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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...

Win the site of your dreams!

  • A Tonic + KJ Giveaway

cat is out of the bag! By now, most of you have heard that I’m rebranding. And after reading this post, seeing some instagrams and connecting the dots, you may have figured out that I’m working with the insanely talented Jen Olmstead. I have literally been admiring her work for YEARS and there isn’t one site or one brand that I didn’t absolutely fall in love with. I even love the styles that are NOTHING like my style and that says something! Not only have a fallen in love with Jen’s style over the years, I have also come to love HER!

Join us! Monday December 15th

  • Faith Retreat Live Stream Event

December and while this is technically the down season, this has been one busy week. Michael and I thrive when we’re with people and working on projects and so even though we’re tired, we thoroughly enjoyed this week with friends!! Next week is when I really get to relax! I am so excited (and so honored) to spend a few days with some of the most amazing women on the planet. I’m heading down to Raleigh to relax, refresh, be encouraged, give encouragement and be inspired. I think God does His best work when we decide

A Cheat Sheet for How to Pose Guys For Senior Portraits by Katelyn James Photography

& A FREE Posing Cheat Sheet

  • Michael's Solo Adventure

was during our CRAZIEST season of the year. Michael asked me about when we could do some senior portraits for a close friend of ours we literally couldn’t find a date when I was free. WE really wanted to try to make this happen but with a schedule like ours, it seems nearly impossible to find a time when I was free and available for a last minute shoot. So, after searching the calendar high and low, I said something I never thought I would say…. I told Michael I thought he should just do this shoot on his own. What?! Was that the crazy control freak LETTING GO of control?! Did I really just say that?!!!

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