MY BLOG

  • Boudoir Photography Tips: The Importance of Branding
    May 21, 2019
      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...
  • Monday Muse - Kiki Smith
    May 20, 2019
      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...
  • Staying Centered
    May 15, 2019
    “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 ______________________________________...
  • Boudoir Photography Tips: 3 Rules for Good Composition in Photography
    May 14, 2019
      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...
  • Monday Muse: Desiree
    May 13, 2019
    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...
  • Supernova
    May 10, 2019
    She draped herself in beauty and chaos with all the elegance of a supernova. -Jon Mills
  • Boudoir Photo Tips: What Questions to Ask Your Client
    May 7, 2019
    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...
  • Monday Muse Julia Margaret Cameron
    May 6, 2019
      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...
  • The importance of Breathing
    May 1, 2019
    “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...
  • Boudoir Photo Tips -The Art of complimenting
    April 30, 2019
    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...
  • Monday Muse - Eve Arnold
    April 29, 2019
    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...
  • For the ones
    April 26, 2019
    who dream of stranger worlds  
  • Today Boudoir is Confidence
    April 24, 2019
      The mind is everything, what you think you become -Buddha Become More Confident, Because Confidence is Sexy You watch him walk into the room. Shoulders back, head held high, large smile on his face as he greets the people he passes by.He’s...
  • Monday Muse - Lillian Bassman
    April 22, 2019
    I am completely tied up with softness, fragility, and the problems of a feminine world -  Lillian Bassman One of the lesser known but still incredibly influential fashion photographers of the 20th century, Ukrainian-born Lillian Bassman is an inspirational woman...
  • Naked Beauty
    April 19, 2019
    Art can never exist without Naked beauty display'd. -William Blake
  • Keeping It Sexy - Show Don't tell
    April 17, 2019
          Keeping it Sexy: Seeing is Believing You know how in movies you’ll sometimes see someone babbling, because they’re flustered and nervous by the presence of another person, and the other person, without saying a word, will simply step forward and...
  • Monday Muse - Lady Gaga
    April 15, 2019
    Beautiful photos by  Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin “‘Born This Way’ is about being yourself, and loving yourself, and being proud.” - Lady Gaga “My mama told me when I was young We are all born superstars She rolled my hair and...
  • Understood
    April 12, 2019
    'Unbutton, unzip, unclip, untie, undo, undress.' 'Understood', she replied. -Michael Faudet
  • Grace
    April 10, 2019
    I've always been on a search for grace. Grace in who I am, what I am doing, where I am, and especially in what I'm photographing. Over the last few months of photographing dancers and connecting to the love I have...
  • Monday Muse - Ellen Von Unwerth
    April 8, 2019
    Ellen Von Unwerth “Technique undoubtedly helps make photography magical, but I prefer to work with the atmosphere. I think that the obsession with technique is a male thing. Boy's toys. They love playing.. but once you've perfected something, you have started searching...
  • Confidence
    April 5, 2019
    Self – confidence is the best outfit. Rock it and own it!
  • Rebirth
    April 3, 2019
      There is nothing like running naked through the woods! I've been missing over the last couple weeks because I've been traveling quite a bit and I've been just crazy busy. I've been taking some amazing photos lately and I definitely...
  • Monday Muse - Joyce Tenneson
    April 1, 2019
    “If I had to pick a single word to describe what my pictures are all about, I would say ‘secrets.’” - Joyce Tenneson ________________________ Her work has been displayed in more than 150 exhibitions around the world, on magazine...
  • A Symphony of Curves
    March 29, 2019
      Her body was a symphony of curves only worthy to be felt by the hands of an artist her mind was a pool of passion only worthy to be explored by a poet. -Brandon S. Emerson
  • Hearts on Fire
    March 27, 2019
      Over the last couple of months, I've been doing some much needed personal work. It's been way too long since I've really dug a little deeper into the special place that just wants to create art for myself. Not...
  • Monday Muse Kathryn Bigelow
    March 25, 2019
      If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies. It's irrelevant who or what directed a...
  • Heaven In Her Eyes
    March 22, 2019
      "I remember how heaven looks like; her eyes remind me of it." The Devil said to himself. -Daniel Saint
  • Worshiping the temple that is your body
    March 20, 2019
      Take care of your body.  It's the only place you have to live.  ~ Jim Rohn To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear....
  • Monday Muse Dorothea Lang
    March 19, 2019
    ”The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”- Dorothea Lange ________________ One of the strongest women of the early 20th century was not a suffragette, a sweatshop worker, or a single mother trying to make...
  • Book
    March 17, 2019
      Put your hands on my knees, she said,  and think of me as a book you have been dying to read. -Michael Faudet
  • Keeping it Sexy: Your Personality is the Best Accessory
    March 14, 2019
      Keeping it Sexy: Your Personality is the Best Accessory Our clothes and accessories are the ‘aces we keep up our sleeves’. We use fashion to express our style, likes, and even our dislikes. Yet it’s possible to forget every now and...
