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Tomorrow is National Library Shelfie Day

The fourth Wednesday in January offers a unique opportunity for book lovers on National Library Shelfie Day. The New York Public Library founded Library Shelfie Day as a way to observe various national holidays by displaying shelfies representing books from each day....

It’s An All New You for 2021

In the 1976 science fiction film Logan’s Run, the late Farrah Fawcett portrays an aesthetician who runs a ‘beauty parlor’ that's called An All New You, that does a lot more that cut and dye their client's hair. As we begin a new year many people—men and women—make...

Age and Beauty Have No Limits

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.—Jeanne Moreau We have long stressed that when it comes to having an intimate portrait made neither the client’s age, size nor ethnicity matters, because we strongly believe that all...

A Different Question About Nudity

It used to be that the number one question that we got from potential clients was about nudity. It’s why we created a FAQ to address those kinds of questions. Here’s what is says: I’m a modest person and don’t want to pose nude; do I have to? No. If you look at all of...

Our Goal is Always…

...To Make You As Beautiful as You Can Be When it comes to evaluating our own appearance, sometimes we are our own worst enemies. Out here in the real word, few portrait subjects are perfect. Even many top models have imperfections. Cindy Crawford once said, “even I...

It’s Your Choice When it Comes to Lingerie

According to Cora Harrington, author of In Intimate Detail: How to Choose, Wear, and Love Lingerie, All women’s underwear used to be crotchless. Underwear with closed gussets was seen as scandalous…because they had to be pulled down if you wanted to do anything. This...
Wearing Basic Black is Always a Good Idea

Wearing Basic Black is Always a Good Idea

“Women who wear black lead colorful lives.” – Neiman Marcus Lately these blog posts have featured a lot of nudity but nudity is not always necessary for the best intimate portrait. As we make perfectly clear in the FAQ section of this website, “The secret of any...

It’s All About YOU

It’s All About YOU

There is no one way to make a boudoir photograph or intimate portrait. It all comes down to you and your own personal style. Recently some of our blog posts have featured photographs that contain a nudity but your should be aware that nudity is not always necessary...

Nude or Naked? It’s Always Your Decision.

Nude or Naked? It’s Always Your Decision.

Nude: a naked human figure as the subject of a painting, sculpture, or photograph. Naked: adjective (of a person or part of the body) without clothes. —Definitions from Oxford Languages What I think is interesting about these two definitions is that there seems to be...

Film Noir: Great Hollywood Looks for You

Film Noir: Great Hollywood Looks for You

According to Wikipedia, the film noir genre refers to mystery and crime dramas that were produced from the early 1940s into the late 1950s. Movies of this genre were characteristically shot in black & white and featured stories involving femmes fatales, doomed...

What Do You Say To A Naked Client?

What Do You Say To A Naked Client?

“An artist is one who can see divinity in nudity!” ” ― Ramana Pemmaraju I, sort of anyway, think of myself as an artist and strongly believe that nudity can be divine. And the one thing I’ve learned in more than thirty years as a professional photographer is that...

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