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HISTORY OF BOUDOIR PHOTOGRAPHY

WHAT IS BOUDOIR? Boudoir started in #France between 1775 and 1785. It is a woman’s bedroom or private sitting room where she can retire to be alone. The French word #boudoir literally means to pout or sulk! At the #boudoircafé, we like to think of the boudoir as a private #dressingroom for a woman where she can hideout when she needs some quiet time to chill. A woman has the right to be sexy when she wants to be. We …

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WHO IS THE BOUDOIR CAFE? AND WHY WE ARE SO FABULOUS? :)

When a lot of clients come into the studio and finally meet us for their experience, there is a lot of asking about who we are and “What’s our story!”  So I thought, since I am bringing my website up to date and giving it a facelift, I would tell our story before you get into the studio so you feel like you already know us. Here’s a few old photos and some highlights of our lives together. And I …

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QUESTIONS PEOPLE ASK ABOUT GLAMOUR VERSUS BOUDOIR

Is there a Difference Between Beauty -inspired Personal Portraits and Boudoir-style Photography? There is a difference and it encompasses an entire range of ideas and what is possible. Actually, the ideas and feelings and “the why” we are doing a given photo is endless, and therefore, very exciting. There is Boudoir photography and there is a portrait and between there is what is called Glamour. This leaves the stage open to anything and everything. The middle of this story is …

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LAS VEGAS BACHELORETTE PARTIES ARE THE BOMB; THE MOST FUN EVER!!!

Everyone knows that there’s nothing more fun than that last “single” night out with your girls… But what if you could make it more fun? Boudoir photoshoots are a great addition to your bachelorette party! Our team at The Boudoir Cafe has hosted so many bachelorette boudoir photo shoots — and all have been full of giggles, with the sexiest photos as the outcome.   Think about it: you are at your most comfortable with your girls. You tell them …

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RETOUCHING CAN MAKE A BOUDOIR PHOTO INTO A WORK OF ART!

We are always striving to create amazing photos for our clients and this post all of what we do with our highly specialized retouching!!  We first strive to do great pics in the camera while shooting, so our retouching is all about enhancement rather than correction. That is our philosophy! Here is a small sampling of before-and-after photos.  This will give you an idea of what can be done. We love to make the dreams of our clients a reality. …

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YOUT BUCKET LIST IS REAL ~ BOUDOIR PHOTO SHOOT SHOULD BE AT THE TOP!!

I cannot tell you how many women have come to us and told us that this #boudoirphotoshoot was at the top of their #bucketlist! It is something that you will never forget and something that you will be so happy about! You bit the bullet and called, and guess what, you’ll end up with the experience of lifetime. Let us take iconic images of you so that you will forever have them in your treasure chest.  Every single one of …

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LET US HELP YOU FEEL FABULOUS ABOUT YOURSELF!

Helping Women Rediscover Themselves Picture this: You are a woman over 40 you have two kids and your body does not feel like your body anymore. Everything is falling in all the wrong places. Gravity is starting to take over. You don’t love yourself and are just not feeling loved anymore either. Your confidence is at an all-time low. Well,  you are a perfect candidate for the Boudoir Café. At the #BoudoirCafé, we are equipped to takeaway all of your …

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WHY YOU WANT YOUR BOUDOIR SHOOT TODAY!

In these days of really fast changes and memories going by so fast, and with the explosion of short videos for social media, I am really thrilled to be a still photographer; don’t get me wrong, I find myself shooting more and more videos for clients who are asking for it but it also forces me to make more compelling images that tell a story — emotional portraits. This is what we try to portray with our Boudoir Café images. Cherie and …

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HOW TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL BOUDOIR SHOOT

WHAT YOU NEED FOR A SUCCESSFUL BOUDOIR SHOOT There are always things that look amazing on film and so I thought I would write this blog to explain how it works. Certain props and attitudes have to come with you on the day of. My first recommendation whoever you shoot with is to get professional make-up. Make-up artists are just that Artists. They spend their life thinking about how to make you beautiful and the best products and contouring, which …

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I KNOW YOU ARE NERVOUS TO DO A BOUDOIR SHOOT, BUT JUST DO IT ANYWAY!

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BOOKING A BOUDOIR SESSION WITH US! IT IS TOTALLY OK TO BE NERVOUS. Most girls are because after all most of us are not in front of the camera for a living! Also, you are going outside of your comfort zone!  I promise you that once you get to our studio and talk to us for a few minutes, the nervousness will totally disappear and it will blend into an, “OMG I am having …

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