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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...

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  • Featured Friday

so excited about this post!! Why you may ask? Well because it’s a post about one of the sweetest gals in the industry!! I’m serious! I met Debbie a WHILE ago at my FIRST WPPI! She made my DAY when she turned around in Jasmine’s FIRST WPPI session and said “Oh, are you Katelyn James?”.  I pickd my jaw off the floor and responded with a “Yes?”…. because I didn’t think ANYONE followed my work! Well Deborah kept following my work and last fall she flew me up to her adorable home in Boston and we did an amazing shoot on the coast!!  I just admire Debbie so much because she’s so driven and I’ve literally watched her business explode the

No blog post today!! Gasp!

  • A Life Day

not necessarily “taking the day off”… I’m just trying to get stuff done that normal people get done on a regular basis. You know… laundry, stopping by the bank, taking the car to the shop, vacuuming our nasty carpet, buying a few groceries, attending a cycle class and actually making the bed!! These are all SIMPLE things… but I can’t seem to get them done. So today is a LIFE day. I’m not relaxing and doing nothing… I’m literally just trying to keep up with LIFE. So no blog post, no editing, no massive amount of email responding… just doing LIFE. So have a fabulous Thursday and congrats to Gabrielle Corbin!!

Autumn Color Palette Inspiration

  • Wedding Wednesday

may actually be a little bit LATE for some fall wedding inspiration, I know there are some brides out there that are STILL trying to figure out accent colors and palette details for their fall weddings. So here’s a little Wedding Wednesday color inspiration! I recently received Lowe’s awesome DIY booklet that they send out each season and it was FULL of beautiful colors! So I took some of those colors and designed a few “not so typical” wedding color palettes for today’s post! I LOVE a good color palette for a wedding and so often brides are afraid to  try something

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