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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...

A Social Media / Marketing Workshop

  • Small Business Socials

This is one of those days that seems surreal. There was a time in my business 3 years ago that I was barely keeping my head above water and I didn’t have time to dream or grow or explore anything new. Those were the days before outsourcing and GREAT systems. :) Now, I’m still busy but because I have handed over some things that I don’t HAVE to be doing, I can dream again!! One of my most recent goals has been to be able to teach ALL TYPES of small business owners! I did a coaching session with my friend Amanda a few weeks ago and she’s a floral designer… not a photographer!!

A Charlottesville Engagement Session | Belle Haven

  • Dan + Katelyn | Engaged

are some couples that I meet and instantly click with. Dan and Katelyn would definitely fall into that category. We met at beautiful Belle Haven plantation outside of Charlottesville and we were greeted by the property owner’s labradoodle! I’ve shot at this location before and so I was ready for the furry greeting. We chatted for a few minutes and then we started shooting. Dan and Katelyn just get it. They wanted pictures that showed THEM and their love and that’s my specialty!!

A Cherry Blossom Engagement Shoot

  • Philip + Cheryl | Engaged

only took me about 5 minutes with Cheryl and Philip to realize that these two are FUN!! Cheryl has an energy that is contagious and Philip is up for anything. We met these two in DC for their engagement session last week in hopes of finding cherry blossoms….. we found two trees! And you know what? That was enough! We were able to shoot some beautiful portraits in this quaint little part of the Capital. This little strip of land lays right beside the Potomac River and it served us well! As we shot their portraits in, out, beside and behind the blossoms, we got to know these two.

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