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You’re a lean, mean, lady-boss machine and you deserve to embrace it! We as women tend to downplay just how incredible we are for most of the year, but this day is an important one and cannot be ignored. You only turn any age once, and that’s why you’ve got to celebrate each and every […]

I wanted to bring out the limelight on all the stunning women out there growing a tiny human as we speak. I know this time can be just as challenging as it is magical and exciting. The journey into mommyhood can really give you a whole new appreciation for your body’s amazingness! You are literally […]

You’re just about ready for your boudoir session… now you just need to figure out exactly what you want to have adorn you during your shoot. But where to start? Picking your outfit can be especially tricky when it’s your first boudoir shoot and you have a million and one things on your mind. Well […]

I’ve seen all types of women during my career as a boudoir photographer and experienced the incredible transformation that occurs during a shoot. It is truly something unique to every woman, but is just as wonderful to witness every time. For this blog, I wanted to share a different perspective on the experience, one not […]

Hi guys! In this week’s blog, I wanted to go over all the photo options available for you to pick from after you’ve had your session. At this stage of your boudoir experience with me, we’re going to look through all your pictures and find the ones you love (even though it’ll be pretty hard […]

Female empowerment is embracing the things that make you unique, and the things that make other women different. It’s encouraging each other to look past stigmas associated with age, race, weight, and all those other factors we use to segment ourselves. It’s being brave enough to say I love myself with or without everyone else’s […]

When you’ve been in the game as long as I have, you’ve basically heard every excuse in the book. And here’s what I mean by excuses: we create things in our mind to convince ourselves that we shouldn’t or can’t do something. We fixate on little things that become a big deal to us because […]

Sometimes we can be caught off guard by the news we don’t want to hear: news that changes our lives, and the lives of those around us, forever. October happens to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we need to recognize all the brave women who fight this terrible disease. One in eight women will […]

So you’ve finally decided to book your boudoir appointment. You’ve picked the date, set your alarm, and you’re ready for your day of pampering and modeling… at least for the most part. Now you just have to decide what exactly it is you’re going to wear and bring. Narrowing down the items you might want […]

You’ve been putting in the hours, you’ve been saying no to the extra slices of cake, and now you’ve got the results you’ve been so patiently waiting for. But how are you going to celebrate? By getting a new outfit…or maybe a spa day? Well here’s an idea, why not do both? Explore your wild […]

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