How much touch-up and editing do you think is ok?

Please note: These images were made for this post (not a client) The rawness of the image is intentional in order to show the age, size and sun damage of the skin and to hopefully start a constructive discussion about post editing.

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

Advertising Your Boudoir Photography Business on a Zero Dollar Budget

 Ok, Advertising on a 0$ budget. Here are a few ideas… 1.Befriended everyone especial local business owners, join community clubs and business clubs. People always say “it’s who you know that counts” I say “then go out and meet them”! 2.Get to know other Boudoir Photographers ask marketing question and give you ideas. Since few of us … Continue reading

Shoot Process: How We Do It

How many days or weeks is it okay to let your client wait until they get to see their pictures after the shoot? How much time you schedule between your shoot and following viewing is up to you. For example: Today one of our clients is from southern German. She arrived in the studio an hour ago. So … Continue reading

Boudoir Advertising & Marketing

Advertising & Marketing by Scarlett V. Damen originally posted on Boudoir Photographers Unite on Monday, 04 April 2011 How much should I plan to spend on advertising? If you know $6.93 stands between you and your start-up dream boudoir photo studio, what would you do to find that $6.93? Cancel the gym membership and workout at … Continue reading

Boudoir in its essence is not something that will disappear without a fight!

Boudoir in its essence is not something that will disappear without a fight! In one form or other nudes, artistic nudes, semi nudes and implied nudes have been common for hundreds of years.  We find it in the earliest photographs, paintings, sketches and even sculptures.  The art of boudoir photography although not called boudoir is found … Continue reading

Loving Your Boudoir Business

Behind every great photo is a boudoir business. Big or small it’s there and it’s yours! Maybe it’s a room in your home, maybe it’s a converted industrial warehouse or a commercial property like the Boudoir Divas. ( Perhaps its a historical mill like Miss Boudoir ( or a converted church like FYEO Portraits. ( Or maybe like … Continue reading

15 Boudoir Business Moments to Cherish and Remember

15 Boudoir Business Moments to Cherish and Remember   by Scarlett V. Damen originally posted on Boudoir Photographers Unite on Friday, 22 April 2011 Your first paid boudoir shoot. The first major advertising mistake you make, and what you learned from it. The date you realize your clients love your work and that your prices are … Continue reading