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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...


  • Ancient Corinth, Greece

about this later because it happened the most in Venice….. but I have trouble walking in pretty places.  I try to take pictures AS I’m walking and I end up tripping over small boulders and missing steps. I just want to say thank you to Michael for yelling “step!” and “people coming Katelyn!” in order to save me from huge embarrassment. So as you look through these images from the amazing Ancient city of Corinth, try to visualize Katelyn tripping over stones and almost running into other tourists that didn’t speak English…. it was quite a sight to see.  Anyway, Corinth was awesome. We were tired on this day because it was the last


  • Ephesus, Turkey

It’s not the first country you necessarily think of when you think of Honeymoon destinations.  To be completely honest, I was more excited about GREECE and VENICE and the all inclusive restaurants on the CRUISE SHIP! I wasn’t excited about Turkey.  Sure, it’s fun to say that we’ve been there but I wasn’t expecting to be “wowed”.  Well, once again, my expectations were far exceeded! Turkey is GORGEOUS!! Oh my goodness! Think Mediterranean, warm, sunny, mountains, teal water and blue skies. WE LOVE TURKEY! We had an awesome tour guide that showed us around Ancient Ephesus and it blew our minds! The detail …


  • Athens, Greece

…that is the best word to describe Athens, Greece.  The city itself was overwhelming in every sense.  It was dirty, busy, crowded, congested and really nothing like I had imagined… and then we saw it…. The Acropolis. It sits at the top of a hill overlooking the modern day city of Athens as if to say “I was here first!”.  It’s crazy to walk around the ruins of Ancient Greece and think about just how long those stones and columns have been standing! When you stand at the tipy top of the Acropolis you can see all the way to the Aegean Sea and it’s beyond impressive. Michael and I have always wanted to see Ancient Greece and now that we

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