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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...

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

Old Richmond Train Station Engagement

  • Jordan + Katy | Engaged | Part 1

marks made my day. Katy emailed me a few weeks ago, exclaiming that she was getting MARRIED! Her excitement made me smile and her over-use of exclamation marks was the perfect sign that she was supposed to be one of my brides!!! I love this girl! Both Katy and Jordan graduated from CNU and though we weren’t super close during college, I remember seeing Katy on campus and thinking “that girl is always SO happy!!”.  It’s no wonder she ended up moving to Florida to work for Disney!! She’s so full of Joy and I can only imagine how much fun she will be on her wedding day! CANNOT WAIT!

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