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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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Transform Your Wedding with Rentals

  • Wedding Wednesday | Featuring Paisley & Jade

After photographing dozens and dozens of weddings, I’ve found that a lot of brides spend A LOT of money on very LOW IMPACT aspects of their day. This isn’t a bad thing, but if you’re a visual bride, your money could be better spent! Instead of spending two hundred dollars on tiny little things (like custom candy, elaborate escort cards, etc) I would put that couple of hundred of dollars towards RENTALS!!! The longer I’m in this industry, the more I realize that rentals are one of the main ways to transform your wedding decor!

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A Home Made for Hosting

  • Intentional Inspiration

I’m REALLY excited about this post! This has been in the works for months. Ever since I took a blogging hiatus, I have had this reoccurring thought and feeling that there is something changing in my world of decor/home inspiration posts. I love decorating. If someone asked me “If you had a full day off and could do ANYTHING creative, what would it be?”…. my answer would be DECORATING! I love it. It inspires me and makes me feel creative!

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A Special Feature

  • My sister's Wedding in The Knot!

Normally I refrain from posting one whole post about one feature but this one is special to me! Back in 2011, our wedding was published in an issue of The Knot for Va, Md and DC! I was just beside myself with excitement!!! At the time, print features were still new to me and so to see my OWN wedding in a magazine was just CRAZY! Well, fast forward 3 years later, my sister is getting to experience the same excitement!!!

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