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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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Family Photos during a Pandemic | No blog posts in September

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Guys, I was so busy taking family photos during a pandemic I TOTALLY forgot to blog in September.  Not a single post. Shameful. I had several family sessions with awesome returning clients. For the other side of my business, I taught my Documenting Parenthood Virtual Retreat AND got announced as a teacher for The Family […]

October 4, 2020

Broomfield Family Photography | Draco 8 Months

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Broomfield Family Photography. The pandemic delayed this little one’s session by almost 2 months, but that just gave him time to get even cuter!  I am happy we were able to do this session before their big move.  They may have brought him home to Wildflower Street, but they recently purchased their forever home.  I […]

August 31, 2020

What is the best age for newborn photos? – Boulder Newborn Photography

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Boulder Newborn Photography There are a lot of factors that come into play when scheduling your newborn photo session. Let me just say upfront, I only offer documentary and lifestyle newborn photos. For lifestyle newborn sessions, with no extensive posing with beanbags or baskets, there is no single best age for newborn photos.  We are […]

August 26, 2020

Travel Photo Sessions in a Pandemic | Yes, I got on a plane y’all

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Documentary Family Photography.  I want to start by saying the most important thing learned from this trip was empathy. This is hard for everyone and a little bit of grace + understanding can go a long way right now. On Friday I hopped on a plane to head to State College for a Day in […]

August 24, 2020

Parker Colorado Newborn Photographer | Meet Rocky

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Parker Colorado Newborn Photographer.  Well, I am a newborn photographer that traveled to Parker, Colorado for a session.  Does that count?  But no seriously, I would hop on the tollway to photograph this family (and all their neighbors) anytime.  I actually have three different clients in their neighborhood LOL. These images are a perfect example […]

August 19, 2020

Family Photos in a Pandemic – The Great Outdoors

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Family Photos in a Pandemic. This was session 2 of 3 scheduled for this family.  At the end of 2019, I photographed Andrew’s 1st birthday party + a morning at home as a family.  He has grown SO much since I last saw him.  I love this age as they are better at communicating their needs […]

August 17, 2020

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