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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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My Thought Process : Changing the Timeline Due to Weather

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If you’re a wedding photographer, there is one un-avoidable stressor that you simply cannot avoid. You can educate your couples on so many different levels and help them avoid stressful situations the day-of but there will ALWAYS be one stressful aspect of the day that wedding photographers cannot avoid. I’m talking about making the call about “PORTRAIT TIME”. There are so many variables that affect portrait time with the bride and groom. The hard decisions come in when the weather isn’t cooperating with your timeline!

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New Memories on Memorial Day

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So, if you follow us on Snapchat (Katelyn Alsop), you’ve already seen A LOT of our secret project. I’d be lying if I didn’t say that this project has been a little consuming over the last 6 months!! Before I get into the “project” side of this announcement, let me first explain the story. If you’ve followed me for a few years, you know that we have a deep love for family outings on the boat and RV’ing. We grew up traveling in a camper together as a family because we really couldn’t afford to take a family of five to a decent hotel for a week.

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