Colleen E. Hayes was raised in Ontario, Canada.  As a teenager she relocated to Santa Fe, New Mexico where she calls home and where she was inspired to begin photographing.  Colleen graduated from the College of Santa Fe with a Bachelor of Arts in Documentary Studies (Documentary Photography and Non-Fiction Writing), and a minor in Political Science.  As a member of IATSE Local 600, the International Cinematographer's Guild, Colleen works as a Unit Still Photographer for film and television.  She brings her training and passion for documentary photography to her work and her style of portraiture.  

Colleen is based in Los Angeles, California.