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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...

Increase the value and demand for your business

The 4 Dimensions of Value in Business

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When I was in college, I started off as an art major. Notice I said “Started off as”…. I didn’t graduate as an art major. Why? Well, there was this little thing called 3D design that completely turned me off to the entire degree! I can design one dimensionally…. but add two other sides and I’m sunk. I just couldn’t do it! I BARELY made it through Sculpture 101 and I knew that this wasn’t for me! It’s hard enough to focus on one side, much less THREE! There were times when I felt like I was really making progress on my sculpture and then I would turn it around and realize that I had neglected the other two sides!!

an online educational website for photographers

My Newest Resource for Photographers

  • The KJ Education Site!

Well, this is embarrassing. If you’re a loyal blog reader, you’re going to immediately know why I’m embarrassed! A few weeks ago I shared my new KJ EDUCATION site. But can I just be honest???? It wasn’t good. Sure, it was pretty… and it was semi-functional… but it wasn’t good. It wasn’t what I wanted or what I envisioned. I don’t know what I was thinking!!

posing tips and tricks for wedding photographers

The Breaking Point in Posing

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We all experience it at some point. Awkward moments during a shoot are normal. I actually tell my couples during their engagement session that if they DON’T feel awkward during the first 20 minutes, I will be shocked! :) It allows them to feel a little uncertain while also knowing that they aren’t weird! However, this “awkward-ness” should end QUICKLY!

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