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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...

First Comes Love, Then comes marriage,

  • Wedding Wednesday

there’s a baby in a carriage… or something like that.  This is really a stretch for WEDDING WEDNESDAY. It’s not really wedding related at ALL. However, here is how I’m justifying it in my head… it’s a baby shower, with cute DIY details that could be inspiration for wedding details… and it was for a PAST bride.  So technically…. it’s wedding related. Anyway, why am I trying to justify this? It’s my blog, I’ll post what I want! There. So Wedding Wednesday is a Baby Shower post and for all of you out there that are really type A… this is probably going to cause a twitch.

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  • Meet Shelby

a girl…. you’ll understand what I’m about to explain. You know the feeling when you meet a BEAUTIFUL girl and you get a litttttle intimidated because she’s literally drop dead gorgeous.  It happens to all of us…. and it happened to me when I first met Shelby.  However… it was a pleasant surprise to immediately realize that Shelby wasn’t aware of just how beautiful she was.  In fact, she’s probably one of the most down-to-earth girls in our whole youth group…. she just happens to look like a model.  I hope she always stays like that because really, that makes her even more attractive.  Shelbs is an incredible girl.  I’ve loved her since day one and I can’t

A post for Momma

  • He says I'm turning into you.....

more often than it used to.  I’ll say or do something that resembles you and Michael tells me “You’re turning into your mother!”.  Now that I’m married and living on my own, I guess in some ways, I have started doing things that I watched you do my whole life.  I’m proud of myself when I file our bills correctly and the longer we own this house, the more and more I HATE having piles of clutter here and there.  When guests come over, I take our stack of old mail and random junk from the kitchen counter and I stuff it in a closet until the everyone leaves… I’m sorry I just announced that to the whole world but I’m pretty sure we’re not the only family that does that.:)  When I’m

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