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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: Wedding Wednesday

The Non-Strapless Wedding Dress

  • Wedding Wednesday

It was almost 7 years ago when I was newly engaged and searching for a wedding dress of my own! I tried on ONE dress and bought it that day! ONE!! That was my first mistake! Why didn’t I try on more than one just for FUN?! I was weird I guess! That’s a post for another time. What I want to focus on today are OPTIONS. When I was thinking about this post I worried that my words would come across wrong and so I have a few disclaimers I would love to share before I continue!

10 Tips for Amazing Outfit Choices

  • Wedding Wednesday

Today is the day I realized that I’ve been blogging a LONG time. This post isn’t original. I’ve actually blogged this same post TWICE already! However, I think it’s time for an updated version! When you’ve been blogging long enough to redo the same posts, I think you can say you’re a pro! I blog for wedding photographers, small business owners AND for my brides!! This post is all about giving my current and future KJ BRIDES some great tips and inspiration for them as they prep for their engagement session outfits!

Bridesmaid Style

  • Wedding Wednesday

been at this for 4 years now (officially 4 years in August, CRAZY!)… I have actually been able to see TRENDS happening! Actually, I feel like the WHOLE industry has changed DRAMATICALLY in the last 5 years… am I the only one that feels that way? When I first began shooting, there were trends and DIY weddings but it was NOTHING like today’s wedding scene! Brides are totally doing their own thing and that’s especially obvious when it comes to how they style their bridesmaid’s attire! I remember being a bride and walking into one store and thinking “Welp I guess I have to find something here”.

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