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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...

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10 Tips for Amazing Outfit Choices

  • Wedding Wednesday

Today is the day I realized that I’ve been blogging a LONG time. This post isn’t original. I’ve actually blogged this same post TWICE already! However, I think it’s time for an updated version! When you’ve been blogging long enough to redo the same posts, I think you can say you’re a pro! I blog for wedding photographers, small business owners AND for my brides!! This post is all about giving my current and future KJ BRIDES some great tips and inspiration for them as they prep for their engagement session outfits!

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That Time We Weren’t Booking

  • And How We Fixed It

So many photographers think that it’s just them. It’s easy to think that way when you see people posting engagements left and right. I remember that feeling. A few years ago I was in the exact same place. The inquiries were coming in but the bookings weren’t. I remember thinking to myself “It would be better if the inquiries weren’t even coming in because then I would know that what I was doing was wrong!”.

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An Island Getaway Off The Beaten Path

  • Little Gasparilla Island, Florida

So last week was completely pre-blogged!! Are you impressed? I was so proud of myself for getting that done ahead of time because you know what? I did almost ZERO work this past week. Besides editing some pictures that we took for the property owners, I answered a couple of emails but the majority of our time was spent hanging out with some of our best friends on Little Gasparilla Island in the most amazing bay and beach rental houses!

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