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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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To The Fullest Capacity | Nashville Boudoir

I talk about loving yourself and learning to love yourself A LOT. I practically shout, “YOU ARE A STUNNER!” to every woman who complains about their body anywhere within my earshot. But the truth is that it’s not that easy to see your beauty when you pick yourself apart all the time. You don’t just fucking wake up one day and feel at peace with the flesh cage that permits you to live this life. It …

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Pin Me Up | Madison Boudoir

I have a great love for pin-up, old Hollywood glamour, and film noir styles, probably because I have been collecting vintage for literally over half of my life (It all started with a pair of snake skin kitten heels…). Due to my reverence and respect for the past I am very wary about photographing the different genres (because those are 3 different genres, and even those three can be divided further into sub-categories) unless we …

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Roccoco in the woods | Wisconsin Boudoir

When I first picked up a camera 4 years ago it was to take all of the ideas that were hogging space in my head and bring them into the world. I grew up on the (small) stage and both my grandmother and mother were part-time seamstresses so my head has been filled with pouf dresses and ballerinas and faeries and glitter for as long as I can remember. As I grew older I also …

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Mother Goddess | Wisconsin Boudoir

Okay I’m going to be very honest here and tell you that I don’t want kids. I don’t even really like kids. I’m that person that awkwardly holds little babies when I’m forced to but only because saying HELL NO is apparently considered rude to most people. I know, you’re probably thinking I’m a horrible human but WHATEVER KAREN not everyone has that maternal….thing. I mean I have it hardcore for my dog but people …

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Darling Just Fucking Own It- Part 2 | Minneapolis Boudoir

Remember when I wrote about this awesome powerhouse of a woman? If not, hop on over HERE to catch up and check out the first set of images. In that first post I also talked about how I’m doing things a bit differently now and I’m following my heart more. Which really is a fancy-ass way of saying I’m gonna just get a bit more RAW and SEXY and make imagery that give you ALLLL …

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Skyclad | Wisconsin Boudoir

I always feel the most electric type of alive when I’m communing with the earth.  There’s always such a deep sense of welcoming home when my body and soul are in their most natural state. All of my insecurities melt away and I’m so utterly consumed by the breeze on my neck and the grass slipping through the space in between my toes to even care that I’m twenty pounds overweight and my breasts aren’t …

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Hay Isn’t Just For Horses! | Wisconsin Boudoir

Excuse the pun-filled title! You know I had to do it.  I’ve been wanting to do a barn-themed shoot for quite awhile now. I’m from Wisconsin and half of the people I grew up with either lived on a farm or knew someone that did.  There’s something so beautiful to me about barns…the smell of the hay, the well-worn wood, the way the sun glints in through the cracks. I just love it, and I …

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‘Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum’ | Minneapolis Boudoir

To me boudoir isn’t really a gender thing, it’s a human being thing. We are all just trying our hardest on this here planet to ‘Nolite te bastardes carborundorum’ and all that jazz and it’s so easy to forget who we are when the whole world is telling you who you should be.  I don’t really care what your gender is or your sexual identity is or your ethnicity is. I don’t care what you …

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I Can’t Make You Love Yourself | Wisconsin Boudoir

I don’t know how to make you love yourself.  I don’t know how to undo years of people telling you how you should act, how you should look, and how you should be.  The truth is that I don’t think accepting yourself is something that you can just ‘do.’ It doesn’t come easily and you have to work at it every. damn. day.  It’s really fucking hard when Instagram is filled with tanned, toned bodies …

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I Will Fly On Scorched Wings | Wisconsin Boudoir

Kayla and I are Soul Sisters, a bond that runs deeper than blood or distance or time. I think we both knew, from our very first meeting back in middle school that there was something special between us. A bond that is one step past friendship, a baser vibration that could not be ignored.  And so we became inseparable for a beautiful period of time. Whenever I think back on it I am overwhelmed with memories- …

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The Body Says What Words Cannot | Wisconsin Boudoir

Half of my life has revolved around dance. I was one of those kids who started taking lessons but didn’t quit when the fun stopped and the real training began. My parents probably spent a good chunk of their earnings on all of the classes and costumes and traveling it took to feed my passion, sacrificing so I could go to competitions or get new shoes. I thrived on the rules of ballet and the …

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