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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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  • This is a big step for us!!!

This is really crazy for us. In my past 7 years of business I have NEVER said “Oh hey, you want to see how I EDIT and get MY LOOK in my images?! I’ll show you!”. I’ve never said this because my editing style is so personal. It’s something that I’ve worked on for YEARS and to be honest, it’s really the only part of my business that I hold close to me. I don’t broadcast my editing secrets to the internet because it’s what makes me unique and I’ve worked so SO hard to define my own style!

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Doug + Amanda | Engaged

  • A Blacksburg Mountainside Engagement

Last week we were preparing for another Virginia Tech engagement and I knew that I needed to find a location with mountain views!! So naturally, I asked my Instagram friends! (They are the BEST by the way!:) They gave me incredible recommendations and man did they deliver! We started this shoot at Burruss Hall and then headed to the infamous Duck Pond!! Then, we headed to a gorgeous park with hay bails, trails, mountain views and the most perfect location for a sunset!

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Eric + Courtney | Engaged

  • A Virginia Tech Campus Engagement | Blacksburg, Virginia

Last week we drove out to Blacksburg for a few days because we had not one but TWO Hokie couples who wanted to have their engagement pictures taken in Blacksburg and on campus! It was the absolute BEST week for portraits because there were plenty of leaves left on the trees and yet it wasn’t 40 degrees! We loved walking around campus with Eric and Courtney. I love it when an engagement location means something special to the couple!

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