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I left you last time waiting for more info on how to plan out and outfit your boudoir studio of your dreams! After being in my commercial/industrial studio space for more than a decade, I leased a new loft-style studio space this summer. This is part 2 of my studio–all about how I’ve found the props […]

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If you’re looking to move your studio into commercial space, you have a lot to think about. Whether it’s your first studio, your second or third, you need to make this move carefully to save yourself stress and money. Moving into a studio is expensive, and it’s easy to jump into a space—any space—out of […]

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As I have been teaching more new boudoir photographers, I have noticed during our demo shoot I repeat this:  “Stop and look at the back of your camera, and check out the shots as you take them. Make sure you are capturing what you think you are.”  I think they are just so excited to be shooting, they are in the […]

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To workshop or not to workshop. That is the question. There are so many workshops in the photography industry.   Everything you can think of is being taught at a workshop.  I am even considering giving a few workshops in the future.  But that isn’t what this is about.  I spent a lot of time pondering […]

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No matter what genre you shoot, with portraiture we aim to make people look good. Right? Yes. We all want to look good. Younger, thinner, taller, smarter, etc.  I know that each woman who comes into my studio has a list of all the things she wants to look like. I tell her she will look like […]

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