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first landing state park 64th street virginia beach engagement session

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Though we have photographed many sessions around Hampton Roads, we had never photographed an engagement session at the 64th Street entrance to First Landing State Park. Imagine our surprise when we saw so many beautiful scenic (and somewhat private) spots in one location! After having so many recent sessions watched by other people, it was […]

Engagements / Couples

Jul 29, 2020

Virginia Beach Engagement Session | First Landing & 89th Street | Caroline & Joe

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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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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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┬áDon’t you just love friends that will drop everything they are doing and be creative with you? I reached out to Lexi one Sunday afternoon when I was dying to get out of the house and shoot. Well, thank goodness this lady is a natural in front of the camera because we knocked this mini-session […]

Portraits

Sep 29, 2015

Alexis | Portsmouth City Park | Portsmouth, VA | Hampton Roads Photographer

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