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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...

Exclusive Engagements

  • Wedding Wednesday | Why I Shoot Them

it’s not Wednesday. I debated whether or not this would be frowned upon by all of my type “A” blog readers who cringe at the thought of a “Wedding Wednesday” post on TUESDAY!!! It’s strange… but let me explain. I’m blogging from the passenger seat on my way home from a Maryland engagement and a quick sibling reunion in PA (thank GOODNESS for iPhones and personal hotspots!). I have three beautiful engagement shoots to share and I’m so excited that the blog is going to be all lovey dovey and colorful for the rest of the week! However, I REALLY wanted to share this post because I’ve answered a lot of emails regarding this

Good Things

  • Trulia

the weekend with Zach and Jody Gray planning and dreaming up ideas for an upcoming marriage retreat! (Ohh yea… get excited you married photog couples!! More info on the CONNECT Retreat soon!) Now I’m on the road to a Baltimore eshoot and then heading to Philly to visit my sister for about 24 hours! …Hey, it’s worth it. I’m still at the age where I can enjoy 5 hour road trips to basically share one meal together and then head home the next morning! It’s going to be fun! … Just a little tiring:)  So, what’s the point of this blog post? Well, I’m getting there. I love sharing a few little things every now and

We're Building a House!

  • A Massive Personal Project

never been more EXCITED and simultaneously SCARED TO DEATH about something before in my life!  Michael and I have some BIG news!!! We’re building a HOUSE?! I say that with a question mark because I still don’t believe it! I’ll believe it when they start digging up the ground!!! We’re obviously at the beginning stages and since we’re such newbies at this, we’re the weirdos that drive by our lot every other day just to make sure “nothing has happened”.  To say we’re excited would be an understatement!  I mentioned a few days ago that we were working on a MASSIVE personal project…. well this is it!

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