Urban Downtown Engagement

  • Matt and Callie | Engaged

greatest things about this industry is the relationships that I have been able to form over the last several years. Through workshops, conferences and meetups, I have been able to form friendships with some amazing people who have incredible stories. One of these people would be Callie. Callie took a risk and attended my first ever larger scale workshop back in 2010. The SUGAR SHOOT took place in Richmond and we shot in a candy store! It was definitely different from my workshops now and I’m so thankful for the ladies that came out! Callie was one of those ladies!! When I received her email I was thrilled!


I love working with photographers AND I love working with friends that I already have a relationship with. That just makes it a little EXTRA fun. So we met last week and walked around the streets of downtown Richmond. The clouds were scary at first but it ended up being a PERFECT evening for a shoot! No rain, no heat, just fun old buildings and some great light!

Matt and Callie are the sweetest and you can just tell that they are SO ready to be married. They just built their first home (amazing!) and everything is falling into place for their big day that is coming this November! I’m grateful that we were able to get their engagements done before the big day and I can’t wait to be there to capture their celebration! These two just work! They compliment each other so wonderfully and I became aware of this in only a few moments of hanging out with them. I’m excited to share this urban eshoot!! Have an awesome Monday!!!


Isn’t her smile AWESOME?! 

Yup, it is.

Love this!

Work it girlll! 

This is cool! These are two heirloom rings that they are actually going to have COMBINED to form one ring for Callie! I’m excited to see the final product on the wedding day!

yea girl!!!

This next set is my favorite!!!


Matt you’re looking good!! Seriously, their kids are going to have the best smiles ever!!

Yay Richmond murals! 

xoxo, Katelyn
13 Comments Engaged
  1. Abby Grace reply

    Miss Katelyn, these COLORS are amazing! Her outfits combined with the backdrops you guided them in front of? Beautiful!!

  2. Lauren Hammond reply

    Love these!! The mural ones are definitely my favorites!! (:

  3. Kathryn Grace reply

    I love the cafe shots! And did you plan for her to coordinate with the stairs?? :-) Wonderful work!!

  4. katie yuen reply

    love love love love love :)

  5. Melissa Pullen reply

    SO BEAUTIFUL! Callie, you are going to make such a beautiful bride to your handsome groom!!!! SO happy for you! :)

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  7. Abby Grace W reply

    SImply AMAZING!!!! I love the colors:):) The last set has gotta be my favorite!! God Bless!!

  8. Callie reply

    Have I told you lately, that I love you?! Cuz’ I do :) So overwhelmed by all the goodness! You’re simply ahh-mazing!!!

  9. Jenna Martin reply

    Love this pictures! The pictures turned out amazing! I can’t wait for the big day!

  10. rhonda reply

    Katelyn – I remember Callie from the Sugar Shoot – these photos are great!!!

  11. Jenn reply

    love it! love the poses! love the locations!

  12. Sara Winant reply

    whew, you are right about those smiles! both of them are awesome! And those ones in front of the murals…SO cool!

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