Boudoir photographer offers sessions to cancer survivors

August 2019 issue News

Rhea Lewis, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, knows breast cancer. Both her mother and aunt are survivors. As a boudoir photographer, Lewis also knows the positive impact such a session can have on a woman’s self-esteem. That’s why, after experiencing her own breast cancer scare, Lewis decided to donate boudoir sessions to breast cancer survivors. “I had no idea that this would be therapy for them until I started doing more and more of them and saw how helpful it was,” she says.Why boudoir: Battling... Continue Reading >

5 tips for boudoir photography sessions

October 2018 issue News

Boudoir sessions can be nerve-racking for the subject. “Sometimes they’re women who have been married for 20 years and nobody has seen them in lingerie for 20 years except for their husband,” says Las Vegas-based photographer Stacie Frazier of Haute Shots. “A lot of them are really nervous.” But Frazier has worked hard not only to deliver the kind of images her subjects and their spouses will enjoy but also to design a session that calms nerves and is fun. She offers posing tips for... Continue Reading >

Boudoir photography: Making clients feel beautiful

11.7.2017 Profiles

One of Susan Eckert’s most memorable boudoir sessions got off to a particularly rocky start. Ten minutes in, the client started hyperventilating.Eckert put down her camera, gave the client, Anne, some water, and sat down to chat. Anne, who had made significant strides in a two-year weight-loss journey, confessed the moment brought her back to a time in her life when she’d felt rejected, unfeminine, and overweight.“I said, ‘Oh gosh, well that woman’s not here today,’” Eckert... Continue Reading >