Better than Boudoir: The Naked Truth about Beauty Photography

Better than Boudoir: The Naked Truth about Beauty Photography

When it comes to intimate personal portraits, most women have either invested in or at least heard of boudoir photography.  But is there another portrait style to consider?  

What if I told you there was another way... a better way... to feel sexy, empowered, confident, cherished, and downright fabulous inside and out?

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What's so great about getting old?

What's so great about getting old?

Getting old is a real drag.

...Or is it?

If I ran into 16-year-old me at the makeup counter today, what would I say?  How would I look?  Would I appear confident and full of life?  Or would I be beaten down, degraded by the "tragedy of aging"?  It's a choice how you see yourself.  It's a choice how you project yourself.  And it's definitely a choice what you tell yourself.

 

It's time to tell a new story in the mirror.

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Posing Secrets of the Red Carpet

Posing Secrets of the Red Carpet

Would you like to look slimmer, shapelier and younger in your next picture?  Stupid question, right? How is it that celebs look fabulous in every red carpet picture you see?  True, the thousand dollar dresses, personal stylists and trainers, and PR crew they have at work carefully editing out the duds DO help.  But stylish celebs have also learned and practiced the key secrets to posing that make the most of what they've got when they're strutting the red carpet.

And guess what?  I'm going to teach you those posing secrets today.

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Beauty Photographer Meets Beauty Queen

Beauty Photographer Meets Beauty Queen

When approached to do a beauty shoot for charming little Mandy (Edison Festival of Lights pageant-winner), my mind started racing.  How to make it special?  How to show off her gorgeous tiara and pageant dress beautifully while still letting her express herself ?  

As a child photographer AND a beauty photographer, it's an interesting line to walk to let kids be radiant, playful, and just a touch grown up all at the same time.

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