Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone | DC Boudoir Studio

Most of the time I love shooting boudoir in my commercial studio.  It's is like a cozy couch, snuggled up with some junk food and endless episodes of Gilmore Girls on Netflix.  It's safe, predictable, and completely... comfortable.  

The lighting is reliable, I've usually got a soothing playlist going and I am in control baby.  I have a rhythm to the way I move about the studio with clients and it feels safe.   And at times, shooting boudoir in the same locations gets, well, remarkably boring.  I start to notice that I'm not growing technically and I'm certainly not expanding creatively.  Suddenly I'm well aware of how stale I feel, and I realize that I only have one choice to make.  Stop "Netflixing and chilling" in my studio and walk towards the unknown, the unpredictable, to challenge myself and have a chance to...


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4 Reasons Why You Should Have a Rockin' Headshot

My son Sawyer was barely two and had just started mumbling a few muffled words and phrases.  We were standing in the checkout line at the grocery store, and as I attempted to wrangle him away from emptying the contents of our conveyor belt onto the floor, his angelic little finger pointed up to a small green pack of wipes hanging amidst the gum and candy. 

He cooed, "Clorox momma."

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Miss M | DC Boudoir Photographer

I was so excited to finally get the chance to collaborate with Miss M on her boudoir session.  Plus she brought a pair of rad blue suede pumps that morning, which skyrocketed by enthusiasm for the boudoir shoot.  She took my advice and headed to Le Bustier, an upscale lingerie boutique downtown DC.  They fitted her for this gorgeous lavender demi bra and a matching eyelash lace panties.  Amazing!

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Red Hair + Alice in Wonderland meet Rock 'n Roll | Northern Virginia Beauty Portrait Photographer

I had such a blast this past year with a few shoots that took me out of the studio and on the road. I grew up near Johnstown, Pa. and I had the opportunity to photograph this lovely lady at the Johnstown Bottle Works Ethnic Art Center this past spring.  We had the whole place to ourselves and even were able to utilize the rooftop toward the end of our boudoir and glamour session.  Miss M and I had a blast in her alternative boudoir outfits that perfectly complimented the industrial background.

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