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Hi there! i’m katelyn.

Hello, and welcome to the KJ Blog! I'm Katelyn James, and my husband Michael and I are a wedding photography team based in Richmond, Virginia. We hope you grab some coffee (or a diet coke, in my case) and enjoy viewing our latest work, browsing resources for photographers, and getting a little peek into our life!  Read more...

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James + Maggie | Engaged

  • A Classic Fall Engagement | Old Town Alexandria

You would think that I would get tired of shooting in Old Town Alexandria. Sometimes when you shoot in the same place you feel like you can’t be creative or create unique images but this is NOT the case in Alexandria! This quaint town is full of so many alleyways, old homes and perfect door frames! James and Maggie showed up ready to explore and that’s exactly what we did! We met on King Street and then headed to the residential streets to start the shoot!

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Relaxing in Low Country!

  • Creative at Heart Charleston & A Mini-Vacay!

A couple of years ago I had NEVER stepped foot in Charleston! It was a magical place that I had only heard about. The last several years, I have visited Charleston at least once or twice a year and I’m loving it! The food, the old homes, the spanish moss, the shopping! It’s one of my favorite places to travel to! This time we were visiting Charleston for a very exciting purpose! Creative at Heart ROUND 3!! I seriously can’t believe C@H has only been around for less than a year!

Lowndes Grove Plantation Anniversary Photo Session by Katelyn James Photography

George + Jennie | Married

  • Lowndes Grove Plantation | Charleston Portraits

Charleston has slowly crept its way up our future retirement list. Michael and I love visiting this beautiful, historic city and we had a blast down there last week! The Creative at Heart conference took place in Charleston at the Francis Marion Hotel and we decided to rent an Air B&B once the conference ended on Monday evening! This allowed us to photograph an anniversary session while we were there an extra few days!

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