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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...

FREE TRAINING VIDEO : HOW TO STYLE AN INVITATION SUITE

It’s a new month and we JUST released a brand new episode of KJ ALL ACCESS!! This month our members are getting to watch me photograph a classic southern wedding! As I was editing through the footage from this month’s episode, something that stood out to me was the invitation styling process. If there is one part of shooting details that I consider the most challenging, it would be the invitation suite.

Happy 1st Birthday Baby James

  • Celebrating Our Baby in Heaven

It’s hard to believe it’s been a full year since we met our sweet Baby James and also said goodbye to him. So much has happened and so much has changed. I gave birth to our third baby just 8 days ago and life is very full. Full of diapers, full of emotions and full of gratefulness. If you had told me on this day last year that I would be holding an 8 day old, healthy baby boy one year later, I wouldn’t have been able to believe it. But here we are, celebrating our sweet baby in heaven while holding a new baby boy in our arms.

FREE TRAINING VIDEO: Tips from Two Engagement Sessions

It’s a new month and we JUST released a brand new episode of KJ ALL ACCESS!! This month our members are getting to watch me photograph two very different engagement sessions! One session was shot on a bright, sunny day but we were surprised by a raging river and almost no option for a shooting location! The second shoot was beautiful but we were extremely crunched for daylight because it was abnormally dark and overcast!!

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