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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...

It's Puppy Time!!!

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technically Monday the 16th, I can officially say that TODAY is the DAY!!!! Michael and I are at my parent’s house and we’ll be getting up at the crack of dawn to travel north and pick up our PUPPY!!!!!! To say we are excited would be an understatement!! I’ve been looking forward to this day since CHRISTMAS! Now I’m not going to tell you what kind of dog or even the name…. you’ll just have to wait and be surprised… but I WILL tell you that it’s a “HE” and he is adorable… and quite tiny:).  If you’ve been to our house before, then you know how small it is… a small dog was the only option! We can’t wait to bring this little guy home and have a

The Fight for a Voice.... Literally.

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in college.  I’m a loud person… most of the time. When I get excited, I squeal.  When I laugh, I don’t hold anything back. When I sing, I like to sound like a soulful black girl… and I mean that will all the respect in the world.  Whitney, Mariah and Beyonce could be the only artists in my itunes library and I would never desire to listen to anything else… well Cece Winans can be added in there too… I gotta have some Jesus music in there somewhere!  I led groups in college and was the leader of the worship team for Intervarsity… I had 4 hour practices every week and then led worship the following night.  I never slept. Once I started this business, I would stay up until

The Knot, Southern Living Weddings, Style Me Pretty

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I have been making some changes in my life. I guess you can call them new years resolutions because these lifestyle changes all sound like changes people would make at the beginning of the new year. I didn’t really go into 2012 with a list of hardcore lifestyle adjustments…. I just knew something needed to be different. My time management needed to improve, my “systems” needed to be enhanced and my workout life needed to be resurrected!!! Seriously, just holding a heavy camera up once a week

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