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Stepping in front of the Lens : Surrey Boudoir Photography

Some of you may remember Marecel, she used to be one of my makeup artists! That is, before she got on with the film industry full time. She is one of the most genuinely, sweet people I have had the pleasure to call my friend. You can imagine how excited I was when she booked herself an intimate lifestyle boudoir...

Vancouver Boudoir Photographer and Educator

Photography Mentoring – Vancouver Area Boudoir Photographer

I first met Michelle back in 2010 when I joined Helping Hearts, a non-profit photography program she co-founded. We lost touch over the years but she recently reached out to me on facebook and asked if I would be open to mentoring her, as she had recently taken up interest in photographing boudoir. Quite the divergence from the newborn photographer...

Voyage through aging, motherhood and immigration.

The most rewarding aspect of my job is creating a safe place for women to celebrate themselves - to find themselves - to reconnect with themselves xoxox Jessica Rae "For me, taking self-portraits are not and have never been about vanity; they signify exploration, questioning and discovery. They take me on voyage through aging, through motherhood, through life as an immigrant, giving...

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Ovarian Issues and Self Worth – Vancouver Boudoir Photographer

"What is your first thought when it comes to boudoir? Yes it can mean wearing fancy lingerie , but it also means celebrating your body. After getting photographed I feel on top of the world . My confidence is through the roof, which for most women , we struggle with feeling sexy. Being a woman who has fought ovarian issues for...

Fraser Valley boudoir photo studio

Schöne Seele – Vancouver Boudoir Photographer

Kate emailed me about doing a boudoir session for herself a few months ago. She is still relatively new to Canada, originally from Germany, and she was feeling a little down and needed a pick me up. A little self confidence boost. I am so glad that she choose an intimate lifestyle photo session with me in order to accomplish this! Here what...

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Birthday Surprise – Abbotsford Boudoir Photographer

Ms. N came in to create an unforgettable birthday gift for her husband, but I think she would agree it was just as much a gift for herself. Ms. N had this to say about her session: I didn't know what to expect in the full scale of things. But I think it went perfect for what I was looking for. It made...

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Anniversary Boudoir Gift – Fraser Valley Photographer

Here is what Ms. C had to say about her experience: " I had a fantastic experience with Jessica. This was my first Boudoir photoshoot and I was nervous at first. I didn't know what to do with my arms. Jessica put me at ease and offered great direction. I ended up having a lot of fun, from make up, to...

Garden Patio with Ms.T – Vancouver Canada Boudoir Photographer

Ms. T planned a solo vacation to Vancouver, BC Canada last summer and contacted me to arrange for a boudoir shoot in the AirBnB she rented. I swooned when I saw the location photos. Beautiful natural light and an indoor/outdoor living space. Yes, please! I do not always receive permission to share clients images, and if I do, it isn't always immediately...

Celebrating Love Couples Portrait Photography with Artist Jessica Rae Fraser Valley BC Canada

Celebrating Love – Couples Photo Session – Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Photographer

I think it’s rather important to celebrate your relationship with one another throughout all the stages your relationship may end up going through. Finding someone who makes your life more fulfilling is the best thing in life. I used to think finding someone to complete you was the right mindset. When really it’s about finding someone you can call your...

Artist Jessica Rae with Andrew Gurza of Deliciously Disabled and Chad Walters Vancouver Boudoir Photography Gay Queer Disabled

Posing with a Disability: Introducing the Queer, Curved and Crippled Male Model – Vancouver Boudoir Photographer

I was introduced to Andrew Gurza through a friend on facebook. He was going to be visiting Vancouver and was  looking for a photographer; it didn't take much to convince me that I needed to meet Andrew in person and capture his story. This man is going to move mountains, if you don't know him yet,  you will soon. His voice...

MissX – Birthday Boudoir Surprise

"I had been interested in doing a boudoir shoot for a while, but it never happened. So when my husband surprised me on my birthday with a fully paid boudoir package, I was ecstatic! And I didn't even drop any hints! It was what I was looking for, without realizing it at the time. The experience made me feel like a...