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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...

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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  • Wedding Wednesday

like me, I had big dreams and huge ideas but no way of knowing how to make those ideas come to life. If I wanted gorgeous arrangements as my centerpieces, where do I order vintage birdcages in bulk? And where can I find large quantities of olive green moss…. not FOREST GREEN… Olive green. (I was very specific) I knew what I wanted in my head but it was really hard to find all the right pieces to make it happen. Finding local vendors that have creative vision and a love for trying something new is the BEST way to make awesome ideas happen!

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