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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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  • I Miss It.

I miss college.  I don’t miss the classes or the papers or the stress, just the people… those amazing people.  I have heard that you meet the most amazing friends in college and that was so true for Michael and I.  Our friends feel like our family and we consider them family.  College for us wasn’t just about hanging out and having a good time, we formed relationships with people that we know we’re going to keep in touch with forever.  I mean that. F-O-R-E-V-E-R.  I know it’s hard to do.  Life happens, schedules get crazy, people start having babies (aah!!!)… but we’re going to keep in touch.  Today I got a chance to talk to one of my roommates who has been

Do you see "The Line"?!

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…”The Line”, that is. Do you see “The Line” in your images?  I’ve started talking about “The Line” like it’s a living being. I’ll come home from a wedding and will be scanning through images (normally at 3am, bad bad bad) and I’ll see him…. “The Line”.  He shows up in the best of the best portraits, in the detail shots, bridal party shots. Any GOOD shot has to have a little bit of “The Line”.  Some other photographers have emailed me about composition and visualizing shots beforehand and really, I just depend on the two “L’s”… The LIGHT and the LINE.  Light is a whole other concept that we could spend years and years discussing.

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