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

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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

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

Boulder Newborn Photography – Building a Family

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Bodhi and Lilah are just two of the 50,000+ children that have been born at Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville, Colorado. I was lucky enough to be one of the first people to meet each of them at the hospital and preserve some moments in their first 48 hours on the outside. When I sat […]

November 6, 2017

When Eliza met Wilder

hospital newborn photography

Did you hear the joke about the newborn photographer that went to the wrong hospital? Yes, I did in fact head to the wrong hospital for this session. I can totally laugh at myself now, but I bet I will never make that mistake again. You see I documented Eliza’s arrival a little over two […]

July 17, 2017

Boulder Newborn Photographer | A Year in the Life of Bodhi

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Watch Boulder Newborn Photographer Colie James document Life in the 1st Year in under 3 minutes.   This family’s hospital session was my first session of 2016 and their 1 year was my first session of 2017.  They are a great family to kickstart any new year. I will forever associate the birth of baby […]

February 6, 2017

Boulder Newborn Photography – Welcome to this World Bodhi

hospital newborn photography

The holidays were full of babies for me.  One of my January babies came on Christmas Day and this little guy was due NYE but decided 2016 was a better year for him to be born in.  I can’t wait to see him in July at his 6 month session to see how much he […]

February 2, 2016

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