Go Behind the Scenes on a Beautiful Boudoir Shoot in Paris (VIDEO)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be on the set of a steamy boudoir photography shoot in the city of love? Now you can with the below video from professional boudoir photographer Michael Sasser who shares behind-the-scenes boudoir footage of a “dream photo shoot” he recently did with a model in Paris.

“I absolutely love when everything comes together,” Sasser says. “I went to Paris, France for vacation and decided to create my dream boudoir photoshoot with an amazingly beautiful model. Here I take you behind the scenes for all of the natural light boudoir photography you could imagine. We take pictures in small rooms, with limited light, and show you some tips and tricks to improve your photography fast.”

He adds that the idea behind this particular shoot had been on his “bucket list” for quite some time. Along with taking you behind the scenes on this once-in-a-lifetime Parisian shoot with gorgeous model Dasha Karulina, Sasser also shares boudoir photography tips along the way.

Tip #1: Start Simple

“I always like to start with something more simple,” he says. “I’m trying to get a feel for the space, I’m trying to get a feel for the light so we started with some simple sitting poses.”

Tip #2: Robes and Button-Up Shirts

“One thing that I love doing is when I’ve got a piece of clothing that would normally be covering her, I like having it fall off a little. In this case we’re doing it with a robe, but you could also do with a button-up shirt or a zip-up sweater.”

Tip #3: Add Props

“A super simple way to make your images look more editorial, or more of a story within them, is to just add a prop of some kind. In this case we’re using a book, but it could be anything. You just want to have the model engage with something.”

Tip #4 Messy Hair

“Having messier hair on your subject can add motion and drama to the photo. So, I highly recommend any chance you get, mess up that hair a little bit.”

Tip #5: Use Doors to Frame Your Subject

“Another way you can add interest is to create framing around your subject. In this case, I stood back into the other room, and I shot through these door frame.”