Hey there, We are the Rowlands and we're SO GLAD YOU'RE HERE.




Adventure + Elopement Wedding Photographers and Filmmakers


We document destination weddings and adventurous elopements anywhere in the world. Our elopements and weddings range from many different locations; an Icelandic elopement parading through the southern region of Iceland, a 5 mile hike through the Redwoods of Northern California, a dream Hawaiian wedding in the middle of a sunflower field on the island of Oahu, our favorite beach in Kauai, a black sand beach or natural hot spring at the Blue Lagoon in Iceland, a hike through Grand Canyon National Park at Horseshoe Bend & Antelope Canyon, or Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park, or a back yard in the middle-of-nowhere-Missouri.

Laid back, outdoor weddings set in scenic and unique locations are our forte.

We'd love to go over all the details with you or talk through ideas. You can send us an email through our contact page. We can't wait to hear from you!





We are a husband and wife photography and filmmaking team splitting time between Hawaii and Missouri, but we're most passionate about documenting destination weddings and intimate elopements on a remote beach or mountain top.   This isn't just a job for us, this is what we LOVE!!! This is what we think about, dream about, and ok, obsess about most days. We love shooting outdoors surrounded by nature and beautiful landscapes. It's where we feel most at home and most inspired. The couples we work best with are adventurous, laid-back, and aren't afraid to throw tradition out the window.

Our photographic style is a mix of candid and directed imagery. We love capturing the candid connection between people, but we also love creating stunning and emotional portraits that you'll want to stare at every single day.  


We are Christ-followers first and foremost. We believe with all our hearts that our creativity, artistic nature, and desire for beauty flow straight from the Great Artist and Creator Himself. So we try to live in a way that honors Him.  

We're those annoyingly-in-love people that actually enjoy spending almost every waking moment together. We're also the doubly blessed parents of twin boys.  They couldn't be more different in every possible way and we absolutely love it! 

We love traveling to new places.  We can't believe how much of this beautiful planet we've seen together.  We are both wanderers at heart and we love a good adventure. We're also both musicians; Kyle is a drummer and Charis is a singer/songwriter. Basically we really really love being artists. :)


take photos/videos. will travel.



Wanna hire us?

If you feel a connection to our work and think we'd be the perfect ones to tell your story, we would LOVE to hear from you!

We only take on a limited number of weddings each year because we have to be able to give it our heart and soul.  Because of that, we gravitate toward the things that fire us up: nature, natural light, and rad people who are looking for something a little different. 

If you want to chat about something other than weddings and elopements you can shoot us an email at: hello@wearetherowlands.com

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