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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: September 2011

Ryan + Kristen

  • The Reebok Wedding | Sweely Estate Winery

I walked away remembering one specific thing about it. It could be the colors or the theme or the amazing bridal party, etc….. this wedding will forever be remembered as the REEBOK wedding. I could be called “The Perfectly Detailed” wedding as well. Kristen thought about EVERYTHING.  I don’t think I’ve see a wedding SO custom designed! We’re talking custom printed napkins with random facts about the couple and personalized fill-in-the blank save the dates… the list goes on and on! These two really put their heart and soul into planning this wedding and it showed.  Guests were amazed and the amount of thought and preparation that went into their wedding day. However, put all those details

Ben + Cassady | Engaged

  • Downtown Richmond Wedding Photographer

cute are these two?!! They’re adorable. And you’re going to love them even more after I explain their story.  Ben adores Cassady… so much so that he contacted me WAY before he even proposed! Cassady is in the photography business and had followed the blog… I think she has been following for a WHILE… which means she remembers the old “Inspired Designs” days.. whew! What a blast to the past! Ben scheduled an engagement session before the proposal and Cassady was blown away.  Now, it’s one thing to pre-schedule and plan ahead, but this couple did something even more amazing! …. They drove

Wedding Wednesday

  • Colorful Cubes | DIY Bridal Shower Idea

you’re thinking that I’ve gone crazy.  I’ll probably get a few emails saying “Pssst… Katelyn… It’s TUESDAY!  NOT WEDNESDAY!”. I realize this, really, I do.  However, because of some little technical difficulties this week, my blogging was thrown off. So TODAY is Wedding Wednesday and we’re pretending tomorrow is Tuesday. Ok? Ok! And tomorrow…(Tuesday) I have a post you’re going to LOVE. Promise! It’s worth the wait!  So this Wedding Wednesday on Tuesday is for the bridesmaids that are in charge of throwing a bridal shower. That’s a big job when you’ve never done one before. I’m actually in the process of planning a

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