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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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Mike + Caroline | Engaged

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You may be thinking “Hm, these two look familiar!”…. and they should! Why? Because I’ve already taken their engagement pictures! Now you may be wondering “Well why do they get TWO engagement sessions?! That’s not normal, right?”. Right. It’s not normal. It’s also not normal for me to forget about DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME! During their first engagement session, right as we were leaving for their second location, the sun started to set. It was already overcast and I wasn’t sure what was going on and then it hit me… I forgot about daylight savings! Ah!!

The Parent Portrait - One Simple Way to Love and Serve on the Wedding Day! by Katelyn James Photography

The Parent Portrait

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Have you heard me say that “Micro Changes produce Macro Results”? Well it’s one of my favorite phrases in business because it continually proves itself to be true in our business. I’m about to share one Micro Change that we made during family portraits that has made a big impact on our wedding days! Now I know that no photographer LOVES family formals but we actually view this part of the day as one of the most “value adding” opportunities we have throughout the entire experience!

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