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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...

Student Spotlight | August 2020

  • Meet Terri, Cody and Angie

In the midst of Covid-19, being pregnant, creating a new mini-course and starting to shoot weddings again for the first time in 7-ish months, I have neglected this very important and very exciting new series that we have been planning on implementing for awhile now! We have so many students…. over 15,000 to be exact… and we’re so proud of what they are accomplishing! Whether they did coaching with me years ago, are All Access members and learn from watching me shoot behind the scenes or are KJ Course Alumni, we love hearing their stories!

Graham’s Nursery

  • A Subtle Safari Themed Baby Boy Nursery Design

I’ve found that when I’m decorating nurseries, I tend to try to stay away from some of the uber trendy decor ideas and I try to find a happy medium between a light theme, my style and baby elements. I feel like Graham’s room turned out to be a wonderful mix of all of those things and I love it! It’s simple with a very subtle theme but it’s also not so minimal that there’s nothing to it!

How to Make ANY Invitation Suite Look High-End and Editorial! (3 Simple Elements)

Make ANY Invitation Suite Look High-End!!

  • Elements that will transform your invitation shots!

If you get stuck trying to figure out how to arrange and layout your client’s invitation suites on a wedding, this video is for you!!! The frustration and lack of confidence that can happen when you get STUCK on a flat-lay failure at the VERY BEGINNING of the wedding day can ultimately steal your confidence and derail the entire wedding day! For some, they struggle with not knowing how to get so many pieces to work together in a cohesive, visually appealing way.

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