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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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Our Year in Review

  • Life Highlights of 2015

This year…. wow. What a year it was. We learned so much about ourselves and our business. It’s hard to believe that this past December was 3 years of Michael being full-time with me! When we started on this journey as a husband and wife team I remember thinking… “I have no idea what we’re able to accomplish together”. When he joined me, it literally doubled what we were able to do and it was the biggest blessing. I’m so thankful for him and for this life that we get to live together… no matter how weird and abnormal it may be at times!

Real Life : New Years Eve Wedding Photographer

  • Missing the Kiss!

This past Thursday was New Years Eve and we did something a little different this year! Our dear friends Calvin and Brittany got married in Richmond and while we normally don’t take on New Years Eve weddings, we do make exceptions for close friend’s weddings!! Not only did we get to spend New Years Eve with some of our best friends, I photographed the wedding WITH my bestie Jilly!!!!! Jill started shooting with me before Michael joined me and we loved it. That’s really when we got super close to Bud and Jill!

Behind the Scenes 2015

  • Our Real Life

This is my favorite post of the year. Hands down! I laughed so hard I almost cried. These pictures are so unflattering in so many ways but because I love you guys, I’m going to forget how embarrassing they are and show them anyway! This year we photographed 31 weddings and we have one on New Years Eve and so I’m going to count that as a 2016 wedding!! This year has been amazing and as I look back through these BTS images, I laughed but I was also overcome with thankfulness.

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