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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...

WPPI 2012

  • Flashy Lights & Late Nights

around 5:30, checked into the hotel and made our way upstairs. The doorbell dinged on the 25th floor and we were greeted by screams and “woohooooo’s” from Buddy and Jill! They arrived a few hours before us and we couldn’t WAIT to see them! We’re staying at the Signature at the MGM and our room is amazing…. and did I mention the VIEW?! The view is incredible!!!! Vegas has never looked so beautiful! We’re loving our time here. The people, the food and the community is absolutely amazing!! THANK YOU to everyone who has said hello, given hugs and have  gone out of your way to make new friends!

& Making a Fool of Myself

  • A Lens Giveaway

HUGE room full of TONS and TONS of photographers…. not only was the room full of PHOTOGRAPHERS… they were full of WOMEN Photographers. SCARY.  There was a seminar at WPPI last year that had a panel of female photographers talking about their businesses and how they handled “LIFE” while working full time in this crazy industry. There were about 7 women on the Panel and then one woman hosting the event. She casually mentioned that she felt like “Oprah” standing up there!  So, me being the obnoxious person that I am… I tweeted the panel and said something along the lines of

 

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  • Ask Anything

went to see the movie “Super 8” as soon as it came out. It was one of those movies that he really wanted to see because he loves the director and I just followed him to the theater. The young boys in the movie were funny and awkward…. and halfway through, one of the kids started referring to everything as “Mint!”. Like, “Aw, that’s so MINT!”.  Wait what? Why have I NEVER heard that phrase used before? Do I live under a ROCK? Did no one else think that was a weird phrase?! I wondered about it for the remainder of the movie until I got home and looked it up on “Urban Dictionary”.  Sure enough, people in England have been coining this term for decades.

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