Boudoir Photo Shoot: Change Your Narrative

Boudoir Photo Shoot: Change Your Narrative There are a lot of reasons women decide to do a boudoir photo shoot. For some it's to celebrate a milestone event in their lives like a divorce or a large weight loss. For others it's a chance to do something special to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or wedding. A lot of women decide to do boudoir to gift to a significant other or just for themselves…

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Boudoir Session With Kanak

When I first started working with women in a studio I had the pleasure to shoot Kanak for a glamour style portrait session.  I was just starting out and not really sure what I was doing but she was a good sport about my trial and error posing.  I was just experimenting a bit with boudoir and asked her if she might want to do a few of those shots.  She was extremely…

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Boudoir To Celebrate Your Hard Work

Last week I had the pleasure of working with Lany.  She has been working hard over the last year to lose weight and feel healthier.  She had decided that once she hit a milestone of losing 100 pounds she would book a boudoir session.  It was so inspiring to hear her amazing story.  I was very flattered she chose our studio.  Here's what Lany had to say about her session. "Last week I…

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Woman Does Boudoir Photoshoot Without Lingerie

I love lingerie but it's not necessary for super sexy boudoir photos.  When clients book a boudoir session in our Alexandria Virginia studio, we provide an extensive guide to help clients shop for items that are right for their body types.  We are also working on building a client wardrobe for items that we know will look good on all women of various shapes and sizes.  As much as I love a lacy…

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Top 3 Boudoir Poses For All Body Types

I say it all the time because it's true....boudoir photography is for women of all ages and sizes!  After working with women in the studio for the last four years I have developed a few favorite poses that I know my clients will love. Posing clients and utilizing lighting is a secret weapon to create gorgeous photos that my clients love.  I have developed an entire posing system that I am always updating…

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Boudoir Studio Sets For Every Body

Boudoir Studio Sets For Every Body As a small private studio, I give a lot of consideration to our set options when thinking about adding new items. The newest addition to the studio is the teal chaise.  It's such a beautiful color and flattering for every client.   I love the glamour of velvet and jewel tones in the studio and it's easy to change up the looks of my set with different furs…

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Self Love-What It Is & How To Achieve It Through Boudoir Photography

Hello Gorgeous!  I say it all the time but you deserve to be loved not only by those around you but by the most important person in your life- YOU! As a boudoir photographer I often talk about boudoir photography in the context of self love.  What does this mean exactly?  Well, it really means just what you think it means, loving yourself!  Feeling love for yourself creates happiness within which is an…

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The Boudoir Session 101: Step By Step Guide​

The Boudoir Session 101: Step By Step 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…

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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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