Shapewear for the Holidays and Beyond

This time of year is what I think of as the start of the holidays. Officially, some people say it starts with Thanksgiving, but considering all of the Halloween candy taking over stores, and with pumpkin spice everything coming to coffee shops, October is essentially...

Bay Area portrait photography session with Nina Day

I recently had the pleasure of working with a fabulous model named Nina Day for a bay area portrait photography session. I found her on Model Mayhem and totally loved her look. Think funky, blaxplotation, Foxy Brown, big hair love! Nina brought that and so much more....

Lingerie Styles I’m Thankful For This Year

Can you believe that itʼs Thanksgiving already? I know I donʼt have to tell my blog readers twice about how much I miss summer. Well, I guess itʼs time to accept the fact, especially now that department stores and commercials are already jumping the gun and have their...

Indiana Jones vs “The Most Interesting Man in the World”

I know, I know…you’re wondering what the heck is up with the title. Basically, there was some fun being had right before Halloween and a client of mine broke out with the costumes for a little character play. Luke decided he was going to be the “Most...

What to Wear: The Glam Look

Boudoir shoots can often times be some of the most exciting and fun jobs for me to do, and I think the star of the photos (thatʼs you!), can have just as much fun. Although, if youʼve never done one before, or are new to the boudoir scene it can be kind of hard to...

Back to School Inspiration!

Lately all the commercials on T.V. and circulars I get in the mail are all about back to school products.  Whether you’re in kindergarten or college, August into September is that looming time of summer vacation coming to an end and having to start back up with your...

Our Photoshop Culture

When you’re picturing yourself in a photo shoot, you’re undoubtedly using some inspiration from fashion magazines, or other models.  We’re not knocking your creativity here, but it’s hard to ignore what’s already out there.  So after practicing smiles, picking out...

Some fun bra ideas for your boudoir photoshoot

Last week, we talked about some fun underwear ideas for your upcoming boudoir photoshoot. To complement that post, today we will showcase some fun bra ideas so you can feel your sexiest on your special day. Sexy Lace Before we get into padded, lifting, push-up,...

Soundtracks For Your Session

Much like apparel, music has the ability to completely transform my mood. Depending on the artist and genre I can feel relaxed, dominant, completely energized, playful, sad, you get the idea.  Sticking with last week’s post about how to prepare for your shoot, I...

How to Prep For Your Photoshoot

So you decided to do a photo shoot? Well that’s great news because guess what? You’re gonna rock it!  However if this is your first time on the other side of the lens, it’s natural to be a little nervous.  To ease your nerves, learn about how to prepare for your photo...

Pretty boy looks with a bad boy twist – photoshoot with Shawn

Say hello to Shawn. He’s one of the guys I did a photoshoot for the other day and I can sum him up with one word: Fabulous! Seriously, check out that flawless face, and those eyes! I had fun merging the pretty boy look with a little bit of bad boy for some very...

Why Not Try A Themed Photoshoot?

Boudoir sessions are a blast, not only for the photographer who gets to capture some pretty spectacular shots, but most importantly, for you.  Who wouldn’t love getting to show off that they’re a total sex-pot?  So I thought, why not spice it up a little and add a...

Boudoir and Body Image

  In today’s world with extreme diets, seemingly flawless celebrities plastered on the cover of any magazine, and photoshopping making the “ideal” image even more unattainable, it’s pretty easy to get caught up in it all.  Sometimes I find myself looking at these...

On Photography and Being “Flawsome”.

Tyra Banks made headlines this week talking about the state of modeling today and the messages it teaches young girls. Whatever you think of Tyra, she’s definitely an expert on modeling and body image expectations. I really love what she has to say about being...

Loungewear For Your Next Boudoir Photoshoot

Feeling comfortable with style never hurt anyone. In fact, this feeling should be embraced. There are so many forms of lingerie out there that provide a luxurious comfort while looking fabulous. Robes and gowns are particularly luxurious and elegant. Not only can they...

Five Ways To Get the Most Out Of Your Boudoir Shoot

I’ve realized lately that I spend lots of time blogging about pretty outfits, but very little time blogging about the actual process of a boudoir shoot. Many first timers are nervous, and for obvious reasons. You’ll be sharing yourself in an intimate way...

Sexy Shapewear For Your Boudoir Shoot!

This post feels particularly apropos this week since Sara Blakely, inventor of the megabrand Spanx, has been ranked the as the youngest female billionaire by Forbes. Since Spanx launched, shapewear has come a long way. Lately it’s been showing up in sexy...

Channeling Betty Page – A classic pinup shoot with Angie

I had the pleasure of meeting Angie a few weeks ago and wanted to take pictures of her incredible style. For starters Angie LOVES Betty Page. The quintessential icon of pinup, Betty Page had that unique look of jet black hair cut into a strait bang, pale skin, and...

Sexy boudoir session with Ms. I

The other weekend I had a boudoir session with the stylish Ms. I. She brought some great outfits and even a gorgeous hat to her session and we were able to get a crazy amount of sexy, fun images! Even though I tend to do a lot of darker edgier images, I love these...