Katelyn started her professional photography journey as a Junior in college and was shooting 25+ weddings annually within her second year. After growing her business and gaining recognition in national publications such as Professional Photographers Magazine, The Knot, Southern Living Weddings, Southern Weddings and multiple other online publications such as Style Me Pretty, BRIDES, Inspired by This, Real Simple, etc. She then began teaching and coaching photographers from all over the country and internationally. In 2015 she was named “Top Ten Educators to Watch” by Rangefinder Magazine and has had the honor of speaking at conferences such as WPPI, United, Creative at Heart, Local PPA meetings, The Rising Tide Summit, The Reset Conference, The Pursuit Conference, Making Things Happen, The Connect Retreat, Blink and more!
In 2012 Katelyn was joined by her husband Michael and they are officially a husband/wife team. Katelyn now only photographs 3-4 weddings annually while teaching tens of thousands of photographers through online courses and her behind the scenes membership, All Access. They are parents to their daughter, Everly, sons, Graham, Rhett, and Miles, and have a sweet baby boy in heaven. They are passionate about traveling, home design, & spending time dreaming and brainstorming with their closest friends!!
A lot of “About Me” pages or bios share how they wanted to be a _________ since they were young. That’s not Katelyn's story. She had no idea that she wanted to be a photographer until she became one. She didn’t dream of this career her entire life or write it in her elementary “career journal."