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We can’t believe that Amanda & Mike’s wedding at Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery has already came and passed! It seems like just yesterday that we were doing their engagement session on the beach in Virginia Beach. Before we knew it, it was already November and we traveling up to Richmond, Virginia to start […]

Weddings

Nov 15, 2018

Vineyard Estate New Kent Winery Wedding | New Kent, Virginia | Amanda & Mike

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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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With all the rain that we’ve had in Hampton Roads, we were not confident that we would shoot a single wedding this year that didn’t have a threat of a thunderstorm. Just the week prior, we had to avoid the rain and the sun came out just in time for the ceremony. But that was […]

Weddings

Jun 17, 2017

A Green and Ivory Sophisticated Rustic Wedding | Woman's Club of Portsmouth | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Although the weather was not looking promising leading up to their big day, the rain held off and Shelby & Thomas were able to exchange their vows for their outdoor ceremony at the beautiful Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia. It was lush green all through the grounds and roses were blooming near their […]

Weddings

Jun 6, 2017

Shelby & Thomas | A Spring Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Wedding | Richmond, VA | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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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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Last Sunday morning, we had the great privilege of hanging out with Meghan & Andrew at Fort Monroe National Monument in Hampton, VA. It was the perfect, spring morning for an engagement shoot and these two were cute as can be. After having to cancel their shoot on Friday due to the high winds and […]

Engagements / Couples

Apr 12, 2017

Meghan & Andrew | Spring Fort Monroe Engagement Session | 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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Our final engagement session of 2016 ended up being one of our favorite sessions of the year because of this sweet couple and some gorgeous afternoon light! Nina & Ben are the sweetest couple and we had the best time getting to know them during their session. ¬†Talking about they met, how the wedding planning […]

Engagements / Couples

Dec 22, 2016

Nina & Ben | A Windsor Castle Park Engagement Session in Smithfield, VA | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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On one of the coldest days of autumn, Presley & Cody married and it was truly beautiful from start to finish. Through the cold temperature and heavy wind, this awesome couple and their wedding party rocked their outdoor portraits and were such good sports for them all. The Cedar Point Country Club in Suffolk was […]

Weddings

Nov 29, 2016

Presley & Cody | Cedar Point Country Club Suffolk Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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