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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...

The Workshop Experience

  • October 2018

Well you may wonder why I’m sharing about these two workshops from the fall in March…. that’s what happens when you are pregnant and then right after the workshops, you travel to speak at two conferences while simultaneously prepping to launch a massive Business Course for photographers. Oh, and help start a new service at your church and perform at a big Jazz Production that has five shows and then a couple of weeks later, it’s Christmas! Oh my gosh! What a whirlwind!

Our Maternity Portraits

  • For Baby Alsop #3

It’s hard for me to believe that I’m blogging maternity photos again. I must sound like a broken record when I say that the last two years have been insane. I don’t remember what it feels like to get to wear normal clothes for more than a couple months at a time. I REALLY don’t remember laying on my stomach!! And I’m in awe of what God has allowed my body to do. In April I will be giving birth for the 3rd time in 26th months and that’s amazing.

FREE TRAINING VIDEO : Three Tips for a Wedding Day

  • A Sneak Peek into Our Wedding Days from KJ All Access

Any wedding photographer would agree that our situations and obstacles change at every single wedding day. No wedding day is alike and in all of the 300+ weddings that I have photographed, I have always been challenged in a new way! Whether it’s working with personalities that are different from mine or dealing with rain or a stressful timeline, I always find myself GROWING with each wedding that I photograph!!! That’s how it should be. The more work we do, the more we improve!! …. However….

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