Documentary Wedding & Elopement Photographer
& Professional Third Wheel

Let me take you on a journey to someplace physical, raw, and beautiful. You want photographs you can show your grandkids and their kids, and they will feel like they were there with you. Through a journalistic, candid approach, I’ll capture the emotion, sentiment, and creative styling that makes you and yours unique in this big ol world of ours.

Hello Lady!
Call Me KJ

I’m Katie Jean, and I am a professional third wheel. Definition: I follow you around on your wedding day and am an expert at documentary and candid style photography. In real terms, I am a Virginia wedding photographer finding home in the Blue Ridge Mountains and traveling on adventures for destination weddings worldwide. I promise to give you something your grandkids will be looking at and say DAMN. My Granny and Pops were HOT. I look for the unique moments...ones hidden behind your hearts and that come from your soul. I tell your love story through each photograph of your day.

Get To Know Me



Am I The Right Fit?

If you are open hearted, loving, and a human being-- yes! Working together will be a fun, relaxed experience. I encourage you to be yourself, be weird, be spontaneous. Those are the best moments.

My Style

Your love is a story, and I aim to capture it that way. I photograph in a documentary, or photojournalistic manner in which your album will tell the story of you and your day. When you look through it, it will be like flipping through pages of a book.

Elopement Planning

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Let Me Help You Elope

An All in 1 Stress Free Package

Don’t feel like you want to hire a professional wedding planner just for an elopement, but feel overwhelmed doing it yourself? From first hand experience, let me help you plan your elopement. From lodging, to style, to officiants, to the perfect spot. I have a photographers eye and a love for intimate moments. We’ll make it great.