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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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  • Seattle Coaching Huddle

over a week ago, we were in rainy Seattle. It was Tuesday morning and we were prepping our hotel suite for the arrival of four amazing gals! This was our first coaching huddle and to be honest, I wasn’t nervous because I knew that this was going to be a GREAT day. 4 girls, 8 hours of chatting and information sharing…. catered Cheesecake factory?! What could possibly go wrong?! I was right, it was an amazing huddle. 8 hours flew by but so much was covered during our time together! What I loved most about the huddle was that the pressure wasn’t on one person to carry the conversation.

A Chihuly Museum Engagement Session | Seattle Wedding Photographer

  • Zach + Britta | Engaged

again, we are working with another bride who LOVES photography! I knew Britta and I would be a great pair when she emailed me asking me about her ceremony location and the direction of the sun. She wanted to make sure the lighting would be perfect! My kind of girl!!! :) Britta is a photographer and she is marrying her high school sweetheart outside of Seattle next year! Zach and Britta are the sweetest couple… so in love and so ready to start their new life together! We absolutely loved meeting up with them in Seattle for their engagement session.

Our Hawaiian Vacation

  • Aloha Vaca 2013 | Part 2

hard to believe that the trip we had been looking forward to for so long is over! I mentioned in the “part one” post that this wasn’t really a “Lay on the beach all day” type of vacation. We SAW a lot and we DID a lot! I mean, when are we going to be back in Oahu, Hawaii again?! Not anytime soon. This was a once in a lifetime type of trip. Two young couples with a week to explore an amazing island…it doesn’t get much better than that! We had an absolute BLAST and we fit as much as we possibly could into every single day! We’re so thankful that we have such awesome friends that make great travel buddies!

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