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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...

Eco Beautiful Weddings, Grey Likes, Essence

  • Featured

WAY too late last night. This week was filled with some computer glitches that have now seemed to have resolved themselves, we’ll see. So my normal schedule of editing and feeling in control of everything business-related was completely thrown out the window.  Ya’ know what happens when I have a week like that? I’m the WORST person to be around. Oh I may seem so “happy and peppy” on the blog but watch out world when Katelyn’s computer isn’t working and her workflow is thrown off. I’m surprised Michael even came home! I just wasn’t a pleasant person this week and because he’s the best husband

The Reebok Wedding | Sweely Estate Winery

  • Ryan + Kristen

I walked away remembering one specific thing about it. It could be the colors or the theme or the amazing bridal party, etc….. this wedding will forever be remembered as the REEBOK wedding. I could be called “The Perfectly Detailed” wedding as well. Kristen thought about EVERYTHING.  I don’t think I’ve see a wedding SO custom designed! We’re talking custom printed napkins with random facts about the couple and personalized fill-in-the blank save the dates… the list goes on and on! These two really put their heart and soul into planning this wedding and it showed.  Guests were amazed and the amount of thought and preparation that went into their wedding day. However, put all those details

Downtown Richmond Wedding Photographer

  • Ben + Cassady | Engaged

cute are these two?!! They’re adorable. And you’re going to love them even more after I explain their story.  Ben adores Cassady… so much so that he contacted me WAY before he even proposed! Cassady is in the photography business and had followed the blog… I think she has been following for a WHILE… which means she remembers the old “Inspired Designs” days.. whew! What a blast to the past! Ben scheduled an engagement session before the proposal and Cassady was blown away.  Now, it’s one thing to pre-schedule and plan ahead, but this couple did something even more amazing! …. They drove

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