […]

Weddings

Dec 28, 2017

Best of Weddings 2017 | Rowlands Photography

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Brenna & Hunter are officially married!! We have been anticipating their wedding day for such a long time that, honestly, we’re a little sad to see it come to an end! We shot Brenna & Hunter’s engagement photos over a year ago in the city they now call home; Richmond, VA. Although this was the […]

Weddings

Oct 5, 2017

A Dusty Blue September Wedding at Springfield Distillery | Virginia Wedding Photographers | Brenna & Hunter |

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Anyone remember these two? Here’s a little refresher: We had the privilege of photographing their sweet proposal in Virginia Beach last September! We had a great time planning out the special surprise with David and getting to capture the moment Sarah said “yes” to marrying him. When it came time for David & Sarah to […]

Engagements / Couples

Sep 26, 2017

David & Sarah | An Uptown Charlotte, NC Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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For those of you who don’t know, we had the great pleasure of photographing Michael’s sister’s wedding day at the beginning of September. Lydia is 4 years younger than Michael and her groom, Seth, is one of Michael’s best friends. This wedding was truly the joining of two families who¬†have known each other for well […]

Weddings

Sep 22, 2017

Lydia & Seth | A Blush Pink & Cream September Wedding |Virginia Wedding Photographers

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The fact that this wedding is on my our blog today brings us such great joy. Sarah & Will are dear friends of ours and we have anticipated their wedding day for many years now. These two chose to have an intimate, backyard ceremony with their just their closest family and friends present to witness […]

Weddings

Aug 31, 2017

Sarah & Will | An Intimate Backyard Virginia Beach Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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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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