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What Is Boudoir Photography?

I truly believe that boudoir photography is the most magical and transformative photography experience you could have and I can’t wait for you to try it for yourself. Most of my clients are brand new to boudoir and, naturally, have a few questions. If you’ve never done a boudoir session or you’re just curious about boudoir, check out some of these FAQs to find out if boudoir is right for you.

Let’s start with some boudoir basics!

What is boudoir photography? 

Boudoir photography is a style of photography that focuses on capturing subjects in an intimate, sensual or romantic way. Subjects are often photographed in private studios or bedrooms, though outdoor photography is gaining in popularity too.

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How is boudoir different from other types of photography?

Most professional photographers specialize in a specific niche, such as family, wedding, product, landscape or wildlife. Boudoir photography is just another niche that a photographer can specialize in.

A boudoir photographer is an expert at posing people’s bodies and creating a safe space for their subjects to be vulnerable and showcase a part of themselves they may not in regular photography. Boudoir photography is about crafting those intimate moments for the person in front of the camera to connect with a new part of themselves.

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What is the point of boudoir photography?

People come to boudoir for all different reasons – for healing, for fun, for a confidence boost. It’s a chance to celebrate your body and empower yourself. So many women walk into my studio nervous, unsure of themselves and ashamed of their bodies. Through the transformative power of boudoir, they begin the important journey towards self-love. They get to see their body in a new light and discover the woman they thought they lost.

Boudoir can be a great way to show off your body art, embrace your style, overcome a difficult break-up, repair your relationship with your body, learn to love yourself, celebrate your time as a bride, or discover your feminist power.

After a boudoir session, you not only leave with a renewed sense of self-confidence and empowerment, you also have your beautiful images. You can create an album, hang prints in your bedroom or gift your images to your special someone.

Who is boudoir for?

A boudoir experience is for everyone! You don’t have to be a model to book a boudoir session. Boudoir is for everyday people. While I specialize in photographing people who identify as women, boudoir is an option for everyone. Couple shoots are also becoming more popular in boudoir!

Whether you decide to use your boudoir photos as a gift or not, at the end of the day, your boudoir shoot is for you. It’s about celebrating the person you are and empowering you to fall in love with yourself every single day.

Boudoir photography is for all – no matter your age, size, background or relationship status. Every woman can, and should, experience the power of boudoir and see themselves as the beautiful person that they are.

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