If you’re a boudoir photographer, chances are pretty good that at least a handful of people have posted a link to “the letter”–the one from the husband to the photographer, writing about his dissatisfaction with the retouching she did on his wife’s boudoir photos. (Read it HERE.)
Victoria Caroline Boudoir, based near San Antonio, Texas, wrote a viral Facebook post on Oct. 7, 2015, which detailed an email she received from the husband of a local “public figure” (later disclosed in the media when asked why the husband and wife hadn’t come forward). The wife had done a boudoir session as a Christmas gift for him. At her session, Victoria Caroline says in her post, “She came to me, looked me straight in the eyes, and said, ‘I want you to photoshop all of my cellulite, all of my angry red stretch marks, ALL of my fat, and all of my wrinkles….just make it go away. I want to feel gorgeous just ONCE.'”
So, the boudoir photographer did exactly what the client asked her to do. Then, the husband purportedly writes an email to the photographer, stating that when he opened the album of photos from his wife, who had told him that he doesn’t compliment her enough and who is worried that he will leave her for another woman, his heart sank … because of the retouching.
Sweet, huh? Maybe not.
By the third time I read this post, I was feeling a bit “ragey” about it. Here’s why.
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