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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...

More of our Vegas Adventure!

  • WPPI 2014 Recap | Part Two

parts of our 15 day adventure to the west coast that just seemed surreal…. like the moment I saw my images displayed life-size at the PASS booth on the WPPI Tradeshow floor! Or the time I saw my name on the WPPI speaker list for the first time! And the moment Buddy and Jill walked into our hotel room after we spent a full day thinking that their flight was going to be cancelled!! So many amazing moments with amazing people. Michael and I have told so many people who have asked about our trip that it was exhausting but so exciting at the same time. I would do it again in a heartbeat.

Creating Community Platform Class

  • WPPI 2014 Recap | Part One

you guys were right. I spent a lot of time freaking out about not having anyone show up to my talk and we had an amazing turnout this past Tuesday night! I still can’t believe it’s over and I can officially say that I spoke at one of the largest photography conferences in the world. That’s pretty exciting and I’m honored that I had this incredible opportunity!!! Now before I share some fun highlights of this experience, you have to hear this story. So, at WPPI, you can do something called “Pre-boarding”. This is when you signup to attend a class before the conference begins to claim a seat!

Portraits of Us | Santa Barbara, CA

  • Time to Relax

I can relax. I seriously feel like I just took the largest final exam of my life. My college memories of preparing and practicing and stressing for a big presentation came flooding back to me this week as I prepared to speak at WPPI for the very first time. I can’t wait to share more about that experience later on this month. It was such a honor to be a speaker at a convention that I have attended since the very first year I started my business!! So today I have no voice but I’m feeling AWESOME because it’s DONE!

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