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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...

I want to know you!

  • You know me...

days when I feel like I have nothing to say, nothing to blog and nothing to share. Today is one of those days. I’m just being honest…. so I’m sharing that I have nothing to share. How lame. Because this overcast thursday has turned out to be a day lacking in inspiration….I am going to do a POLL! I have been meaning to do this poll for quite some time but just never got around to it! This will help me immensely! I am so honored that so many check the blog on a daily basis but I want to know who you are!! If you’re all 60 year old men that ride Harley Davidsons in your free time, I really should start blogging about different topics…

Themes | Pretty in Peach

  • Wedding Wednesday

I think of Inspiration boards as “Dream Boards”.  When I create an inspiration board like this, what I’m REALLY saying is…. I want someone to design a wedding like this and then let me shoot it!!!! haha  Oh if I had to do my wedding over again, I wouldn’t have changed anything. However, when I get color palettes stuck in my head and wedding themes start popping up everywhere, I get ideas  for new wedding designs but I have no wedding to plan! …. I start thinking that maybe I should have been a wedding planner. How fun would that be? The problem with being an event designer is that you get to come up with

An American Honey Themed Wedding

  • J&M "Walk through a Wedding"

I love details! …. LOVE THEM. Between the Sugar Shoot last weekend and J&M’s Walk through a Wedding last week, It’s been like detail OVERLOAD! …. and I’ve been loving every minute of it. I just LOVE themes and colors and styled shoots! There are just SO many awesome ideas out there for ALL types of brides. J&M’s American Honey theme would be perfect for a lower budget wedding and everything was DIY! With a little creativity and hot glue… you can make ANYTHING absolutely adorable. Julia and her style team did an incredible job with the details and of course, Justin and Mary were awesome teachers. I was SO excited when I saw that they would be in Charlotte, NC for one of their

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