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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...

Fall 2012 | Sign-Up Day!

  • The Workshop Experience

of the year again! Workshop season!! Wedding season is still in full force and it’s not over until November 16th! We’re hosting the Fall 2012 Workshop Experience on Friday November 16th and also hosting a Q&A Brunch for any attendees that are interesting in investing in additional Q&A time! This is something BRAND NEW this year and we’re excited about it! One of the disadvantages of workshops is that there are about 12-15 attendees and only one of me. I would like to sit and chat with individual attendees that have more personal questions about their specific business needs and so the Q&A Brunch is the time to make that happen.

Share the Love

  • Who are your Favorites?!

LOVE to follow?! I’ve been wanting to do a post about this for a while now! Why? Well because I love hearing about photographers that other photographers follow! We are living in a digital age where EVERYONE knows of SOMEONE who shoots for a living. However, because the industry is so over saturated, sometimes some of the most AMAZING photographers are over shadowed…. and that’s sad! So if you have some blogs that you have bookmarked to your “Daily blog checking” folder, please SHARE! I think everyone has a few photographers that they follow that maybe not EVERYONE has had a chance to see!

The Canon 600 EX-RT Review

  • Ask Anything

to get into technology debates. Maybe that’s because I never feel like I’ve mastered anything enough to add my two cents… even though most of the debates that I hear are between people that don’t ever shoot WEDDINGS! So here I am shooting every weekend and yet I don’t want to offer my opinion about certain lenses or flashes or ISO settings because I feel inferior. Umm, I need to get over that!! I’ve shot over 100 weddings and so I THINK I should be able to have an opinion on some things. When I first started, I just listened quietly ….I read reviews on equipment, I listened to people rave and complain and I tried to take note of how people

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