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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...

Cherry Blossom Spring Engagement Session at the Catholic University of America | by Katelyn James Photography

Tom + Meagan | Engaged

  • Catholic University of America Engagement Session

Every session has something that is unique about it! This session was going GREAT until a security guard told us that you can’t shoot around the largest Catholic Church in America! Luckily, we had already gotten all of our must-have shots done and we were on a roll! Tom and Meagan picked up on the poses quickly and that meant that we got a lot accomplished before we were told that professional photography wasn’t allowed! It worked out perfectly. We casually crossed the street and used some pretty locations around the Basilica!

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Breaking Ground!

  • Building a Home Made for Hosting

I was at the Pursuit conference and Michael was at another conference when we realized that there was a slight chance that our builders had started building OUR HOUSE!! I didn’t think that the permits had come in and so I really didn’t expect anything but Michael asked our good friend Tyler to go take a look! I was standing in the back of the auditorium at the conference when Ashley (Ty’s wife) got a text with pictures of the DIRT!!! I don’t know what came over me but as soon as I saw the pictures of the excavators and piles of dirt, I turned into one big puddle!

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