When the hero falls

I haven’t written a personal blog post in a while. I actually haven’t blogged much in general in a while…or posted on social media…or been very great at managing life if we’re completely honest. That’s exactly what we’re going to be here, though – honest. So many of you trust me with your stories, bodies, […]

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What is sexy?

A few days ago a gentleman posted a photo in a¬†group on Facebook for sharing boudoir photos. It was a beautiful photo of a fitness professional who had obviously worked hard for her body and felt sexy. The caption simply read “Fit is sexy.” Some of the comments that followed that photo are still reeling […]

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How it all began

How it all began

They sit in the makeup chair as Jade starts curling or straightening their hair and almost every time I’m asked, “So how did you get started with boudoir?” I don’t have a story like a lot of photographers. I didn’t grow up with my grandfather’s film camera and fall in love with photography at the […]

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What hundreds of naked women have taught me

There’s a certain vulnerability that comes along with taking off your clothes. Stripping down, literally and figuratively, can be quite frightening yet liberating for many people. Oddly enough, a lot of clients have told me they feel completely comfortable nude but once the lingerie goes on something changes. Perhaps it’s the need to carry yourself […]

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I refuse

I have heard from so many photographers that began shooting boudoir after weddings or families how much harder it is. It’s true – there is a lot more to think about, become emotionally connected to, and if you suck as a person chances are you’re not going to easily connect to your clients. While I […]

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