Stop trying to be the best!

behind the camera

Stop trying to be the best! Work on being different & creating your distint style.
I believe in an aboundent universe. There is more than enough money and work to go around.
We are NOT one another’s competition we are one another’s support team and fellow comrades. We can do this together!

~Love, Scarlett

“There are no secrets to sucess. it is the result if preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” -Colin Powel

Do you think we don’t know when you Photoshop all our fat away?

(I am not saying don’t Photoshop. Lightroom and Photoshop are both god sent programs that I love too.) With the above image I am talking to the very small amount of photographers that go crazy. – You know who you are. If your clients are happy with your work your on the right track. If not try the following suggestions.

Finding inspiration in the small stuff..

I am wracking my brain trying to think of topics for upcoming BPU blog posts. Maybe that’s a good beginning to a post?? Finding inspiration! You know, the little tidbits of inspiration that turns into a new shoot pose, layout or concept. Finding inspiration in the small stuff… People think the real work is the … Continue reading

Lighting 101: Shooting the Back Pose with the Miniture Training Studio

Lighting demo #1 The following 7 shots are all the same set-up each from a different angle.  In this shot the client in kneeling on her feet and hands on her legs elbows back.  Although the miniature lights aren’t pointing in exactly the right spots the general set up is the same and the image below.  … Continue reading

Step by step secrets to successful networking and hand in hand co-op partnerships

The art of networking is just that an art and I am going to tell you exactly how we get a shop to say yes. First off work one partnership at a time and be consistent. When Bo and I want to work with a new boutique or spa we start by visiting the shop and … Continue reading

Are you ready for Christmas?

Christmas is coming do you have your trees all in a row? Since 1st Christmas Sunday we have played Christmas music here in the studio. The phone has rung off the hook non-stop with last-minute bookings. We even extended the studio hours to accommodate an extra 12 shoot a week. Now that the rush and … Continue reading

Boudoir Book’s

Boudoir Photographers Resources! I am recommending 3 books today: First is: Boudoir Photography: The Complete Guide to Shooting Intimate Portraits by Critsey Rowe: http://www.coutureboudoir.com $29.99 Available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Boudoir-Photography-Complete-Shooting-Portraits/dp/0817400117 Second is:  Boudoir Photography: A guide to Excellence by Tammy Smith Warnock $15,99  Available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Boudoir-Photography-Excellence-Invest-Knowledge/dp/0956546323 Third is: Exposed Redefining Boudoir by Christa Meola $235.00 … Continue reading

Q&A: Building your Smashing Boudoir Portfolio

Q: How important is a portfolio anyway?   A: Your boudoir portfolio is very important! Q: Why? A: How else will your potential clients know they want to book with you? Q: I am a new to boudoir and have nothing to show… now what? A: This is the chicken and the egg question… What … Continue reading

Boudoir is Magical!

Boudoir Photographers Unite!

Boudoir Photographers Unite!