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You’re Never Too Old for Nude Modeling

No matter what form of media an artist prefers to work in, the nude has long been a subject for artists. Photographers, in particular, have been creating images of beautiful undraped women ever since the invention of the photographic process more than 150 years ago. Early photographers imported from painting the terms art nude and figure nude but there really is no one standard nude genre.

Creating a Fine Art Nude for You

From time to time we get clients who want to us to create something different, something that's more more artistic that a traditional boudoir photograph or intimate portrait. If they are comfortable being nude we'll often suggest a fine art nude session, which we...

Sometimes Keeping it Simpler is Better

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler.”— Albert Einstein In a previous post on this blog, Be Who You Want—or Dream—to Be, I offered some information about the infinite possibilities that are available when you have a boudoir...

A Little Fabric Leaves Something to the Imagination

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.”— Henry David Thoreau One of the first questions that we typically hear from new clients is, "I would really like to have one of those sexy intimate portraits made of me to give as a gift for my...

Beauty Can Come in Any Age, Size or Ethnicity…

We strongly and sincerely believe that all women are beautiful regardless of their ethnicity, size, age or sexual orientation. We happen to agree with what Sophia Loren once said—“Beauty is how you feel inside and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something...

Tomorrow is National Nude Day

National Nude Day is a way to keep cool on a hot, sticky summer day. Nudist groups around the world celebrate this holiday and take it quite seriously! Nudists aka naturists are not perverts, even though their desire to go “au natural” might be offensive to some! Nudists are individuals who believe the human body is most beautiful in its natural state and encourage people to shed the restrictions of clothing and be natural.

Nude Or Not? It’s  Always Your Decision

Nude Or Not? It’s Always Your Decision

"Nudity & sex are the most commonplace things in the world. Yet people often act as if they were things that existed only on Mars."—Marilyn Monroe Modern boudoir photography is characterized by empowerment of its female subjects, who are now typically a...

It’s All About the Mood: High Key

It’s All About the Mood: High Key

High key photography is a style of photography that uses unusually bright lighting to reduce or completely blow out dark shadows in the image. High key shots usually lack dark tones and the high key look is generally thought of as positive and upbeat. Intimate...

It’s All About the Mood: Low Key

It’s All About the Mood: Low Key

A low key image is one that contains predominantly dark tones and colors. Like high key images, low key photography conveys atmosphere and mood. But where a high-key image feels airy and light, a low-key is usually dramatic and full of mystery. Intimate Portraiture is...

Nostalgic Boudoir Photography

Nostalgic Boudoir Photography

According to Wikipedia: “A pin-up model aka pin-up girl is a model whose mass-produced pictures see wide appeal in popular culture. The pinup photography genre is having resurgence these days mainly because they are seen as a nostalgic throwback to an era of when sex...

June is LGBTQIA Pride Month

June is LGBTQIA Pride Month

Pride Month occurs in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. As a result, many pride events are held during this month to recognize the impact LGBTQIA people have had in the world. Two presidents of the United States have officially declared a pride month.

Exploring Nude Nuances with Our Clients

Exploring Nude Nuances with Our Clients

One definition of nude is that it’s “A naked human figure, typically as the subject of a painting, sculpture, or photograph,” while the definition of naked is “(of a person or part of the body) without clothes.” As an art form, nude photography is a stylized depiction...

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