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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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The Stories We Tell – Stories from the Workshop

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The Stories We Tell website is getting a facelift as well as a new purpose.  What started as a collaborative storytelling project for the past participants of my workshops will be the new home of the workshops.  The Art of Telling Stories and The Business of Telling Stories will be revamped and joined by a […]

April 22, 2015

The Business of Telling Stories Workshop Review by Rhea Bailey

Lifestyle Photography Workshop

Click here to learn more about the workshop or register for the next run which starts April 6th  🙂 “If you have even an inkling of an interest in storytelling/documentary photography. This is THE workshop to take. I’ve actually taken the workshop twice. Yes, twice. That’s how good it is. Colie packs so much information (and […]

March 10, 2015

The Business of Telling Stories Workshop Review by Megan Hassold

Lifestyle Photography Workshop

“Registering for The Business of Telling Stories was by far the best thing I have done for my growth as a photographer to date. I knew I wanted to become a better storyteller but felt stuck in where to go next. In “walked” Colie! The weekly content and PDFs took the perfect progression from week […]

March 3, 2015

The Business of Telling Stories Workshop Review by Jodie Byrne

Lifestyle Photography Workshop

“This would have to be one of the best, most interactive and well organised workshops I’ve ever taken. Colie is amazing and the feedback you receive from both her and Kayla was insightful and spot on to help develop and improve storytelling images and sessions. Their support and the incredibly friendly atmosphere in the forums […]

March 1, 2015

The Stories We Tell – Stories to Remember July 2014

colie james photography this week august 1 4

photography projects

Technically we blogged on August 1st, but shhhh.  I am so very proud of each of the participants.  To see all the images in a collage just makes me say WOW.  In case you don’t follow The Stories We Tell each month we have a collection of stories told by each participant and then we […]

August 1, 2014

The Business of Telling Stories | Slideshows

Business of Telling Stories Sept 2014 Regular Registration

Lifestyle Photography Workshop

Business Lifestyle Photography Workshop – Last week I blogged about what happens After the Workshop.  The Stories We Tell is a storytelling collaborative where many participants continue their personal growth and blog stories to remember.  Today is the first day of the June run of The Business of Telling Stories and I am so excited […]

June 16, 2014

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