I'm Colie

I make awesomely real photos + everyday films for families just like yours, even in a pandemic.







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Colie James is a Boulder newborn photographer + filmmaker providing family photojournalism and lifestyle newborn photography to her clients in Lafayette, Colorado and beyond.  

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Professional Family Home Video – A collection of films with the K Family

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It’s been a hot minute since I blogged anything, particularly a professional family home video.  I will take this opportunity to totally blame COVID for my utter lack of posts around here. Because I was only taking one client per week, it seemed like I never had the breaks in my schedule I usually do […]

May 8, 2021

Dubsado Tips – 3 Hidden Gems in Dubsado


Dubsado Tips for Family Photographers It’s no secret I love Dubsado as the CRM to help run my business. I often come across Dubsado users that still don’t know everything it can do so I wanted to write up my favorite 3 hidden gems. Maybe I will turn this into a regular Dubsado Tips category. […]

April 18, 2021

Day in the Life sessions during a pandemic are still happening!

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Day in the Life Session during a pandemic | Dallas, TX Jan 2021. I refuse to let the pandemic get in the way of offering Day in the Life sessions, so YES I am still doing them with some precautions. First, I hopped in my car and drove to Dallas for this session AND brought […]

March 9, 2021

Denver Family Holiday Photos Reimagined

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Denver Family Holiday Photos. When you think of holiday photos, do you imagine a fake Christmas tree backdrop, matching Christmas sweaters, and forced smiles? These are holiday photos reimagined, no JCPenny studio for you! Can you imagine just sitting around the house, making gingerbread houses, roasting marshmallows, singing Christmas carols, and playing a friendly game […]

February 1, 2021

Shoebox Photos | Printing your family photos for your children

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Printing Your Family Photos So I know I am getting up there and my mind isn’t as fresh as it used to be, but I simply cannot fathom that this is the first time I have written about this on the blog. I have searched and can’t find a post I swear I wrote years […]

January 15, 2021

Dubsado for Family Photographers – It’s my Dubsadoversary

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Dubsado for Family Photographers 😍 While I am a super loyal customer, I do not hesitate to make a change if it is beneficial to my business. So it’s a big thing for me to reach a 3-year anniversary with a product/company. Even stranger, as much as I L-O-V-E Dubsado I have only written 2 […]

November 23, 2020

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