For anyone who believes that age is an impediment to genuine success, the kind of success that is enduring and has the ability to impact a generation, I present to you one of my favorites the extraordinary Ellie Goulding. An English chanteuse from Herefordshire, U.K., Goulding isn’t your average “pop star.” She’s a dreamer, incredibly [...]
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Today Boudoir is | Replacing fear with curiosity! The Story of Grace Growing up, Grace was admonished to dress modestly. To her parents, especially her mother, this meant not going sleeveless. Ever. To Grace, it seemed that even though her friends’ parents might not have such strict standards, that those same rules were what [...]
“I want to keep creating comedy that is, as my old improv teacher would say, at the top of our intelligence or higher. It’s easy to fall into the trap of just cranking out things that are good enough to sell.” –Tina Fey ------ You might be wondering what a sketch comedy writer and [...]
“Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and soul.” - Amit Ray Believe it or not, doing something for just five minutes a day over the course of two weeks will create a habit. Habits, when performed over the course of [...]
Boudoir photographers have their own special niche in the photography market, so much so that boudoir photography has effectively become a class of its own. This is because although there is a certain level of trust that is necessary for most types of photography, other genres are fairly straightforward. However, subjects of boudoir photography [...]
I trust my work. It's a collaboration with the material, and when it's viewed, it's a collaboration with the world. - Kiki Smith German-born daughter of American sculptor Tony Smith, Kiki is a dynamo of art and political activism, a woman on fire. Often classified as a “feminist artist,” Kiki’s work far surpasses any [...]
“It is only when we silent the blaring sounds of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life reveals to us, as it stands knocking on the doorsteps of our hearts.” - K.T. Jong ______________________________________ Here's a fun fact : Did you know that your heart sends more information [...]
Boudoir Photography Tips: 3 Rules for Good Composition in Photography We’re taking a quick trip back to the fundamentals. That’s right, the FUN-damentals, the stuff you need to know and the skills you need to have if you want to take great photos. The composition is undoubtedly one of the most important aspects of [...]
She took a sip from her glass of champagne and dropped her robe without a care in the world. She was a beautiful confident woman and she knew it. She knew it because she is a mother of four, three-time cancer survivor, wife, business owner and she loved every bit of her self. She knew that [...]
Boudoir Photo Tips: What Questions to Ask Your Client You’ve probably heard it said that the success of the end result depends on one of two things: blind luck or excellent preparation. But when it comes to business, it’s never a good idea to leave anything to chance. Besides, “luck” is what happens when preparation [...]
Julia Margaret Cameron “I longed to arrest the beauty that came before me and at length, the longing has been satisfied.” - Julia Margaret Cameron ________________ One of the most beautiful and uncanny elements about Boudoir Photography is the ability of the photographer to capture subjects in their most intimate and honest of capacities. [...]
“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar ___________________________________________ Breath is healing but is so often taken for granted. Breathing in deeply calms the heart, relaxes tense muscles, and focuses the mind. Breath is life-giving, rejuvenating. Meditation [...]
Boudoir Photography Tip of the Week: The Art of Complimenting “There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.” - Chris Rock ------- It’s no secret that women tend to battle a great many insecurities. Even the strongest and boldest of us will sometimes have to lock ourselves in the bathroom [...]
USA. California. Los Angeles. Marilyn Monroe. 1960. "If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument." - Eve Arnold ____________________________ Photography becomes art when it makes you feel something, when it becomes more than [...]