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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...

It’s His 31st Birthday!

  • Happy Birthday Michael!

It’s Michael’s 31st Birthday and I have to admit that it snuck up on me!! We’ve had a REALLY busy last couple of weeks and the busy continues this week as we head to Italy for a wedding! This year started off a little scary. I was diagnosed with an aggressive hand tumor and went into emergency surgery while 9 months pregnant. We moved into our new house 12 days before that surgery, and we were up to our necks in doctors appointments.

Connect Retreat Recap

  • Connect 2017 | Winshape Retreat Center - Rome, GA

Have you ever had something in your life that you’ve looked back on and thought “Oh wow…. what would my life look like without this?!”. That’s what the Connect Retreat is like in our life. Years ago, we traveled down to GA to meet up with our dear friends Zach & Jody to brainstorm the idea of hosting a retreat for married couples in business together. 4 years later, I can honestly say that this retreat has provided a space and opportunities for God to grow and transform our marriage in the most amazing ways.

The Workshop Experience

  • April 2017 | Behind the Scenes

This post seems surreal to me. We have officially hosted our very first two-day workshop in our new home and it was absolutely amazing! We designed our living room, our kitchen and our keeping room to be able to host these events, and it was so much fun to see the space we created fulfill its purpose!! After reading through our post-workshop questionnaire, one of the recurring themes was how much our attendees loved how welcoming, open and inviting our home felt.

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