10 Ways to Get the Best Boudoir Photos

Want to know how to get the best boudoir photos?  Every woman wants to feel beautiful, sexy, and stunning. A professional boudoir photo session can give you that feeling, boosting your confidence and letting you feel like a model for a day. Check out these 10 ways you can plan for the perfect boudoir photos to show off your beautiful self.

Find the right photographer.

More than any other type of photo session, a boudoir shoot requires you to choose a photographer you can trust. If you don’t feel comfortable with the person taking your photos, your images will show it. You don’t want to look stiff and awkward, so choose a photographer who can help you relax and feel as beautiful as you are.

Buy something new.

What better way to feel sexy than to dress up in new lingerie? Check out your favorite boutique for some sexy pieces, check out Victoria’s Secret, or even try online shopping.  You’ll want to keep these sexy new outfits from your shoot, so choose what makes your feel amazing.

Play some mood music.

Music at your boudoir session will make you feel more comfortable and confident. Take some time to create a playlist of your favorite songs—songs that make you feel strong, sexy, and powerful.

Amplify your look.

A boudoir shoot is a great time to try something new—a bold makeup look or wild lingerie. There’s no one definition of sexy, so feel free to mix things up and embrace your personal beauty.

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Look for inspiration.

It may feel ridiculous, but don’t be afraid to pin some inspiration images before your shoot. Look through your favorite fashion magazines and try to find images that resonate with you. Your photographer may not replicate these images exactly, but it will help her understand your style.

Embrace the nerves.

It’s totally normal and okay to be nervous. Feeling nervous means you’re outside of your comfort zone, which is awesome! And don’t worry about what the photographer sees when she is photographing you —her job is to make you look gorgeous. She wants to capture the best of you, and that’s exactly what she sees.

Don’t worry about weight.

You don’t have to lose a few pounds to get the best boudoir photos. Come to your session as you are and let the photographer—and your wardrobe—make you look stunning. Your photographer can give you tips on dressing to suit your body type and will pose you in ways that highlight your beauty.

Be open to possibility.

A boudoir session requires you to do things you don’t normally do and strike poses you may have never even considered. If you really want to know how to get the best boudoir photos, trust your photographer’s experience and be open to any ideas they she has your session. After all, her job is to make you feel gorgeous.

Drink lots of water and avoid overeating.

If you want to look your best and be comfortable, it’s important to stay hydrated and avoid any foods or drinks that could make you bloat or cause you any gastric discomfort.  If you feel good, you’ll look good.

Have fun.

Above all, have fun with your boudoir session. Relax and let your photographer help you show off your sexy, stunning self!


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Carolina-based LUXURY BOUDOIR and WEDDING photographers

Our love of photography brought us together when we met at a photography conference over a decade ago. Today, Jeff is indigosilver’s lead wedding photographer, while Lori focuses on boudoir portraiture.

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