Fine Art Nudes

Male Boudoir Todd contacted the studio about doing some Male boudoir and explained that he's been on a journey to improve his physical fitness. Boudoir can be many different things. It's not always a pretty picture on a bed or in a tub. Those have their place, but this wasn't it. The vision for this session was...

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Creativity Thrives in Adversity

Recently I had to pause my business to take care of my health. Recovering from a major surgery put a lot of limitations on me physically. I won’t lie, the experience was challenging for me in ways I never anticipated. As a creative, when we are unable to create, it can severely impact our mental health. One...

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Celebrate yourself

Boudoir session – Fraser Valley

Celebrate Yourself I think when most people think about booking a boudoir session they plan on making it a gift for the special someone, or to celebrate a milestone of some sort.  I often tell people to Celebrate Yourself.  When S came in this is exactly what she was doing.  Our time together was a lot of fun and there was...

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Woman stretched out on a fur rug with her eyes closed posing for a boudoir shoot

Boudoir is for Every Woman

Boudoir is for Every Woman Everyone comes with their own reasons why they want to do a Intimate lifestyle boudoir session.  T wasn't much different from a lot of the reasons I hear.  It was initially just a gift for her husband, but as the session progressed  she realized it was really more for her.  My time with T was a...

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Woman sitting on the edges of a tub. Stepping in front of the lens

Boudoir session – Vancouver

Stepping in front of the Lens 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...

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a man and woman embrace in a tender moment

Intimate Couple’s Boudoir.

Intimate Couples Boudoir Jessica and I have been together for almost 5 years now. In that time I have become a feminist. I’ve learned that feminism isn’t women against men, that is misandry.  (Thank you to Jessica for educating me on this) It’s about realizing that gender does not dictate what you are or are not qualified to do. I realize...

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Photography Mentoring Vancouver Boudoir Photographer and Educator

Photography Mentoring

Photography Mentoring 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 Photography Mentoring, as she had recently taken up interest in photographing boudoir. Quite the divergence from the newborn...

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Intimate Lifestyle Photographer Vancouver

Dedication Payoff – Vancouver Boudoir Photography

After working hard on her personal health and fitness routine for 16 weeks leading up to her intimate lifestyle photoshoot, Miss N was still feeling nervous. She worried about how to position her body and manage facial expressions...

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Voyage through aging, motherhood and immigration.

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. Let's explore a Voyage through aging, motherhood and immigration "For me, taking self-portraits are not and have never been about vanity; they signify exploration, questioning and discovery. They take...

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Vancouver boudoir photographer image of woman in butterfly robe sitting on vintage couch

Ovarian Issues and Self Worth

"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...

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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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Black and White photo of a woman standing by a window with black body suit and short curly hair Maple Ridge Fraser Valley BC

Giving Thanks – Empowered Photography – Daily Inspiration

“Gratitude means to recognize the good in your life, be thankful for whatever you have, some people may not even have one of those things you consider precious to you (love, family, friends etc). Each day give thanks for the gift of life.You are blessed” ― Pablo   I have much to be thankful for myself. Family - Friends - amazing clients<3 Beauties...

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Woman laying on a bed in white lingerie lit by natural window light

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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