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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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Louisville Colorado Newborn Photography – Meet Georgia

hospital newborn photography

I am often hired by families, not when they have their first child, but for the second and then all subsequent babies. However, I photographed both Eliza and Wilder in the hospital within 48 hours of birth.  This is the first family for which I have photographed three newborns. She didn’t have a name when […]

January 20, 2020

Denver Fresh 48 Photo – Meet Margot

Denver Fresh 48 Photo, St Joseph Hospital, Clementine Kids Rainbow Swaddle

hospital newborn photography

It was my first Denver Fresh 48 Photo Session at St Joseph Hospital.  Can I just say I LOVE the valet parking and private elevator that goes straight to the mom + baby center?  This little one was due on Wednesday before Thanksgiving, but she held out until December 1st likely to share a birthday […]

December 5, 2019

Boulder Newborn Photographer | Fresh 48 at Boulder Community Health

newborn photography sessions

I take my tagline very seriously. I’m done having babies, can I photograph yours? I met these first-time parents at Boulder Community Health after the arrival of their son Liam in March. Fresh 48 sessions are my FAVORITE because parents are so in awe of the new human they brought into the world it is […]

May 9, 2019

Hospital Newborn Photography – Should I hire a private photographer?

Longmont newborn photographer longs peak hospital

fresh 48

Hospital Newborn Photography I have offered private, in-hospital Fresh 48 sessions for a little over 4 years at hospitals in Ft Collins – Boulder – Denver and the surrounding areas.  In the last year the number of hospital contracted photography companies that will stop by your room for a quick no commitment session the day […]

December 12, 2016

Boulder Newborn Photography – Rm 310 at Boulder Community Foothills Hospital

newborn photography sessions

Coincidentally my hospital newborn session at Boulder Community Foothills Hospital was the same family in the same room, plus one new adorable baby nearly two years later.  Did I mention these big sister & baby brother could be twins looking at their side-by-side comparison?  You agree right? Yes I said Baby Brother!  If you recall […]

April 10, 2016

Boulder Newborn Photography – Fresh 48 Hospital Session

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 Boulder Newborn Photography   Visiting Hours Only I blogged this sweet little girl’s sneak peek a few weeks ago and now with mom’s approval I am blogging her full slideshow.  Click above to see Eliza at less than 48 hours old. Looking for hospital newborn photography in the Boulder, Colorado area? Colie James Photography offers lifestyle maternity, […]

May 28, 2015

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