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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...

Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wedding Wednesday

  • The Power of a Stamp!

are attending multiple graduations for some of our kids. (If you’re new to the blog, Michael is a Youth Pastor…we don’t have 60 kids of our own……well we kinda do… it’s hard to explain).  So This Wedding Wednesday is going to be short and sweet! I had something else planned but that will have to wait until a week when I’m not editing TWO weddings and shooting two sessions and going to graduations! Today is a good post because it’s showing you how a $10 STAMP can totally transform your wedding!! I LOVED Nikki and Alex’s wedding from this past weekend!

 

Alex + Nikki

  • Green Backyard Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographer

this post for HOURS. Every time I blog a wedding I tell myself “narrow down your images Katelyn! You can’t blog them all!”.  I’m seriously trying to work on it. I’ve found a little trick that is helping me blog fewer images but I’ll share that later on the in post! So this past weekend was my first double wedding weekend of the year! Whew! My feet are still recovering! However, I have never felt more loved than I did at these two weddings.  So many guests and family members were so encouraging and very excited to see these images! That’s so amazing for me. It’s a great reminder that what I am doing is such a huge part of the wedding day

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James + Nicole | Engaged

  • Williamsburg Virginia Wedding Photographer

to colonial Williamsburg to meet James and Nicole, I glanced up at my thermometer in my car and it read “102”. Oh my gosh. I immediately double checked to make sure I was wearing a somewhat dark shirt so that no one would be able to see just how much I was sweating! Can you imagine shooting in 102 degree weather?! Then add humidity in and it’s 10x worse! The air was so thick, it felt like you could touch it! Virginia has been having some hott days recently and I have definitely been getting a workout while shooting these past few sessions and weddings!  So the reason I’m telling you about the crazy weather is because you need to understand

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