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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...

And little post for my favorite sister!

  • Happy Birthday Emy!!!

was a very important person’s birthday!! My little sister turned 23 yesterday and I still can’t believe she’s THAT old! It’s not really OLD…. but it feels old when you still remember someone as being a bleach blonde toddler who had the squeakiest voice known to man and a sweet little smile! Emily was a cutie when she was little and now she’s a beautiful 23 year old that’s doing incredible things with her life!! Emy graduated from Virginia Tech a year ago. I still feel like she should be in college!! Time is flying by! She graduated and really felt called to do ministry full time with CRU, a non-profit ministry that reaches college students.

A Yellow, Pink and Fuscia Styled Wedding Shoot

  • Spring 2013 Workshop

was a time when I saw other photographer’s hosting gorgeous workshops with really awesome shoots and yet they would never blog the images!! I used to think “Gosh?! Those sneak peeks are awesome! Why aren’t you sharing those images?!”. Well, one reason could be that those workshop images were going to be featured somewhere big and they weren’t allowed to share! I totally get this now. However, I ALSO understand how, even after a feature, one could forget to blog a workshop. Why do I understand this? BECAUSE I DID IT!

and my internet woes!!!

  • shoot & share LIVE CHAT

I haven’t shared something that is really quite detrimental to my business. I don’t think I’ve talked about it because I’m in denial that it’s happening. We don’t have high speed internet at the new house. We’re using a Verizon box and everything that we do online has to be through our monthly wireless data limit. Yea. NOT COOL. So what this means is that EVERY TIME that I have a large blog post or need to upload something to PASS, I’m driving somewhere else to pick up wifi that is high speed.

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