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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...

FAQ's about Submissions, Publications and Being Featured

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back home and are getting adjusted to the eastern time zone from being on the other side of the world and it’s tough! Our bodies don’t know WHAT we’re telling them to do. So please forgive this late Friday post because my body thinks it’s 10pm and not 10am! Weird! Anyway, I realized after posting about recent features yesterday that there were a lot of questions about publishing and submitting work. So today’s post is dedicated to answering those FAQ’s!

The Knot Magazine, Style My Pretty, Grey Likes Weddings, Baltimore Bride

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mom was at my house the other day and she saw The Knot magazine sitting on my coffee table. I picked it up and said “Oh! Momma look at this!” and I proceeded to show her some of the spreads that were filled with my images. I was excited about it and I’m always thrilled to see my work in print but I wasn’t running around the house SCREAMING like I would have been a few years ago. Momma looked at me and said “Do you remember when you used to say that it was your BIGGEST dream to have your pictures in a magazine?”. I do remember those days. And hearing her say that made me extra thankful for where our

5 Ways to Be Taken Seriously as a Young Photographer

  • Guest Post By Caroline Logan

years ago I hosted a workshop in Richmond and had a young high schooler travel ALL the way down from PA to attend!! This amazing girl was Caroline Logan. Caroline has done nothing but impress us from day one. I thought I started early when I was barely 20 but she blew me out of the water!! She started shooting before she could DRIVE!! She has worked so hard over the last several years and her hard work has pair off. She’s incredibly talented and her business is thriving!! As I was beginning to write a post about how to be taken seriously when you’re young… I realized that I’m not that young anymore!!!

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