The Business of Boudoir »

Monthly Archives: February 2015

Your portfolio should be the easiest part of your web presence to rock out in, and yet every day I look through websites and Facebook pages and cringe. Let’s get this sh** fixed. Your website: Don’t make them work for it We all know that people on the internet don’t want to work hard to get the information […]

View full post »

Frequency separation: You hear this phrase all the time in the retouching world, especially when describing how to retouch skin. Frequency separation is not the most intuitive technique, but when you get a handle on it it can be used for way more than just retouching skin. It’s more accurate then just blurring skin as it […]

View full post »

Last year, a client asked me to incorporate a set of nude photographs of her doing yoga poses into her session. She sent me a Pinterest board of low-key photography, which is something I’d never really done before. For many reasons–including the fact that my studio has amazing available light–I rarely used my strobes. But, […]

View full post »

I hated Twitter. I thought it was ridiculous. I refused, for years, to be sucked in. And then one day, inspired by a potent combination of peer pressure and boredom, I broke down and gave it a try. Since then, I’ve had a romance novelist from New Mexico fly all the way to my studio in Edmonton, Canada, and two other […]

View full post »

Shooting on location versus in studio not only provides variety, it also gives you the possibility to offer different styles and themes to clients with little effort. Whether they want something traditional, modern or unconventional, you will be able to accommodate their taste all by finding a location that fits. And the best part is you […]

View full post »

UA-50586612-1