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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...

With a Heart on Top

  • Eggs in a Basket

I’m ALWAYS tired on Sunday mornings. It’s like my body just knows that it is supposed to rest on Sundays and it starts shutting down. Michael and I got up for Church and I was dragging. I had just shot my first wedding since September on Saturday and my feet were hating me. After pulling myself together, I walked into the kitchen and there he was… making breakfast.. awwwwwwww. I know, he’s sweet. Not only was he making breakfast, he was making “eggs in a basket”…I have NEVER EVER had “eggs in a basket” until yesterday morning! So thanks to my wonderful husband, my breakfast horizons have been expanded and I can now say

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  • Tim + Amber | Engaged

I took a break… a long break…. a much needed break. After shooting weddings back to back all summer long and trying to plan my own, I was tired. I had a few little meltdowns….my family may disagree with the “little” part but hey, I made it! After the wedding Michael and I had 4 days to live at home… at OUR HOUSE before we left for the honeymoon and it was the best decision ever.

I think the day after the wedding I took a 4 and a 1/2 hour nap!

I needed a break  from my job,  from the computer screen and from my lifestyle in general. Going to bed at 4am and getting up at 9 is not normal!! So I took all of October off and didn’t have my first session until this past

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