MY ACCOUNT
cart
cart
photographers
SHOP

Engaged

Hunter + Britne | Engaged

Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Pictures

filed in:

Well where do I start with this one?! This shoot is so special to me. When my sister Emily was in college, I made SEVERAL trips to visit her. She’s a Hokie and so it was quite a commitment to travel to Tech from my college in the Newport News area. (For those that have NO idea about Virginia’s layout, this is about a 5 hour drive!!). So why did I love going to visit so much? Because I love my sister and I LOVE her friends.

When Emily went to college I prayed for her to find amazing friends. I had been blessed with an incredible house of girls to live with and who really became my family for my four years of college and I wanted that for her. I wanted friends that loved her for who she was, who loved the Lord, who encouraged her to grow and held each other accountable. It’s hard to find friends like that and yet God totally gave Emily that gift!! This is how I met Britne!

Brit was one of those friends that I prayed for. She has been such a loyal and intentional friend to Em, even years after graduation!! It’s been so fun hearing about this exciting season in Britne’s life. As soon as Brit introduced Hunter to Emily for the first time, she told me she knew he was a keeper. She called me and said “Aw KK, I just met Hunter and he reminds me of Daddy and Corey!”. If you know how much we love our dad and brother… this was QUITE the compliment! He’s kind, genuine, welcoming, intentional and loyal…. all the things I prayed for for Emily to find in friends in college. What an amazing thing it is to see Emily AND her friends finding men that are now filling those roles in their lives!!!

Enjoy this gorgeous engagement session and CHECK OUT BRIT’S EYES! This girl is BLESSED in the eye department! WOW!!! Get excited to see these two on the blog AGAIN this fall!! AH!

Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2300 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2301 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2302

I’d say we started off well!! :):) These colors were AMAZING with this alley!

Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2303 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2305 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2306 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2307 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2308 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2309 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2310 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2311 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2312 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2313 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2314 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2315

Gosh I love everything about these!!! Color, bling, scarf, eyes, etc!!

Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2316 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2317 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2318 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2320

Ohhh Brit! Stunning!!!

Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2321Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2327 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2322Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2323

One of my favorites!!

Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2324Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2328Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2330Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2331 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2334

This little section of trees was a good find!

Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2333Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2337Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2341 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2340Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2336Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2344 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2345Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2342 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2346Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2349Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2350

AHHH!!! Model. Status.

Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2348Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2354 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2352 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2351Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2355 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2353Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2359 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2360Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2361Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2362 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2374 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2364 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2366 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2367 Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2369

Michael had something to do with this one. :)

Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2370Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2371Shockhoe Bottom Richmond Engagement Photos_2373=

 

Thanks for reading!

— Katelyn

Samantha + Evan Private Estate, Backyard Wedding

I’m so excited to share this final 2020 Wedding with you all!! It’s a special one! We photographed this beautiful wedding day on our own 10 year anniversary! Ten years ago on this day, we were celebrating in my parent’s backyard under a massive white tent too! This was my brother-in-law’s baby sister’s wedding day and celebrating with the Malizia family was such a treat! They are a family MADE for weddings!

READ MORE
Blog

Well, I realize this isn’t normal for KJ! I don’t shoot portraits these days but this session was my first non-wedding shoot with my new Canon R6 and I’m obsessed with how these images turned out! It was the most perfect evening for this early fall shoot and the light was incredible!

READ MORE

Nick + Katherine | Maternity Oatlands Historic Home and Gardens Portrait Session

Portraits

KJ Student Spotlight October 2020

I’m so excited to share another addition of Student Spotlights from our KJ Education community! It’s so funny to us, but quite often, we find that our friends who know us in everyday life but aren’t in our industry really have no clue what we do! They think we shoot 10 weddings a year and that’s the extent of our work these days but oh… that couldn’t be further from the truth!

