Author: Mark Laurie

  • Boudoir Water Sessions

    Boudoir Water Sessions

    Boudoir Water SessionsJun 4, 2022 Mixing boudoir photography with water is a sensual blend. You can get even bolder with nude photography while you splash. Imagine your mirror reflection in the water. Perhaps the added warmth of floating candles or some rubber duckies encircling you for fun. You can add energy with water splashing off…

  • 10 Tips To Your Perfect Photogenic Smile

    10 Tips To Your Perfect Photogenic Smile

    10 Tips To Your Perfect Photogenic Smile  Smiles are tricky things. Be it in a nude or boudoir photography session or in regular life. We judge a person a lot by their smile. Smiles can warm our hearts, terrify us, be a warning or just a pure expression of joy. That is a lot of…

  • When Less is More – on so many levels

    When Less is More – on so many levels

    When Less Is More. Being a boudoir / nude photographer for over 40 years, I have found that the less a woman wears, the more she can express her authentic self. There is another side to the “less is more” statement. Professional boudoir photographers design their shots. Volume is not as crucial as getting the…

  • Her Nude Photo Shoot Was Her Adventure

    Her Nude Photo Shoot Was Her Adventure

    Her Nude Photo Shoot Just before her Southeast Asian Tour Not everyone comes in for empowerment or confidence. This client loves adventures. Clare’s session happened just before she left on a 6-month trip through Vietnam and South East Asia by herself. She has gone on alone trips like this before. She is so vibrant, eager…

  • Why I Shoot Boudoir Photography

    Why I Shoot Boudoir Photography

    Why I shoot Boudoir Photography This may be hard to imagine, but at one time, boudoir photography was not an option for women in western Canada. Inner Spirit Photography was the first studio in Calgary to offer boudoir photography exclusively. This was 41 years ago. I can still recall my first client’s faces and their…

  • Busting Excuses

    Busting Excuses

    Busting Excuses: Why You Deserve A Boudoir Experience! Excuses are the knee-jerk reactions to doing something bold. Which a boudoir photo session is! Your mind may be uncomfortable with the idea, but the heart knows you need it. You are here, so there is a buried desire to do this. Your mind does not want…

  • 12 Most Frequently Asked About Boudoir Questions

    12 Most Frequently Asked About Boudoir Questions

    Top 12 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Boudoir Photography A boudoir photo session can be a bit scary. Asking questions helps calm the nerves and it becomes less of an unknown. I have noticed some questions bubble to the top, so here they are: Do you share my images? Only if you would like us…

  • His Surprise Payment For Her Nude Photos

    His Surprise Payment For Her Nude Photos

    His Surprise Payment For Her Nude Photos I have many stories of extraordinary reactions at the viewings of their partner’s nude or boudoir images. It is a very magical time, the viewing or image reveal, often full of surprises. Lots of spontaneous, intimate and moving moments happen. This story moved our client on many levels;…

  • Nude ESPN Athletes Talk About Empowerment

    Nude ESPN Athletes Talk About Empowerment

    Nude ESPN Athletes Talk About Empowerment ESPN is an unexpected magazine to have an annual nude athlete edition, especially talking about nude empowerment. Even more surprising is how many of the athletes talk about it being an empowering moment for them.  Sadly the ESPN Body 2019 issue was the last year for their print version.  Most…

  • Do You See Your Body Like This?

    Do You See Your Body Like This?

    Do You See Your Body Like This? Sarah cried out, “My legs are too big in the photo!” But, I pointed out, your legs aren’t in the photo. “I know,” she replied, “but they would have been.” This was as she viewed her images from her boudoir / nude photography session. This is a common expression of…