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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...

Five Tips for Photographing Rings | Guest Post : Natalie Franke

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It seems like yesterday that I saw that this sweet photographer from Annapolis had gotten engaged. I had heard great things about her and was hoping to meet her one day… I never thought that I would get an inquiry from her! I ended up having the great honor of photographing Natalie and Huey’s wedding several years ago. This was the beginning of such a sweet friendship. Natalie has done some incredible things over the last several years and it has been an honor to walk beside her as a friend and peer in this amazing industry. I’m so honored to have her as a guest blogger today and I can’t thank her enough!!

5 Things Photographers Should Know About Videography | Guest Post : The Herrintons

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This last week and a half has seemed like a blur to me. We have an 11 day old (crazy!) and we’ve been slowly getting accustomed to our new life. Lots of laundry, diapers and surprisingly more sleep than we anticipated! PTL! Some people say that big babies sleep and eat really well and so far that’s true for Evy! Because life has been crazy, we are so grateful for friends who have stepped up and offered to guest blog for us!

Introducing Everly James Alsop

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Just a month ago I was writing the scariest, most unexpected blog post of my life and today I’m sharing the happiest post of my life. My reality has shifted from an aggressive tumor in my hand to a 9lb 10 oz baby girl. Everly James Alsop entered the world 10 days ago, and we love her more than we could ever imagine. Ever since she was born I’ve been trying to figure out how to accurately describe what I have felt the last few days. It’s not enough to just say that our lives have changed forever, but I can’t really find words to explain what I’m feeling.

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