Why Boudoir? It inevitably happens when I’m at a networking event or meeting someone new for the first time. When I say I’m a boudoir photographer I get funny looks, arched eyebrows and “You do WHAT? What’s that?” and once I explain what boudoir is I always get either A. “I could never do that, I’d be too shy” or “Maybe when I lose 5-10 lbs”.
Ladies. Let’s face it. You’ve been trying to lose that same 5 lbs for years. The time to do a boudoir session is now! Someday might never happen. The mark of a talented boudoir photographer is that we know how to pose you so it looks like you already lost those 5-10 lbs. We can make your legs look longer and leaner, your stomach flatter and your boobs bigger. It’s all about posing, lighting & the right lingerie. I’ve spent years educating myself on lighting and posing so I can make you look your absolute best in your boudoir photos.
And as for you being too shy? I’ll admit, getting down to your skivvies in front of someone you’ve met once for an hour is incredibly intimidating. It’s nervewracking. I get it. I’d be worried if you weren’t a ball of nerves. My job is to make you feel comfortable, safe and feel like you can express yourself and your sexiness during your session. The first 15-30 minutes of any shoot, boudoir or otherwise, is always the client getting comfortable in front of the camera. It’s the same for headshot sessions. Oddly enough, even my shyest boudoir clients are more comfortable in front of the camera than some of my headshot clients! I walk you through the entire session, I will pose you down to your fingertips if I need to. I will make an idiot of myself during the session (I am a total klutz, don’t be surprised if I go ass over tea kettle over an ottoman during your session!) you’ll laugh at me, I’ll laugh at you, we’ll laugh together and you will get to a point where you feel relaxed and comfortable and we will create some amazing images together.
The biggest boudoir myth is that it’s only for new brides and Valentine’s Day. Honestly, the women who get the most of out of the boudoir session are the ones who are doing it for themselves. You don’t have to be married, engaged or even dating anyone to have a boudoir session! The boudoir session is really and truly all about you & how I can help you reconnect with yourself, gain confidence and feel amazing.
Top 5 Reasons to do a boudoir session
1. Confidence Booster!
You spend all of your time working, taking care of your kids & your husband and you very rarely do anything just for you. A boudoir session is a chance to shed the yoga pants and enjoy something just for you! Get pampered by our hair and makeup artists & you’ll feel like a million bucks in your gorgeous lingerie. You’ll leave your session with a big boost of confidence and a new inner strength knowing you rocked your session & that you still got it!
2. Big life change
Maybe you’re getting married, just got divorced, turned 40, lost 50 lbs, whatever change or transition has happened in your life a boudoir session is an excellent time to reconnect with yourself and celebrate you and all your awesomeness! Forget chopping all your hair off after a break up or divorce, create a scorching boudoir session so you can celebrate what he’s missing!
3. Celebrating a birthday or anniversary
Whether it’s your birthday or his, a boudoir session and Little Black Book make an wonderful gift and it’s a great way to remind him why he married such a wonderful woman. (remember, paper is the 1st anniversary!) And you can wear all the beautiful lingerie you bought for your session when you give him the gift!
4. It’s empowering
Boudoir really does change lives! It’s an empowering, freeing and intimate experience. Let me be your therapist for a few hours and express yourself in your photographs. You will not be the same after your session!
5. You will look amazing
Let’s face it, who doesn’t want a few hours in the middle of the day to be pampered and feel gorgeous? Sometimes you just need those couple of hours to refocus, center yourself and remind yourself that you are a kick ass sexy lady! Go all out before your session with a spa day to prepare for your session!