What is Boudoir?
You have heard the term “Boudoir Photography” but not sure what it is. You have heard a few of your friends have done it, or you saw my recent post.
What is Boudoir Photography exactly? Who should do it? Why? What does is entail?
Well, I’ve decided to write this to help you out a bit. Here are some answers to a few of the commonly asked questions.
Does it involve nudity?
It can do if you want but no it does not have to, you can be fully clothed and still get a great boudoir experience.
So….how do you pronounce the word?
Boudoir – pronounced “bŏo dwăawr” comes from late 18thcentury French word and is translated as – a woman’s bedroom or a private sitting room.
Boudoir Photography is a growing trend amongst todays woman who want to celebrate themselves through the medium of photography, is also giant ego boost and will leave you feeling confident, sexy & beautiful.
The session usually takes place in a setting such as a bedroom, sitting room, outdoors or a hotel room. An intimate setting to create classy images that can be soft, romantic, sexy, sensual, or naughty.
Typically it is shot in a glamorous tone with lingerie or other revealing clothing as the attire. While the term boudoir is French for bedroom, boudoir photography can be located just about anywhere. In the bedroom, out of the bedroom, indoors, outdoors, wherever the client and photographer agree upon.
The main focus of a boudoir photographer is to capture you in the most flattering way by guiding you through the poses that compliment your body type.
Who should go for boudoir photography?
As a wedding present to your intended husband, or the woman that wants to surprise that special someone in her life with a unique and personal gift,.There’s something about seeing him open that photo album for the first time and drool all over your sexy photos!
The woman that needs a confidence boost. Fashion trends tend to promote “perfect” models on billboards & in every page glossy magazines & advertisements. There has been a slight change in this with plus size models & diverse models, but people occasionally get really tired of looking at these. Well, now it can be you looking back from a sexy photo. Boudoir photography will help you discover that secret seductress in you. Why should only models have all the fun in front of the camera?
The woman that is already confident and just wants to strut her sexy stuff in front of the camera and have some fun! Why not just make it all about you and give yourself a gift? It’ll be your little secret.
The woman who wants to capture her beauty forever. Lets face it; none of us are getting younger. 30 years from now a boudoir photo shoot will be the proof of your hotness. Your boudoir photo album will be one of your most cherished possessions!
The woman that’s been married for a long time and wants to revamp her private life with her husband.
The woman that is thinking of having a baby and wants to have a reference point of what she wants her body to look like after the baby, or just had a baby & loving what motherhood has done. Even some having a baby though this is classed as a pregnancy shoot.
Any woman size 0 to 100, yes I know there is no size 100 but you know what I mean, there are no size, weight, or height limitations! No you do not need to go on any crazy diets, or starve yourself to lose weight or anything like that.
Every woman is beautiful!
The aim is to capture that beauty, your femininity, your sensuality & your sexuality your own special way and boudoir photography is there to help you bring it out.
OK, so pretty much any woman is a great candidate for boudoir photography session. Doing this is fun like, lots of fun and you will undoubtedly, at the very least, have a small handful of photos you will love. It’s about loving yourself & confidence. Everyone loves something about their body, what do you love about yours?
(ssshhhh, don’t tell anyone, but it’s also fun).
Even if you’re shy I recommend doing it with a few girlfriends, ask me about party options or girlie nights options.
Hope this helps & look forward to hear from you soon!