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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...

Tag: Engagements

Nick + Laura | Engaged

  • Neighborhood Capitol Hill Engagement Pictures | DC Wedding Photographer

We arrived to their quaint little neighborhood on Capitol Hill. I’ve always said that I would never live in a location like that because it just isn’t my style. However, when you start hearing about what life is like for other people living in unique areas like this little, it peeks my interest! Michael and I absolutely loved our time up there a few days ago and I think it’s safe to say that we have a much better understanding of just how AWESOME it can be to live like that!

The Winery at La Grange Engagement Session

  • Joe + Blythe | Engaged

were crossing the busy streets of DC during Jasmine Star’s Fix Tour when I heard someone say “Katelyn?!”. I looked and saw Blythe and then I saw her necklace. Now let me explain, I love people and I’m not obsessed with material things but I AM obsessed with the Jcrew necklace she was wearing. I had been eyeing it for MONTHS and so I said hello and immediately stated the obvious “I’m OBSESSED WITH YOUR NECKLACE!!!”. Any girl that is wearing a massive TEAL statement necklace in public IS going to be my friend. No doubt about it. Blythe contacted me MONTHS ago and we started talking about their engagement

A Colorful Engagement Shoot in Radford, VA

  • Austin + Kristy | Engaged

is BY far the greatest asset of my business…. and this couple is the perfect example why.  Because I’ve been blogging since 3 months after I STARTED this business… I have gained a few followers who have been with me for the long haul. There are some days when I get emails that read something like “I’ve been following your blog for 3 years and now it’s MY TURN! I’M ENGAGED!”…. these are my FAVORITE emails….EVER. Why? Because these are brides that GET me… they know my business, they know my style and they love it.  Kristy is one of those girls.  She’s been following the blog for a while and it just so happens that

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