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Clothes On, Clothes Off: It’s Always Your Choice

Next to questions about nudity—and the answer was, as always, is “it’s always your decision.”—the next most asked question we hear from our clients is about posing. For many people their personal experience with posing for a portrait goes back to their high school or...

Celebrating National Singles Week

National Singles Week started in Ohio during the 1980s and is dedicated to all of the singletons of the nation. The week-long celebration embraces both the unique qualities that single adults can offer the world at large along with all the challenges they as...

Celebrate Self–Care Awareness Month with Us

Self–Care Awareness Month in September is a time to remind us that taking care of ourselves, first and foremost. Self-care is often neglected in our everyday lives. We all tend to put others needs before our own and so while getting a massage, having an intimate...

Open a Dialogue with Us

Photographing people—especially when making intimate portraits—is not just about the cameras and lighting; it’s mostly about the importance of the interaction between the photographer with their clients. And to me one of the most important aspects of communicating...

It’s National Save Your Photos Month

When a natural disaster, digital malfunctions or human error occur, treasured memories are lost forever.  Save Your Photos Month reminds us to back up our digital pictures, scan and save the vintage ones. It's always a good idea to back up your digital photos to a...

Window Light Boudoir Portraits Produce a More Natural Look

Long before the invention of the electrical light bulb in 1879, windows were used by painters and photographers as a source of portrait lighting. So let's photograph your intimate portrait using this classic technique! The composition of shadows and soft light gives...
Intimate Portraits in the Comfort of Your Own Home

Intimate Portraits in the Comfort of Your Own Home

Creating your own personalized intimate portrait in your own home has many advantages over shooting it in our home-based studio. It’s convenient. Since you’ll have access to your own make-up and bathroom to create just the look you want. You don’t have to worry about...

Creating the Right Lighting Style for Your Portrait

Creating the Right Lighting Style for Your Portrait

Chiaroscuro is Italian for light-dark. The use of strong contrasts between light and dark, usually bold contrasts affecting a whole composition. It usually only requires one light, maybe simply window light as was the case in the intimate portrait shown at right. In...

You Can Be as Nude as You Want to Be

You Can Be as Nude as You Want to Be

One dictionary definition of “nude” is “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.” One of the first questions in our FAQ is also the one...

Be Who You Want—or Dream—to Be

Be Who You Want—or Dream—to Be

Boudoir photography is a photographic style that features intimate, romantic and sometimes erotic images of its subjects, primarily intended for the private enjoyment of the subject and their romantic partners. It is distinct from glamour and art nude photography in...

Cleavage? It’s Not Out of Fashion

Cleavage? It’s Not Out of Fashion

According to Wikipedia: Cleavage is the exposed area between a woman’s breasts lying over the sternum and refers to what is visible with a low-cut neckline. In some cultures, a display of cleavage is considered aesthetic or erotic, and may be associated with garments...

It’s National Nude Day

It’s National Nude Day

On July 14th, laundry is unnecessary. It’s National Nude Day! Enjoy an air bath or explore the naturist movement. The founder of National Nude Day is not know, however, the holiday has origins in New Zealand, which goes to tell you a lots about those kiwis. One thing...

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