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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 Post for Emy

  • Sisters

blessed with great friends in my life…. GREAT friends. Friends that I know I will be close with for a LIFETIME. I’m so thankful for the girls that I grew up with and then the girls that I spent my college year with . They seem like family to me and I adore them. However, as close as I am to those girls, there is one friend that sits one notch above them all and that’s Emy… my little sister. Sure, we went through those high school years where we hated each other and were embarrassed to be seen together but that phase was short lived for us. As we grew up we quickly became friends….. REAL friends.  Ya know, like that type of friends that you

A Georgetown Engagement

  • Kevin + Maris | Engaged

know it was going to be a great shoot? As soon as Mari showed me her teal polka dot dress! SCORE!! Loved it!! I actually wouldn’t mind finding one of my own… but don’t tell Michael because we just had a budget meeting and extra fun dresses are not on our “necessities” list!   So I met these two at Maris’s parent’s house and we started their session with Patch, their adorable rescue pup that they’ve had for about eight months now. He has become a part of their family and so of course he needed some portraits too!! After Patch was done with his modeling session we moved on over to Georgetown  and you just

August 2012 | Steph and Sara

  • Coaching

on our front door and I opened it while holding a spastic puppy who couldn’t wait to meet this new friend! As I tried to contain Bokeh, Michael was vacuuming quickly before heading to the office and I’m sure Steph thought “This is a mad house!”.  She literally walked into a world of chaos!! After Bokeh calmed down we got settled in my office and got down to business! 3 hours flies by when you’re having fun and talking all things photography!! Some have asked about coaching sessions and what they entail.  The great thing about these sessions is that YOU decide what we talk about.

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