Little Boxes | Tulsa Boudoir

Human beings are very judgmental towards one another. We make snap decisions about a person based on what they wear, how they look, where they work. We like things to be neat and tidy and to fit into categories so our brains work really hard to quickly sort out a person in a short amount of time. Into the little boxes they go, judged. And there is probably a psychological reason for this, like maybe …

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Fight Every Day | Detroit Boudoir

Oh my god. Hearing all of these stories after photographing and getting to know these amazing women on a superficial level is just so incredibly moving to me. I feel like I’m starting to sound like a broken record when I say that we are all similar, and that everyone is going through battles you have no fucking idea about so just please for the love of everything holy and a box of crackers BE …

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Dancing on Empty | Detroit Boudoir | Duende Boudoir

I have been traveling around with these super soft organic bamboo cotton panties and lounge pants from Rayne and Skye Essentials for a few months now, frantically trying to get them photographed. The Universe was playing tricks on me because every time I set something up it wouldn’t pan out and I felt like I was letting the brand down and MYSELF down by not following through in a timely fashion. First I found a …

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Sometimes You Just Need To Go Through Some Shit…| Wisconsin Boudoir

Amanda is a special person to me. Over the years we’ve bonded through our mutual love of lingerie and she’s probably just as obsessed with vintage clothes as I am, always scoping out the best deals in the coolest places. I’ve photographed her a few times but never really feel like I truly capture her raw essence. It remains elusive but someday I’ll get it! Either way, the images always turn out gorgeous so I …

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A Shift in Perspective | Las Vegas Boudoir

I met Aurora while in Vegas for the Spoil Me In Rhinestones shoots. From her head shot I knew that she was gorgeous, had great skin and kind eyes. What I didn’t know until she showed up was that she was fit. Like…FITNESS fit. My brother is that type of fit as well so I recognize and admire the discipline involved. We only spent an hour together and didn’t really get a chance to talk …

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Embrace What Makes You Different | Wisconsin Boudoir

I have known Samantha ever since that first day in kindergarten when we looked at one another and just decided to be friends. She always seemed so strong and confident to me so it was a shock to read her story. I never knew that she struggled back then, and that’s just it- we ALL struggle with body image issues, some of us are just better at hiding it. The stories women are telling me …

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Hating Yourself is Tiresome | Wisconsin Boudoir

Alicia, the amazing woman behind Buxom Boudoir, and I recently got together to do something that we do for other people all the time but don’t really do for ourselves…get neekid(ish) and have our own self-love experience! We each took turns posing and photographing out in nature one afternoon and I must say it was SO MUCH FUN! I can’t wait to do it again!  I asked Alicia to share a little bit about her …

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To Touch Without Fear | Las Vegas Boudoir

Everyone has their story. And, to half-quote Whitman, we all contain multitudes. The things we’ve been through in life and the things we’ve overcome shape us into the people we are today, for better or worse.  I truly believe in sharing our stories. It can be very freeing for the person who is sharing but, most importantly, by being vulnerable you might be helping someone you don’t even know. Or at the very least connect …

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Find Your Fire | Wisconsin Boudoir | Duende Boudoir

I talk a lot about how a boudoir session isn’t just a boudoir session if it’s done right. How it can really change you if you open up to the experience and let yourself be vulnerable for me. I talk a lot of what might seem like ‘fluff’ to some people. But the truth is that it’s just that…true.  This is Holly. And these are her words.  “All people have their story, whether it’s full …

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