Boudoir

Three Options for Natural Light Boudoir Setups – Photography Article

Michael Sasser has shared what he calls his most valuable video on his channel to date. Working with 100 percent natural light, he decided to make this video to help other boudoir photographers understand the importance of lighting.  In most cases Sasser explained that photographers look to learn posing as the primary focus. He suggest that it is more important to first focus on learning your lighting, then transitioning into the posing aspects. He walks through the three basic natural light set…

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First Transgender Woman Cast in Victoria Secret Catalog – Photography Article

Victoria’s Secret has cast Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio, an openly transgender woman, for a catalog photo shoot. This announcement marks the first time Victoria’s Secret has cast a transgender person for a catalog or brand campaign. Does this mean the lack of diversity and inclusion in the advertising industry is finally changing?  In the past, Victoria’s Secret CMO, Ed Razek, has caught flack for expressing a lack of interest in casting transgender and plus-size models. The company recently announced that…

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The Beautiful Art of Photographing Strangers In Intimate Settings – Photography Article

Couples photography has become more popular in the boudoir industry. It is a way to connect, interact and photograph moments between a couple to give a glimpse into their relationship. Although what happens when the couple is a pair of complete strangers? A professional photographer based in Oklahoma City, Ore Adesina specializes in couples boudoir photography. Photographing couples boudoir shows the clients a more intimate perspective in their images. However, she wanted to try shooting a couple of strangers that had never met, in…

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Selling: It’s More Than Taking Pretty Pictures – Photography Article

To make a living as a photographer, you have to do more than take great pictures. You have to be a photographer, a supply-chain management expert, an entrepreneur, and, perhaps most importantly, you have to be great at selling — selling both yourself and selling your product.  This series of videos from Trevor Sherwin at Provocateur Images, sponsored by GTA Imaging, is designed to help you be better at selling your product. Each video is styled as a casual conversation…

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Breaking the Myth of the Ideal Boudoir Client [NSFW] – Photography Article

A common misconception is that boudoir is for younger women. I have heard prospective clients think it is only for brides, for newlyweds, or for 20-somethings. A boudoir photographer in New Jersey is working to bring light to all the clients 50 and older who book sessions.  Cate Scaglione of Life as Fine Art has built a thriving studio serving the mature client, the 50-plus woman: “They are among my favorite clients to work with. I even teach and mentor other photographers about serving this…

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Quick Tips to Get the Shot in Any Condition – Photography Article

Photographing underwater possess its own challenges even in clear visibility. Coming into a body of water you are unaware of the conditions can make or break you, only if you allow it to.  I recently was able to teach at a boudoir photography conference in Halliburton Canada. My classes were strictly underwater working with two models for boudoir posing. The original pool was a large competition sized option with a heater for keeping the models and class attendees fairly warm. However…

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