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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...

A Washington DC Engagement

  • Dave + Sara | Engaged

wasn’t in our favor. Thursday and Friday, Sara and I sent countless emails trying to decide what to do.  60% chance of storms was a big risk to take and I had seen photog friends from all over the east coast tweeting about the big storm that was about to sweep across the region. I had been looking forward to meeting these two for a while and because they live in different STATES… it would be hard to reschedule… so we went for it. Instead of shooting in the evening, we took a chance at started at 2:30! To our surprise, the weather was PERFECT.  The dark clouds didn’t start rolling in until literally our LAST FEW SHOTS….

 

Downtown Richmond Photographer

  • Meet Kelsey

first start by explaining that as much as I wish this wasn’t true… I’m still not a portrait photographer. Because of the demands of weddings and engagements, I have stopped shooting portraits… except for my family and close friends.  I wish I could do it ALL but my schedule just won’t let me! (And my husband would actually like to see me every now and then! haha).  I’m still shooting senior portraits for the kids in our youth group because really, they feel like our family. We’ve been in Short Pump well over a year and a 1/2  but I think Michael would agree that it feels like we’ve known these families forever. Kelsey was one of the first high school girls

June - August 2012

  • Coaching Sessions

is an EXCITING day! I get to announcing a little something new AND I get to give away a free set of templates from tuesday’s post!  So, first things first! Drum roll pleaseeeeee!!! The recipient of the FREE T4P Album Templates is…… AMANDA GERLING!! Woohoo!! I’ll be emailing ya girl!  And now on to more exciting news…. I have been pondering this idea for a WHILE… like MONTHS… maybe even a year!  I wish that I could host workshops every month and connect with all of the awesome photographers than email me with questions but that’s just impossible. Workshops are only offered twice a year during my off season and that’s how

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