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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...

Preparing Your Groom for Your E-Shoot

  • Wedding Wednesday

we go! This could either be a major FAIL or something new that gets incorporated every now and then into the blog! We’ll see! Video posting and recording is NOT my strongest area! As you will be able to tell, my train of thought escapes me sometimes! However, despite my mess ups and murmuring, you get to meet Bokeh and hear 3 tips about how to PREPARE THE GROOM for the engagement session!  This is actually a VERY important  thing to consider before your shoot.  The more your fiance’ is prepared, the more relaxed he will feel and the more genuine your images will be!

 

B&B Style

  • A Quick Getaway

are still considering ourselves newlyweds. It hasn’t been two years yet…. so we’re still in that category right? It’s so funny…. when you’ve known someone your whole life and then dated them since you were 15… you think you know everything about one another… but that’s not true! We’re learning new stuff all the time and our most recent discovery is that we’re not 100% IN LOVE with staying at a Bed&Breakfast.  Weird right?! All of our friends LOVE B&B’s!! I mean, who doesn’t love a quaint little homy place to stay for the night? Now don’t get us wrong… it was awesome! The house was BEAUTIFUL, the meal was AMAZING

Time Savers | Photojunction & Album Exposure

  • Ask Anything

you thought we were DONE we all the “Time Savers” posts! Nope! I still have a few more I’d love to share. I find out about new programs and tricks through my own research AND through other photographers that SHARE what is working for them. Let me be clear…. this works for ME…. it may not work for you! There are SO many different options for EVERYTHING when it comes to the photography industry! You really have to give things a try for yourself and figure out what works for you. I spent SO much time trying to make OTHER PEOPLE’S systems WORK for my business and that’s just not smart. You have

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