Boudoir Photography How To

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Henry Anderson  |  Jan 12, 2021  |  0 comments

Two models are always better than one, right? Maybe if your shoot calls for it but that doesn't mean photographing two models is easier than capturing one. In fact, it can be quite a bit more challenging.

The Editors  |  Jan 05, 2021  |  0 comments

Welp, that was an interesting year! But let's move on, shall we, because as the old expression goes, "may you live in interesting times" is both a blessing and a curse. 2020, aka annus horribilis, was also an unusual year in the photography world, which is reflected in our annual rundown of Shutterbug's most popular stories of the year.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 21, 2020  |  0 comments

Have your model strike the right pose, and your photo shoot could be a success. Have them strike the wrong one and it could end up a disaster. Nowhere is this more important thaen in boudoir and swimwear photography where appealing posing is critical.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 11, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the most classic looks in photography and filmmaking is the silhouette. A dark shape, such as person's body, outlined against a brighter background in dim lighting creates drama and mystery in your photos.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 07, 2020  |  0 comments

By now, you've probably seen our many helpful boudoir photography tutorials where trusted photographers explain some of the things you should be doing to shoot better boudoir photos. But in today's video from Jacques Gaines, instead of looking at what you need to do, he explains the boudoir photography mistakes you should avoid at all costs.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 01, 2020  |  0 comments

Let’s face it: Portraiture can be challenging for those of us without a studio and a bunch of expensive lighting gear. But it is possible to make pro-quality images at home with nothing more than whatever camera you own, a cheap background, and available light.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 27, 2020  |  0 comments

Boudoir is one of the most intimate types of photography you can find. However, it enters an even more sensitive area when it focuses on photographing nude or semi-nude subjects.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 23, 2020  |  0 comments

Even using the best posing techniques in boudoir photography is no guarantee that your images will stand out. In fact, all of us are guilty, from time to time, of being afraid to step out of our comfort zones as photographers.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 20, 2020  |  0 comments

Florida-based boudoir and portrait photographer Yuliya Panchenko is who we turn to when we're looking for tips, tricks and how-to tutorials on the best poses for boudoir photography. In her latest video, Panchenko shares her top five boudoir poses on a chair.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 17, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the most important decisions a photographer makes occurs after a shoot. You've shot tons and tons of photos and now you have to decide which ones are good, and which ones are not. 

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 13, 2020  |  0 comments

If you always wanted to shoot boudoir photos but don't know where to begin, the below video from professional boudoir photographer Critsey Rowe is a great place to start. In the free and easy tutorial, Rowe shares seven great beginner boudoir photography tips.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 30, 2020  |  0 comments

Posing models for portrait or boudoir photography is a lot harder than it looks. If you're a new photographer who hasn't worked with models before it can actually be pretty intimidating.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 23, 2020  |  0 comments

You won't always have a bed when you want to shoot boudoir photography. In all likelihood though you will have a floor to work with, and there actually quite a few sensual boudoir poses that can be done on the floor, according to pro photographer Yuliya Panchenko.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 19, 2020  |  0 comments

Boudoir literally means bedroom in French so it's fairly typical to capture boudoir photos of someone posing on a bed. This is more challenging than it may seem, however, since bed poses in boudoir can either look awkward or be a bit all-too familiar.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 08, 2020  |  0 comments

Boudoir photography, by its very nature, can get pretty intimate. But don't let that intimidate you from trying out one of the fastest growing segments of photography these days.

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