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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...

The Workshop Experience

  • Tomorrow is a Big Day!

noticed how much of a BAD BLOGGER I have been this week? Short posts, thrown together at the last minute… it must be WORKSHOP WEEK! Tomorrow (really today but I’m posting this late wednesday night!!) I’m hosting The Workshop Experience. It’s a Katelyn James Photography Workshop, just more streamlined than the Sugar Shoot. The Sugar Shoot was fabulous. And when I say “Fabulous”…. I mean, it was SWEET (literally) and would do it all over again in a HEARTBEAT. The ladies that I met that day just blew me away and they will forever be a part of my business. They taught me that I CAN teach, even though I’m

Wedding Blogs

  • Wedding Wednesday

BLOGS! They’re everywhere!! It’s crazy how many new ones pop up each month! Since today is WEDDING WEDNESDAY and I’m in the midst of planning a “fake” wedding for tomorrow, I thought I would share my top fav wedding blogs! Ok? Ok! So here they are… GREEN WEDDING SHOES was my first love. I started looking at this blog first, years ago! Then I found STYLE ME PRETTY and I fell in love with the classy style they always portray in their posts. THEN I found GREY LIKES WEDDINGS and I love this blog because I love the styling of it. It’s so clean and chic. Design matters!!! If it’s hard to navigate a certain blog that I’m viewing,

and Busy Days

  • Big Bowls of Cereal

get busy….several things happen……1. I forget to eat meals and remember that I didn’t eat them at midnight so then I inhale two bowls of cereal because I think I can justify it. 2. I begin to think strategically. What HAS to be done today… and what can wait.  3. Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter become HUGE “no-no’s”. I can’t even consider looking at them because there is a chance I’ll get sucked in and waste a good 30 minutes of work time. and 4. My hair suffers. I get out of the shower and just throw it up … all day.  Today my hair is up, my stomach is growling and facebook’s addicting red notification symbol is tempting me.  It’s been a long day

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