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Longmont Maternity & Newborn Photographer – Then there were five

at-home session

Longmont Maternity & Newborn Photographer – I am in need of a Waffle House date with my favorite little person JoJo, so I decided to blog her sweet sister today in order to distract me.  If you would like to see a film with footage from the last 3+ years of photographing this family, click […]

December 5, 2018

Erie Colorado Newborn Photographer | A Year in the Life of Lilah

at-home session

Watch Erie Colorado Newborn Photographer Colie James document a Life in the 1st Year in under 3 minutes. This my second round of Yearbooks with the O Family and of course I am bawling.  I am so lucky to have done seven sessions with this amazing family as they have grown in the last 2+ […]

October 26, 2018

Longmont Newborn Photographer – Meet Moose aka Addie

Longmont newborn photographer longs peak hospital

hospital newborn photography

Longmont Newborn Photographer.  First-time newborn clients typically start inquiring in the second trimester.  After the pregnancy has been announced to friends + family and the anatomy scan is in the rearview mirror.  Then there are my returning newborn clients who just can’t wait to tell me they are expecting again.  There was one client where […]

September 11, 2018

Fort Collins Newborn Photographer – Meet Emmett

fresh 48

Fort Collins Newborn Photographer – Same families at the same hospital are my favorite kind of Fresh 48.  It was a little more than 3 years ago when I witnessed Laynie meeting Asher for the first time.  She beelined straight for her new baby brother and this time was the same.     I can […]

August 9, 2018

AJ meets Ava {Louisville, CO Newborn Photographer}

avista adventist hospital louisville co newborn photographer meet ava

hospital newborn photography

Louisville, CO Newborn Photographer – A week ago I was watching the weather like a hawk planning for an outdoor maternity session, hoping for nice weather.  Then I got the email that baby Ava had decided to join us a bit early.  So last Friday I headed over to Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville to […]

December 22, 2017

Littleton Newborn Photographer | Littleton Adventist Hospital – Chris

hospital newborn photography

It has been quite some time since I photographed a fresh baby at Littleton Adventist Hospital.  Today I got my Christmas present in November as Chris arrived a little under 2 weeks early, happy and healthy.  I was just at his baby shower a week ago so he held out just long enough!  The theme […]

November 13, 2017

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