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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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I am happy to announce that the blog is officially on it’s own server and so I’m PRAYING there will be no more glitches! Whew! I have NEVER been so tired of talking to IT support! I feel like that is all I’ve been doing for the past two days. HOWEVER! It was worth it and I have to give a shout-out to my friends at HostGator who put up will all of my stupid questions! Thank you all for your help and patience!!! I appreciate it!  (And because I’m a web dummy, I posted yesterday during the transfer so the comments from yesterdays post are gone for right now… but if you left one, I LOVE you for it!!)

Happy Birthday Michael

  • 25 Years

and I was just a little freshman. We were best friends but I knew he would never like me…. the freckled redhead that seemed like his little sister. I mean, that’s just gross right? Who “likes” the girl that seems like their little sister. Nobody. And so even though I liked Michael when I entered high school…. I knew that wasn’t going to happen.  I remember journaling that “If he just took me to prom… ya know, just as friends…. that would be enough”.  Michael was friends with a lot of girls in high school and even though I knew him better than ANY of them….. the thought of us “dating” seemed to be out of the question.

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  • Buddy + Jill | Part II

to the church and took their seats as the bagpipe player played outside. The weather was perfect and the golden light poured through the old stained glass windows at Hebron Presbyterian Church.  Jill and Buddy were about to make a huge promise to each other in front of the friends and family that loved them most. After the bridesmaids walked down the aisle, the doors closed and anticipation rose.  A few seconds later, the doors opened and Jill walked down the aisle, clutching her dad’s arm and trying to hold back the tears.  Weddings are beautiful.  Everyone loves them and we all know what to expect…. the vows, the rings, the kiss, etc.  However, I’m pretty sure I speak for most people when I

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