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Back in December, we had the great privilege of capturing some engagement photos for Maisie & Ryan at Windsor Castle Park in Smithfield, VA. Though it was a chilly day, it was still unusually warm for December and so we spent the afternoon wandering around one of our favorite photoshoot locations in the area. Although […]

Engagements / Couples

Feb 7, 2019

Winter Windsor Castle Park Engagement | Smithfield, VA | Maisie & Ryan

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When we looked at the forecast for the weekend of their engagement session, we had to admit that we were a little nervous to make the journey up to Richmond to meet with Victoria & Stephen. It was early December and they were calling for the first snow of the year. After going back and […]

Engagements / Couples

Jan 3, 2018

Winter Downtown Richmond Libby Hill Park Engagement Session | Victoria & Stephen

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We visit Windsor Castle Park for more engagement sessions than any other location in Hampton Roads. The reason is because Windsor Castle is such a versatile park; you can have multiple sessions here and each can look completely different from the last. Melanie & Cody wanted their session at Windsor Castle because it fits in with their romantic, rustic wedding […]

Engagements / Couples

Dec 21, 2017

Winter Windsor Castle Park Engagement Shoot | Melanie & Cody

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What better day to do your engagement session than an 80 degree day in February? We couldn’t believe the forecast for the weekend when we began to prepare for Jacqueline & Christian’s session! We tried a couple of different times to set an earlier date for their session, but none of the dates stuck. Turns […]

Engagements / Couples

Feb 16, 2017

Jacqueline & Christian | A Winter Windsor Castle Park Engagement Session | 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

Downtown Norfolk, Virginia Winter Engagement Session at the NorVa

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When William & Melissa mentioned doing some of their engagement pictures in front of the NorVa, we were thrilled. Not only is the NorVa Theatre a part of how Rowlands Photography came to be, but it is also a memorable location for this lovely couple that spent many nights together enjoying numerous concerts while they were […]

Engagements / Couples

Dec 27, 2015

William & Melissa | A Downtown Norfolk Winter Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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