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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: March 2012

Our First Family Portraits

  • By: Jodi Miller Photography

noticed… the blog has had a mini-facelift today!! Thanks to the amazing, hard working designers at Flosites, I have a fresh, updated homepage and I’m SO THANKFUL! (Alina, you’re the bomb.com). I ALSO have to give a HUGE shout out to Jodi and Kurt! They are two of the sweetest people and you KNOW you have GOOD friends when they agree to shoot some portraits of your four month old puppy! GAH! Bokeh was a little TERROR during our shoot several weeks ago but Jodi and Kurt worked their magic and I’m just amazed at what they were able to capture! Thanks to them, not only do we have some BEAUTIFUL family portraits… I FINALLY have new promotional

Wedding Wednesday

  • Daddy/Daughter First Looks

are very secretive about their “Look” for the big day. No one but mom and sisters see the dress before hand and they NEVER try it on except for a fitting. Welp, this wasn’t the case for me. I came home with my dress, ran to the bathroom and threw it on as soon as I walked in the door! I showed Daddy immediately!! Now I didn’t try it on for friends but my family saw it on  before hand because I was PUMPED! I didn’t even ask daddy if he didn’t want to see it before the wedding day, I just walked into the kitchen and exclaimed “DADDY LOOK!!!! THIS IS IT!!“.  He smiled and hugged me and

The Workshop Experience

  • Spring 2012 | Behind the Scenes

friday I woke up, ran around the house gathering last minute things I needed, triple sprayed my hair so that my bangs wouldn’t be in my face all day and then I rushed out of the door at 7:40. It was a WORKSHOP DAY! I literally feel like we JUST had a workshop. The Workshop Experience last November was such a great day and I met so many amazing photographers who I can now call my friends!  I was thrilled to have the opportunity to do this again! Photographers from all over the east coast (and north west!) came to Richmond VA and met at 9am at the Virginia Center of Architecture.

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