READ MORE
Blog

Jesse + Hope | Engaged A Fan District Engagement Shoot

When we first decide if we’re a good fit with our potential KJ Couples, we’re looking for a few things…. one of those things is that this couple keeps joyful! We’ve found over the years that couples what take themselves super seriously aren’t always the best fit for us! We love it when couples let their guard down and allow us to get to know them during their engagement session.

READ MORE
Blog

For some photographers, bridal details seem like a fun part of the wedding day… but for many others, it’s stressful. It’s the part of the day that throws them off, makes them wonder if they’re actually artistic and leaves them feeling flustered and panicked because they never get everything done in the time they have allotted for detail shooting. In my opinion, this is a REALLY tough way to start a wedding day.

READ MORE

How To Photograph Bridal Details KJ Bridal Details Mini-Course

Ask Anything

Jonathan+Melanie Grand Ivory Wedding

Oh, this wedding day!! What a beautiful Texan dream! I met Melanie when she attended one of our workshops years ago in our home. She had the sweetest spirit and such a kindness about her. I remember loving how she made personal marketing her own and did headshots in a pile of Skinny Pop!! I loved her creativity and her ability to envision what she wanted in her brand.

READ MORE
Blog

READER FAVORITES

KJ ALL-ACCESS

THE VISUAL - LEARNER'S DREAM
Unedited, unfiltered, real-life behind-the-scenes education delivered monthly! Come be our Virtual Third Shooter for FREE!
GET YOUR FREE 30 day TRIAL

A wintery boston wedding

w/ inside, dark ceremony

"Best money I have EVER spent on education! ... and I've spent a lot!”

- Kara Abbey, ALL-ACCESS MEMBER

"I love all the lessons I'm learning from KJ All Access! Thanks Katelyn!”

- Shannon Drummond, ALL-ACCESS MEMBER

"I find very few educational resources worth it ... this one is!”

- Kate gansneder, ALL-ACCESS MEMBER

"Recently signed up for KJ All Access and it's EVERYTHING!”

- Kassidy Mowery, ALL-ACCESS MEMBER

"Being able to see behind-the-scenes of Katelyn interacting with her clients has been SO impactful!”

- Angie mcpherson, ALL-ACCESS MEMBER

"Recently signed up for KJ All Access and it's EVERYTHING!”

- Kassidy Mowery, ALL-ACCESS MEMBER

"SO worth it! It's amazing the amount of knowledge you get out of them!”

- Brittany Lowe, ALl ACCESS MEMBER

"I learned just as much in one All Access as I did in a whole course! SO GOOD!"

- Joanna Krueger, ALL-ACCESS MEMBER
10 Steps to Starting Your Photography Business
Helping a friend survive a season of Infant Loss
How to photograph a first look in Harsh Light
OUR KJ COUPLES REUNION
A Lake Como Destination Wedding - Greg and Kate
A Letter to the Go-Getters fearful of Motherhood

The KJ blog
must-reads

The KJ Blog is where you get to know me, where you meet our KJ Couples and see their beautiful wedding days, where I have been building an archive of education for over a decade and where I let you see a peek into our life, our home, and hear about our purpose! 
don't miss the
Arrow KJ
Arrow KJ
Arrow KJ
Arrow KJ
Arrow KJ
Arrow KJ

YOUTUBE

Join 10,000+ others and learn, grow and get connected via our Youtube Channel! This is where I'm constantly sharing new content, talking all things gear, business, tips, tricks and letting you into the behind-the-scenes of our everyday life! 
MORE FREE EDUCATION + CUTE BABIES ON
WATCH NOW

"I have invested in all of KJ’s education!

The way she teaches makes so much sense and I’m so grateful for her! My business will be forever changed!"

- Renee Nicolo

"KJ education has been life-changing

 It has elevated my work so I could quit my day job and work from home with our baby boy!"

- joanna k.

"I'VE INVESTED IN SO MANY RESOURCES... 

and none compare to what I get from KJ!"

- LAUREN M.