Resources for Women

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Boudoir Resources

Here are some of our most popular resources for women considering a beauty/boudoir session.

10 Steps to DIY Your Own Boudoir Session at Home

Have you decided to create your own boudoir session at home? Congratulations! This can be a very fun and empowering experience, but it can also be a little daunting if you're not sure where to start. That's why we've put together this handy guide with these ten steps. #1. Plan Ahead The first step is […]

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The Secret to Hiding Problem Areas in a Boudoir Shoot

With boudoir shoots, many women feel self-conscious about their problem areas. However, with a little bit of preparation and know-how, you can hide these areas from view and feel more confident in front of the camera.  Below are some tips and tricks for hiding problem areas in a boudoir shoot. Shoot in Bright, Airy Spaces  […]

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Maternity Boudoir: A Guide to Sexy Pregnancy Photos

Maternity boudoir photography is a type of portrait session that is designed to celebrate and capture the beauty of pregnancy. During a maternity photo shoot, expectant mothers can pose in lingerie or other sexy clothing to create stunning images to capture the sensual side of pregnancy. This type of session are becoming increasingly popular as […]

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15 Pose Ideas For Stunning Boudoir Photos

Boudoir photography is all about capturing the beauty and sensuality of the female form, and these poses are sure to do just that. So grab your camera and get ready to experiment with some new ideas for stunning boudoir photos. Here are some of our favorite boudoir poses to get you started: #1. The Kneeling […]

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Tips To Overcome Negative Body Image

A healthy relationship with our bodies comes from accepting and loving all of our imperfections. Here are some things we can all do to get on and stay on the path and overcome negative body image:  • Focus on your accomplishments, good qualities and important aspects of your self-concept. Repeating gratitude and loving kindness affirmations […]

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How Does Weight Affect Body Image?

A normally healthy weight range for an individual can be perceived as overweight by someone with a distorted body image. However, poor body image may result in dieting or restrictive eating patterns in order to lose weight, which can develop into an eating disorder. People who are unhappy with their bodies and don't seek healthy […]

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Why Are We So Focused On Body Image?

In the United States, girls and women hear and see messages about how they look from the first moments they are alive, throughout much of their childhood, and into adulthood. Young girls and teens are more likely to be praised for how they look than for their thoughts or actions. So how does this lead […]

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What Causes A Negative Mindset Towards Body Image

 WHAT IS BODY IMAGE? How our view toward our body can lead to a negative mindset? "Body image" is the way that someone perceives their body and assumes that others perceive them. This image is often affected by family, friends, social pressure and the media. You begin forming your perceptions of your body’s attractiveness, health, […]

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How THE MEDIA Affects Our Mindset Towards Body Image

“Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.” Today, the American media’s impact is felt heavily in our online news intake and entertainment media consumption habits. 37 years ago, 50 companies controlled the media in America. Fast forward to 2021 and the American media outlets are controlled by only SIX powerful corporations.Americans think they have unlimited variety of entertainment and […]

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Recapture Your Sexiness with a Beauty or Boudoir Session [2022]

Think a beauty or boudoir session is only for the young? Think again. Boudoir photography is all about being comfortable in your own skin and celebrating your unique beauty. No matter your age, your size, or how many children you've had, you are gorgeous. But as we age, it often becomes harder to feel good […]

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The Curvy Bride's Guide to a Bridal Boudoir Session

If you’ve never done a boudoir shoot before, it can definitely be a little nerve-wracking. But a bridal boudoir session is not only a perfect groom’s gift—it’s also a great way to relax and feel awesome about yourself before your wedding day. For curvy brides, a bridal boudoir session can help give you the confidence […]

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How to Take Care of Yourself

These days, we hear a lot about self-care and the importance of taking time out to maintain your mental health. Just like you practice good hygiene by brushing your teeth and taking regular showers, it’s important to practice good mental and emotional hygiene. Self-care looks different for everyone, but there are some basic concepts you […]

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Boudoir Photos Build Self-Esteem

What do you think of when you hear the words boudoir photography? Do you think boudoir Photos Build Self-Esteem? Maybe you think of sexy women in lingerie, strutting their stuff for the camera. Or maybe you think of models with the “perfect” figure, makeup, and hair. Maybe you think I could never do that or […]

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10 Ways To Get The Best Boudoir Photos [2022]

Every woman wants to feel beautiful, sexy, and stunning. Boudoir photos from a professional boudoir session can give you that feeling, boosting your confidence and letting you feel like a model for a day! Check out these 10 ways you can plan for the perfect boudoir photos to show off your beautiful self. Find the […]

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Why I Shoot Boudoir Photography

Most people know that I specialize in Wedding Photography and some know I shoot Boudoir as well. For those of you who’ve never had a boudoir shoot, I’d like to share why I shoot boudoir photography and how I came to offer this genre to my clients. As a wedding photographer, my clients are (for […]

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Top Boudoir Session FAQ's

So you've decided that you're going to schedule a boudoir session, congrats on that first step!! You'll certainly have some questions before you officially book, every does. What to wear, posing, hair and makeup...there's a lot to consider! That's why I decided to organize the most frequently asked questions I receive from clients. Here are […]

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Why Book A Boudoir Session

A boudoir photography session is a perfect way for a woman to celebrate her beauty and feel amazing. However, many women end up talking themselves out of it for one reason or another. There are so many reasons you should forget all the excuses book yourself a boudoir session today.  You Don't Feel Confident It […]

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Bridal Boudoir Photos of You: The Perfect Groom's Gift! [2022]

As your wedding day approaches one thing you begin to think about is a gift for your groom. You want something unique, special, and personal, made just for him. Forget about those cufflinks or that watch that you saw at the mall. A bridal boudoir book is the best gift you could get for your […]

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What to Wear for A Boudoir Session in 2022

If you've decided to do a boudoir session in 2022, you might have some anxiety about what to wear. In the media, there are thousands of images of beautiful women with perfect bodies in very sexy lingerie that can make you feel overwhelmed, insufficient, or just uncomfortable. But your boudoir session is about you and […]

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5 Reasons (Excuses!) For Not Doing A Boudoir Session [2022]

I'm constantly surprised when I speak to the women who come to boudoir sessions about how long it took them to finally book their appointment. So often they tell me that they spent months working up the courage to book their appointment, or talking themselves out of it. I hear the same reasons each time […]

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Making the Most of Your Bridal Boudoir Session [2022]

Boudoir photography has become more and more popular over the last few years. The opportunity to step out of the wedding planning stress and embrace your inner supermodel while taking some sexy pictures for your fiancé is a fun addition to the pre-wedding prep. Many women are still hesitant about this style of photography though. […]

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10 Prop Ideas for Your Boudoir Session [2022]

Once you've made the commitment to your date and time you can start in on the fun part of planning your boudoir session: what to bring with you! Here are some prop ideas to spark your creative side, but feel free to expand on this list and bring anything that makes you feel sexy, flirty, […]

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10 Things to Do to Prepare for Your Boudoir Photo Shoot [2022]

The best way to rid yourself of nerves before an event that makes you anxious is to be totally prepared. If your boudoir photo shoot has you feeling a little intimidated, you can rest easy knowing your boudoir experience is going to be a fabulous one. Following just a few simple tips to prepare for […]

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