  • When A Little Goes A Long Way
    May 24, 2018
    I can't help but be drawn to the beauty of simplicity.  
  • Top Boudoir Trends of 2018
    May 22, 2018
    Whatever top boudoir trends of 2018 you use, we are so excited to shoot your beautiful self in any of our amazing locations. We love a variety of session styles from edgy to dramatic to cozy, home-like sessions that...
  • Your ego ain’t your amigo!
    May 19, 2018
    Ok, hold up! What does your ego have anything to do with Boudoir Photography?! The average woman looks in the mirror and has something critical to say about her body! Literally this is ridiculous and yet it’s so true.
  • Joshua Tree Adventures
    April 26, 2018
    For once the tables have tuned. It's nice to be in a niche that women are mostly dominating and it's not because of our gender. We all know the stories in which tech giants like Google and Facebook lament about...
  • Looking for Guide for Male Boudoir Photographers?
    April 24, 2018
    For once the tables have tuned. It's nice to be in a niche that women are mostly dominating and it's not because of our gender. We all know the stories in which tech giants like Google and Facebook lament about...
  • Boudoir objections
    March 31, 2018
    How can I be more honest, and vulnerable? Being a boudoir photographer I have learned a lot about women and I have seen many transform right in front of my eyes. It can happen so fast. Once we let go...
  • Vulnerability, A Catalyst for Change
    February 26, 2018
    How can I be more honest, and vulnerable? Being a boudoir photographer I have learned a lot about women and I have seen many transform right in front of my eyes. It can happen so fast. Once we let go...
  • Plus Sized Boudoir Photography
    February 16, 2018
    A deluxe boudoir experience isn’t necessarily the most expensive or elaborate session. There are a few key actions that you as a client can take to ensure a memorable shoot.
  • How to Create a Deluxe Boudoir Experience You’ll Remember Forever
    January 26, 2018
    A deluxe boudoir experience isn’t necessarily the most expensive or elaborate session. There are a few key actions that you as a client can take to ensure a memorable shoot.
  • How to Shoot with the Best Boudoir Photographer in Los Angeles?
    January 19, 2018
    Want to shoot with the best boudoir photographer in Los Angeles? I share my top tips to find your dream shutterbug.
  • Rebirth
    January 11, 2018
    She did the scary thing. She broke a heart, quite her job, moved out from a place she loved, said goodbye to friends, and all the things she thought two weeks ago were so important.  She took a leap of...
  • The Spirit of Christmas
    December 24, 2017
    Rum right?! Hohoho With consumerism, the present state of world affairs, and the 24-hour compulsiveness to always be plugged in, it’s often challenging to truly feel connected to the divine, especially during the holidays. The busyness of life always getting in...
  • Post Baby Boudoir: Why There is More to Postpartum Than Changing Diapers
    December 1, 2017
    Before I dive into this article, a disclaimer. I completely support the decision women take to devote their life to rearing their young. Yes, the grind can often get tedious but I have met ladies who are deliriously happy with...
  • 3 Things You Should Totally Focus on in Boudoir Shoots
    November 20, 2017
    Working Your Assets: 3 Things You Should Totally Focus on in Boudoir Shoots Every woman has a stand-out feature. That one thing which makes her unique and beautiful. For some it can be the electric smile. For others it may...
  • Smitten
    November 10, 2017
    I remember the day I looked into your eyes and my entire world changed!
  • Boudoir Shoot Must Haves
    November 1, 2017
    Boudoir Shoot Must Haves Are The Often Forgotten Things That Matter So...you have taken the plunge. You are going to bare all in front of the camera and you have already made up your mind that you will love it! And...
  • An invitation
    October 27, 2017
     
  • Multiple personalities: The many faces in a boudoir shoot
    October 14, 2017
      Multiple personalities carry with them a whisper of stigma. The very word calls up images of troubled souls – of Sybil and Eve. Of anguish and pain! Oh what it must be like to have your physical space constantly...
  • Femme fatale
    September 15, 2017
      I don't ever remember wanting to be a girl. I always wanted to be a woman. I wanted to be a femme fatale. And now I get live out my fantasy everyday!
  • You Are Art
    August 20, 2017
      Even though my life always seems crazy, the last 6 weeks have been a world wind. I’ve been missing here on the blog for some time and if you come here often and like to read my blogs, I...
  • Perfume
    June 13, 2017
      Her perfume reminded me of freshly picked flowers and sticky candy floss, mixed with a hint of debauchery. -Michael Faudet
  • June boudoir promotions
    June 7, 2017
      Hey sexy ladies! Summer is finally here and it's time to heat things up with my June boudoir promotions for our annual June charity month!  First, we have a boudoir mini's event on the 24th!  We have 3 spots left! The session is...
  • waking life
    May 18, 2017
    There is nothing like running naked through the woods especially on shrooms! I've been missing over the last couple weeks because I've been traveling quite a bit and I've been just crazy busy. I've been taking some amazing photos lately...
