Boudoir 101: The Complete Guide

Boudoir photography has been around since the 1920's but it's really been in the last 5 years that it has become so enormously popular. No longer just for brides, boudoir photography caters to women of all ages and backgrounds. Most women today have a friend or coworker that has done a boudoir session and a quick scroll through IG or FB will show you hundreds of images of women in lingerie or less,…

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She Survived Breast Cancer

Over the last year I have photographed many women affected by breast cancer. Some are women that are survivors and some are women starting their journey that want to have photographs of their bodies before surgery and chemo. Moira came to the studio 4 years after her battle with cancer and a double mastectomy. In her own words she lost more than just her breasts and her hair....she lost her feminity. I was…

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Why You Need A Professional Boudoir Photographer

It does seem at first that the cell phone would have put boudoir photographers out of business. After all, how hard could it be to get some good nudie pics of yourself that you could share with that special someone? Well, as it turns out, it's way harder than it looks! A lot of factors go in to creating stunning boudoir imagery. A professional boudoir photographer knows all the secret ingredients to create…

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You’re Never Too Old For A Boudoir Photo Shoot

There's a lot of misconceptions out there about boudoir.  One of the biggest ones is that boudoir is only for young women.  This is absolutely not true!  In actuality,  more than half of my clients are over the age of 40!  I think as women we spend a large amount of our youth worrying about how we look and obsessing about our bodies (at least I know I did).  I look back on…

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7 Questions To Ask Before Hiring a Boudoir Photographer and 1 Question You Shouldn’t Ask

You have a lot of options out there when trying to choose the right photographer for your boudoir photos. Here is a list of the Top 7 questions to help you determine if you and the photographer are a good fit. 1. How Do You Help Me Prepare For A Boudoir Session? It's very important that your photographer guide you each step of the way. Boudoir sessions aren't like portrait sessions where you just show…

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Plus Size Boudoir Photography

Plus Size Boudoir Photography?  Is that really what I have to call it?  As I sit down to write this post I keep thinking about the term "plus size".  I'm not quite sure how to handle this term as it seems rather sticky labeling women based on their body shape and size.  I don't call my skinny clients "minus size".   In a business where I deal closely with women that struggle with body…

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Boudoir Is More Than Just Lingerie Photos

  If you ask most people what Boudoir Photography is they will probably tell you it's about photographing women in lingerie. Of course, it's about so much more. Boudoir is a special niche of photography that requires a bit more than the average portrait session. It also is more than just taking pictures, it's creating how clients want to be remembered. As a boudoir photographer I know my clients have to trust me…

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Jennifer

Here's a recent testimonial from a client  that I wanted to share.  I am so thankful she was willing to share her boudoir photos and talk a little about what it was like to do a boudoir photo shoot.  Thanks Jennifer! "I just wanted to share my recent experience with Kellie. I am new to the area and had always wanted to do a Boudoir shoot so I decided to go ahead and…

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Empowered Women Empower Women

Over the years my photography has changed a great deal.  When I first started out I had no idea what I wanted to do, I was just thrilled people were willing to pay me to do something I loved to do anyway.  I photographed families, graduates, babies, and dogs.  I photographed events like weddings, engagements, and birthday parties.  My story isn't unlike other boudoir photographers, I took a few shots of a friend…

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Karen Turns 50

Karen booked a portrait session to celebrate a milestone birthday, her 50th.  She wanted to do a session that represented her style with a variety of hats and gloves.  I love when clients arrive with fun clothes and accessories that really show off their personality and style.  My wonderful team of stylists at Beauty Art District www.beautyartdistrict.com worked with Karen to create a makeup look she loved.  They also created several different hairstyles…

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