• kj blog header new 1
  • header 3
  • Virginia wedding photography
  • header 1
  • charleston wedding photographer
  • virginia wedding photographer
  • header 4
  • kj blog header new 2

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...

peonie wedding flowers

Peonies and Cake Stands

  • Wedding Wednesday

motivation behind this wedding wednesday besides just making something “pretty” and “inspirational”.  We have guests coming over tonight for dinner…. 8th graders. I realize that out of all the guests we could have over, 8th graders are probably the most likely to NOT CARE at all about fresh flowers being in the house. Actually, they probably won’t even notice them! That’s ok, I just use any excuse I can to buy peonies because I love them! Peonies are AMAZING wedding flowers. There were some in Sharon’s Bouquet from last saturday! I’ll show you tomorrow!





June 2011

  • The Goals


are really NOT my favorite posts to write. It means I have to admit what I haven’t accomplished and come up with more “to-do’s” for the upcoming month! Ah! I feel like I’ve been behind for two months. Everything for the business is up to date as far as editing and emails and blogging (well the albums are slowly getting there!) However, keeping LIFE going and the business running is a full time, all day-everyday job. It’s hard to find time to just sit down and create our “Wedding Video”…. Note to brides… PAY SOMEONE TO DO THIS! It’s worth it. The biggest regret from my wedding planning was not


virginia photographer

Downtown Ashland, Virginia Photographer

  • Cameron + Emily | Everyday

BLOG! I was so honored when Cameron emailed me several months back and inquired about a portrait session.  He wanted to surprise his girlfriend of 3 years with a session because he KNEW she would love it! He was right. Emily was smiling from ear to ear the ENTIRE session. She’s so joyful and happy, I loved her from the moment I met her! Cameron and Emily drove down from fairfax for a portrait session in downtown Ashland. The light was gorgeous and even though it was a hot one, the evening couldn’t have been more beautiful! We walked and talked about their dreams and how Emily is going to be an awesome wedding

Load more posts