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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...

Downtown Richmond Wedding Photographer

  • Jordan + Katy | Engaged | Part II

something so special about my time with couples during their engagement session. It’s really my first time to ever interact with them and it gives me a preview of what to expect for the wedding day!…. After Katy and Jordan’s session.. I can’t WAIT for the wedding day! June can’t come fast enough!! If you missed their PART ONE…. shame on you! It was so much fun! Don’t worry, you can still view it HERE! The second half of their engagement session was shot downtown and think I fell in love with Richmond all over again! The old streets were lined with vintage doors and bright colors…

Themes | Summer Melon

  • Wedding Wednesday

is not always easy to do when you’re planning a wedding. I remember thinking to myself “Ya know what! I don’t have time to think of new, creative things… I just need to get this DONE!”.  When you have so much to do and so much to plan, sometimes creativity is the first thing to go…. and that’s so sad… because creativity makes every wedding unique!  Something that I’m always talking about and hoping for are “themed” weddings! Our wedding was “Vintage Peacock” and once I decided that, it really helped me narrow down my details!  I had a VISION of what the day could look like and I created an

March 2011

  • The Goals

can’t believe it’s MARCH already.  I’m frustrated that VA is having all of this warm weather because I still have CUTE SWEATERS that I need to wear!! Where has the winter gone?! So I may or may not have postponed my “Goals” post by a day or two because I was secretly getting some of my last minute goals accomplished! (If you come over and think the hem is crooked on our hallway curtains…you’re right… they are most definitely crooked but hey! I accomplished one more goal!!) So here is to a productive month of March!! There are some fun things happening this month… one being the SUGAR SHOOT! I have so much to do but

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