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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 Desert With the Demos’ | Part 2

  • Sedona & The Grand Canyon

Have you ever had something on your calendar for a while and then it happens and you’re just so sad it’s over?! That’s what this trip was like for us! We have been looking forward to visiting Arizona for the longest time and we can’t believe it’s over already! Jordan and Amy took such great care of us. They are so like minded in so many aspects of their business and I just love talking through things and learning from one another. I may not use an Expo disc and I may not have filters on my lens, but other than that…

The Desert with the Demos’ | Part 1

  • The Four Seasons Scottsdale

We chatted months ago with our sweet friends Jordan and Amy Demos about coming to visit. We had never experienced Arizona and so this was a new trip for both of us! We booked flights and we anxiously awaited our “Demos Desert Tour”! The only problem was that I didn’t get all of my stuff done before flying down there. There’s always so much to do before WPPI and I just didn’t get it all accomplished before our trip. Thankfully, Jordan and Amy had tons to do as well

The School Sessions

  • Raising $200K | One Day, One School

We started at the same time. Jamie Delaine was, at the time, the only other super young photographer in the industry that was making waves and doing big things when I entered the industry. I loved following her, reading her blog and watching her grow. We never really had a chance to connect during those early years. She was in Vancouver, I was in Virginia. However, I’ve always admired and loved her heart and passion for the Lord and for others. So it came as no surprise when I received her email explaining that she wanted to do something big, brave and bold.

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