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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...

Thanksgiving Tablescape

  • Fall Decor Inspiration

like I’ve been blogging a lot of personal life stuff recently. My sister got engaged, Thanksgiving was at our house for the first time EVER, etc, etc. Welp! Today is another personal day! :) I have mentioned so many times before that this blog isn’t JUST a blog for my business, it’s a blog for my life as well! It’s my online scrapbook and now that’s been going for 6 years, it’s REALLY fun to have life documented this way! So I wanted to post some images from our Thanksgiving tablescape because it was pretty and glowy and very TEAL!

OCF & Specialty Shots

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being SO intimidated by ANYTHING that had to do with FLASH or off-camera lighting. 3 years ago, I had good reason to be intimidated because I didn’t understand flash or off-camera lighting like I do now. I’m no genius when it comes to artificial light but I do know more now!! I’m creating well exposed images consistently when using flash and I actually understand WHY they are turning out well instead of just shooting and praying that something good will happen. Shooting and just hoping for something decent to be captured isn’t a very professional approach and so if you’re in that place,

Albums and Seattle Coaching Huddle Seats on Sale!

  • Black Friday Sale!

to believe that Thanksgiving is over! It JUST hit me that I should probably start being proactive about Christmas gifts!! Ah!! Well, like last year, we’re offering a SALE on our Legacy Wedding Albums!!! A large majority of our couples order albums with their package when they book with us but for those that still have them on their wish list, today is the day!! Legacy albums are 30% off now through Monday! Not only are Legacy albums on sale, we are also discounting SEATTLE HUDDLE seats to $500 through Monday as well!!

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