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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...

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New York City Wedding Photographer

  • Matt + Clare | Engaged | Part II

Things that I learned about myself during our less-than-48hr trip to NYC on Sun/Mon. 1. I need to practice looking both ways before crossing the streets. 2. I need to stop buying $15 shoes from Target that offer NO support what-so-ever to my already huge and slightly damaged feet. (My poor feet have problems… that’s a whole other blog post) and 3. I hate driving while Michael is in the passenger seat.  One little jerk of the wheel and he can’t fall asleep because he’s scared for his life.  I’m really not THAT bad of a driver.  My husband actually deserves a lot of credit for this shoot. You see, when Michael

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New York City Engagement

  • Matt + Clare | Engaged | Part I


where to start.  I was THRILLED when Clare commented on the blog for the first time… MANY months ago. Then I was even more excited when she emailed me exclaiming that she was ENGAGED! ….. But then it got even better! Clare and I were looking at some dates for their engagement session to be done in Richmond. Clare and Matt live in NYC but are getting married in Richmond so they would be down in VA every now and then for wedding planning appointments. It made sense to shoot here…. but then I had a crazy idea and after running it past Michael, I asked Clare if we could come to THEM!





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