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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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Boulder Newborn Photography – It’s easy to forget

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It’s easy to forget those first few days. The way they smelled. The way they cried. The way their skin wrinkled. The way they snuggled against your body.   What you couldn’t see was the way your partner looked at you and how you smiled at your baby, but I did. The only part of […]

March 7, 2019

Denver Newborn Photography – If you need a little sunshine

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Denver Newborn Photography – The best movies are the ones that continue to make you laugh or cry each time you watch them.  Sometimes when I need a little pick me up I just watch a few of my own films.  Guaranteed to brighten your day! If you are looking for a newborn photographer in or […]

November 26, 2016

Boulder Newborn Photography – The first snow

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This beautiful boy was born on the first snow of the season.  He came a few days before his due date just in time for his first Thanksgiving on the outside.  Here is a sneak peek, more is on the way 🙂 Looking for a newborn photographer in the Boulder, Colorado area?  Colie James Photography offers […]

November 19, 2016

Boulder Newborn Photography – Just Like Big Sister

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Today I saw one of my previous babies become a new big sister. She was so excited to see the baby and mommy that she insisted daddy bring her early. So I jumped up and raced to the hospital, grateful the session was at Good Samaritan Medical Center which I can practically see from my […]

August 29, 2016

Lafayette Colorado Newborn Photography – Paw Patrol saves the day

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I have mentioned sibling gifts in previous newborn posts or you may have actually seen video of a newly promoted big sister/brother opening their gift in a fusion video.  When siblings meet it is a big deal.  Their world (and yours) is forever changed.  Sometimes my clients will bring along a gift from the baby […]

May 17, 2016

Lafayette Colorado Newborn Photography Good Samaritan Medical Center – First Time Parents

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Lafayette Colorado Newborn Photography.  I had the honor of documenting this family during Andrew’s first few days on the outside.  Sessions with 1st time parents bring me right back to the moment I became a mother.  Sitting in a hospital room staring at the my outside baby thinking “We did that, now what?”  All you […]

April 11, 2016

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