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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...

Richmond Portrait Photographer

  • The Robertsons

type of personalities that just make you want to laugh… constantly. I met Anne Taylor when I was a sophomore in college.  She was one of the “new freshmen” that basically lived at our house first semester and we fell in love with her. Then before we knew it, we were introduced to Elizabeth! Elizabeth decided to come to CNU as well and I loved watching these two interact. The remind me so much of Emy and I. We’re so different and yet just enough alike to get on each others nerve…just a tad:).  I love these two and so when Anne Taylor emailed me about some family pictures I was like “umm, duh!”… of course I want to hangout with the

Richmond Portrait Photographer

  • The Parr Family

a big adjustment moving to a new town, into a new house, a new church and basically a new life! However, Michael and I have been blessed with incredible families that have welcomed us in and we have quickly come to LOVE where we are! We love the church, we love the teenagers and we love their families. The Parr family is one of those families! Michael quickly became attached to Brendan and I got to hangout with Carlyn when she was home from JMU this winter break… we love them! So when they asked about getting some Christmas card pictures done, I was so excited because EVERYONE talks about the

The 10.10.10 Wedding Album

  • Wedding Wednesday

Brides….I’ll give you one reason….YOUR MOMMA WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER!!! Seriously! Giving momma an album from our wedding for Christmas was the BEST idea ever! You would have thought that I had just bought her a new car AND scrubbed the kitchen floor. She was SO happy!! Not only did she receive an album, we also had prints made of her favorite images…. LARGE prints. After seeing how much joy came from giving these gifts, I thought about how often brides don’t do anything with their images. It’s heartbreaking for a photographer. I understand how time consuming it can be

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