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Best of Weddings 2021 | Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers Normally, this blog is a kind of “year in review” blog with some photos you’ve seen and others you haven’t, but I realized when I was compiling the images for this blog that I haven’t blogged a single wedding this year. Yikes. Though blogging weddings […]

Weddings

Dec 31, 2021

Best of Weddings 2021 | Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers

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It’s time for one of our favorite blogs of the year – behind the scenes 2021! Year after year, this is a favorite for our clients, family and friends as they get a look behind the scenes of what we do on a wedding day. Even with all the photos we have, it doesn’t even […]

Behind the Scenes

Dec 16, 2021

Behind the Scenes 2021 | Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Hello, friends! It’s been awhile since we’ve updated our blog with any of our recent sessions and weddings, which we hope to get caught up soon, but today we’re coming to you with BIG news. We’ve had the privilege of photographing over 60 weddings over our years in business as a husband & wife wedding […]

Personal

Sep 2, 2021

Rowlands Photography | Big News for 2022

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Best of Weddings 2020 | Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers Wow, 2020, where do I even begin? While the world as we knew it changed seemingly overnight, a few things in this world didn’t and one of those is love. Although it sounds like a cliché, we can’t begin to tell you how different these […]

Weddings

Dec 31, 2020

Best of Weddings 2020 | Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Almost all of our weddings this year have had absolutely beautiful weather and we have been soaking it up. It’s as if God said, “you decided to have your wedding despite what’s going on in the world? I’ll give you the best weather we’ve had all month.” And the same was true for Cristen & […]

Weddings

Oct 22, 2020

Intimate Farm Wedding | Cristen & CJ | Carrsville, Virginia

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If you’re planning a September wedding in Virginia, you pray for the kind of weather that Ashlee & Hunter had on their big day. A high of 64 degrees with a slight breeze was the perfect kind of weather for their outdoor ceremony at Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery. We started the day with […]

Weddings

Sep 23, 2020

Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery Wedding | Ashlee & Hunter | New Kent, VA

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We’d been counting down the days until Julia & Brent’s Williamsburg Winery wedding pretty much since the moment we met them last year. Julia’s smile and laugh is infectious and we loved capturing how Brent looked at her (and patiently cooperated while we took pictures) during their engagement session. We knew after visiting their farm […]

Weddings

Aug 27, 2020

Williamsburg Winery Wedding | Julia & Brent | Williamsburg, Virginia

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After nearly 10 years together, MiKaylah & Will were finally married at Dellwood Plantation in Chesterfield, Virginia on May 16, 2020 surrounded by their immediate family. It was a warm spring day, but the perfect day for them to exchange their hand written vows. Forget high school sweethearts, these two have been together since middle […]

Weddings

May 26, 2020

Dellwood Plantation Wedding | MiKaylah & Will | Chesterfield, Virginia

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When we met up with Kelly & Jarrielle at O’Connor Brewing Co. on March 8th, we had knew that it would be our last session before our little one arrived, but we had no idea that it would be within 24 hours of her arrival (more on that later)! We had been trying to schedule […]

Engagements / Couples

Apr 21, 2020

Norfolk Brewery Engagement | O’Connor Brewing Co. | Kelly & Jarrielle

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Happy Tuesday, friends! We are continuing our blog series “Vendor Spotlight” today, where we interview some of our favorite Virginia wedding vendors and ask them the questions that brides want to know! Today, we’re chatting with Isabelle Russell of Garden Rose Events & Design, which is a full service planning and design company based out […]

For Brides

Feb 11, 2020

3 Ways to Save Money While Wedding Planning | Garden Rose Events & Design

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