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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

in NYC shooting an engagement session. HOLY COW!!! I’m so excited!!…. and nervous. This city is awesome and HUGE so I have to try to capture the “NYC” feel and also shoot genuine images of my clients.  I’m not too worried because this couple is AWESOME!!! Be looking out for this session SOON! Ok, so I know “Featured” blog posts are BORING. So BORING. However, I really just do them to keep a portfolio for myself (and they make EASY, QUICK posts! haha Just being honest!!) So please stick with me and this not-so-exciting Monday post… tomorrow’s will be more interesting, I PROMISE! You’ll love it… it involves puppies!

Georgetown Engagement Session

  • Matt + Rebekah | Engaged

WAY too many pictures this time. I really have a problem with narrowing down images for the blog. I thought it would get better with time. You know, after posting HUGE blog posts for two years, I thought I would get tired of all the work and would start selecting less images to post.  Well, that day still hasn’t come. I’m still posting a BAZILLION images because I love showing them! My couples are amazing and we work hard at their e-sessions to create great images… so why not share them!? Right!?  Well, I don’t really even know where to begin about these two. Rebekah is a wonderful

Historic Kinloch Wedding Photographer

  • Aaron + Katie

red and black color scheme… or the Bridsemaid’s tall heels and bold jewelry… but something about this wedding makes me think of Rock and Roll. So even though that wasn’t the theme, I’ll probably always refer to Aaron and Katie’s wedding as the Rock and Roll wedding. It was bright and bold and the weather was absolutely perfect! The guys wished it was a few degrees cooler but they always say that. I’ll take a sunny, 78 degree wedding any day!  Aaron and Katie were married at the Historic Kinloch in Caret, Virginia. The ceremony took place outside under the willow tree just as the sunlight was turning into a soft, golden glow. It was beautiful.

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