  • 5 Boudoir Props That Never Go Out of Style
    May 2, 2017
    5 Boudoir Props That Never Go Out of Style and every photographer should have. Boudoir is a straight up addiction. At Least for me it is. The liberation, exhilaration and the transcendental quality of the sessions get you hooked to...
  • Pretty in Pink
    February 28, 2017
      The color pink makes everything look pretty...
  • Flow
    February 27, 2017
      Be fluid, like water moving down the stream. There is nothing in your way, you move through obstacles, there is no resistance, there is just flow.
  • Touch the sky
    February 9, 2017
      Only from the heart can you touch the sky -Rumi I found dance after some very difficult years of being bullied, teased and tormented. I found dance at a time in my life when it seemed like there wasn't much...
  • The Best First Year Anniversary Gift Ever!
    January 30, 2017
      Anniversary gifts are tricky. The occasion is so laden with meaning and expectations that many people get cold feet when it comes to picking something that stands for commitment, love and dedication. Traditionally speaking the first anniversary gift calls for...
  • How to hire a boudoir photographer you are comfortable with?
    January 27, 2017
      How to hire a boudoir photographer you are comfortable with? Wow, now that’s a question that very few clients ask – especially if they are lending themselves to this art form for the first time! Most people focus on...
  • The future is female
    January 21, 2017
      My mind. My Body. My Freedom. Women's Rights Are HuMan Rights  and I will not give in and I will not give up.
  • Mirror, Mirror
    January 14, 2017
      Dear you, Make peace with the woman in the mirror and watch the reflection change.
  • Boudoir Couple Poses to Sizzle the New Year
    January 12, 2017
      Boudoir Couple Poses to Sizzle the New Year Can you believe how fast 2016 passed us by? We are already standing on the verge of the New Year with a clean slate waiting promises and commitments. For most couples this can be...
  • For the ones
    January 7, 2017
      who dream of stranger worlds.
  • Fiction Boudoir
    January 4, 2017
      Fiction Boudoir: Channeling Strong Female Characters  So, did you do it? Did you ogle Zachary Howell in the Harry Potter style male boudoir session that has taken the country by storm? It is every girl’s dream come true. Seeing the shy...
  • Life Takes Pampering Promo
    December 31, 2016
      What if you devoted the New year to simply loving yourself more! It's that time again fro our annual new years promo, so say hello to our Life Takes Pampering  flash boudoir sale with Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  Whether...
  • Boudoir with Cosabella
    June 8, 2016
    A sneak peek of a hot boudoir shoot I did in Palm springs a couple months ago. I can't say enough nice things about the Riviera Hotel in Palm Springs. They let us shoot wherever we wanted, the bathrooms, the...
  • Boudoir with Cosabella
    June 8, 2016
    A sneak peek of a hot boudoir shoot I did in Palm springs a couple months ago. I can't say enough nice things about the Riviera Hotel in Palm Springs. They let us shoot wherever we wanted, the bathrooms, the...
  • Monday Muse
    June 6, 2016
      If you find someone that is able turn pain into poetry, don't let them go...
  • Lightening in a bottle
    June 6, 2016
      Happy Friday all you lovely people! I just sat down with a nice glass of Rose and some fresh homemade carrot summer soup and I'm feelin pretty unperturbable! I've been missing for a minute because I was out of town...
  • Sexy Sundays
    June 4, 2016
      A little sneak peek from my steamiest couples boudoir session to date...  A little Sexy Sunday Foreplay!
  • Inner Beauty Charity Month
    May 31, 2016
    Due to the tremendous success from October’s Operation Smile Boudoir Charity Event, we are bringing it back with an even sweeter deal! Last years promotion needed up providing life-changing surgeries to 5 children with debilitating cleft palettes. This was...
  • Girl Getaways
    May 20, 2016
      We don't get enough of them, do we? Girl Getaways are the best, and can be just what the doctor ordered. As women, artists, souls in need of adventure and inspiration, we need to do these more often. A...
  • I am a feminist
    May 17, 2016
      I stumbled upon Marlies Dekkers a few months ago when I was in Vegas for Curve, which is a traveling lingerie show. I was researching brands for midnight muse. When I hit her booth, I could not help but...
  • Spring into Sexy
    May 16, 2016
      I have been cleansing now for 15 days. I fasted for three days and for the other 12 days I ate one simple clean meal every day with replacement shakes for breakfast and dinner. I have no idea if...
  • Playa Viva
    May 15, 2016
    A few months ago I went to Mexico to help my dear friend Sarah out with starting her youtube channel, easy love.   After missing my flight then my connection, I ended up in Mexico City. I left the airport against...
  • Be the muse, it is your intimate shoot
    November 10, 2015
      A muse! Who is she? An archetypal goddess beautiful and terrible…raining her inspiration on mere mortals and taking it away at the slightest misdemeanor? Or the gentle voice inside you that urges you to act when you behold vistas...
  • Couples Boudoir Contest Winner
    February 6, 2015
    I posted a couple weeks ago announcing that I was giving away a couples boudoir shoot to one lucky couple and I am beyond thrilled to share the winner with you today! A few months ago I photographed Jill. She came in...