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I Shot My Own Boudoir Portraits, and Here’s What Happened

I Shot My Own Boudoir Portraits, and Here’s What Happened Self portrait of the author Lori Unruh Poole

There comes a time in every photographer’s life when she has to take her own portrait. A headshot for the website, an attempt at family portraits with a tripod and a timer. You may or may not know, I went to school for art – the drawing and painting kind. We were assigned some form […]

Miss B | North Carolina Boudoir Photography

Miss B | North Carolina Boudoir Photography North Carolina bridal boudoir

Miss B met us at the Forever Bridal show in Raleigh.  She wasn’t looking for a wedding photographer — she already had one booked — but was definitely interested in boudoir.  This is actually really common!  We meet lots of brides-to-be looking for a North Carolina boudoir photographer, who have already booked their wedding photographer, […]

Mrs. D. | The Ultimate Boudoir Gift Idea

Mrs. D. | The Ultimate Boudoir Gift Idea boudoir products showing canvas wall portrait image box portrait album and folio

The Ultimate Boudoir Gift Idea in Wilmington, NC Mrs. D. came to me looking to create a sexy surprise gift for her hubby.  Like many of my clients, she wanted classy boudoir pictures… definitely sexy, playful, and gorgeous.  Mrs. D. loved our shower set and our newly designed boudoir studio.  Looking at our session options, […]

Boudoir Outfit Inspiration: Bodystockings

Boudoir Outfit Inspiration: Bodystockings boudoir outfit inspiration bodystocking

Looking for outfit ideas for your boudoir portrait session?  For this week’s What to Wear Wednesday, we bring you The Bodystocking.  It’s like a bodysuit and pantyhose all in one piece. Look for fun details like lace, stripes, garter-like bands, and more. When shopping, decide how much “peekaboo” action you want.  Many of the models […]

When I Fell in Love with Boudoir – A Self Love Journey

When I Fell in Love with Boudoir – A Self Love Journey self love boudoir wilmington nc

I got into boudoir photography for all the wrong reasons.  It wasn’t love at first sight. It wasn’t right away. But when it clicked, it was transformative. It wasn’t love at first sight. The first time I saw boudoir photographs, I was probably 18.  It was the 90s, and a family I babysat for had […]

Glammed up with Professional Hair & Makeup for your Boudoir Shoot

Glammed up with Professional Hair & Makeup for your Boudoir Shoot boudoir hair and makeup

Boudoir Hair and Makeup Boudoir photography is a pampering experience to help you look and feel beautiful, regain your confidence, and bring out your inner Vixen. As part of that goal, we include boudoir hair and makeup styling from a professional artist in every shoot. What can a hair and makeup artist do for me? […]

What to Wear Wed | Velvet Bodysuit | Boudoir Outfit Inspiration

What to Wear Wed | Velvet Bodysuit | Boudoir Outfit Inspiration velvet bodysuit boudoir inspiration

Velvet + Boudoir = HOT One of the most sensual fabrics to hit recent trends is velvet, and this makes it perfect for boudoir. Why? Have you ever been able to resist running your hands allll over velvet? I didn’t think so. Play up the accessories This velvet “bodysuit” is actually a swimsuit, but with […]

Valentine’s Gift Ideas | 2018 Exclusive Boudoir Event

Valentine’s Gift Ideas | 2018 Exclusive Boudoir Event

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.22.3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.89″]   With Valentine’s Day approaching, we’ve got a great Valentine’s gift idea: Our Exclusive Boudoir Event! Our annual event is the ultimate in pampering and empowerment: get glammed up with hair and makeup by Tyler Kent Salon, bring out your inner Vixen with boudoir photography […]

Pantone Greenery Wedding Inspiration | 2017 Color of the Year

Pantone Greenery Wedding Inspiration | 2017 Color of the Year pantone greenery wedding inspiration

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text saved_tabs=”all” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”] Pantone Greenery Wedding Ideas   Every year, Pantone (considered THE authority on color), chooses their Color of the Year.  Each year’s color is chosen based on understanding cultural trends and influences.  For 2017, Pantone has announced “Greenery” as the color of the year, […]