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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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Southern Weddings V8 Launch Party

  • Featured : Southern Weddings V8

This was one of those emails that I had to read twice. The Southern Weddings gals emailed me in the spring of last year and asked if I wanted to take their team photos. WHAT?! Me?! Oh my gosh! YESSS! My answer is YES! I was so honored! Michael and I drove down to Chapel Hill back in April and absolutely loved our time with these amazing women. Their love for their work and for one another is incredible.

Best Bouquets of 2011

  • Wedding Wednesday

realize this… but the bridal bouquet has a super power. Yes, it does. I’m not exaggerating or over analyzing…the bouquets on a wedding day have SUCH a huge effect on the images!! If you look at the majority of my wedding blog posts, the POP of color normally comes from the bouquets! They add so much! The florals of the wedding day have the ability to tie EVERYTHING together. From the boutonnieres to the centerpieces at the reception… the bouquets can incorporate it all! When brides emails me in a panic about the floral costs and they say they just want to do fake silk flowers instead…

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Our Wedding Published | The Knot VA MD DC

  • Wedding Wednesday

a happy post for me! As a bride, I worked so hard at planning our wedding. Hours of sitting on the basement floor, sorting through moss and peacock balls and never ending phone calls with vendors left me exhausted.  However, as I look back on my wedding day, all I remember was that it was perfect. I laughed and cried and squealed with my hands in the air… A LOT. They say that your wedding day is one of the best days of your life and I’m happy to say that that was so true for us. We LOVED our wedding and I wish I could have shared that day with the WORLD! The joy and happiness that filled that small country church was

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