Author: Mark Laurie

  • The New Bond Women

    The New Bond Women

    The New Bond Women There is nothing like having the badass Bond with his cold, steely gaze and hot gun back in the theatre. It may be an unexpected thought for a studio specializing in boudoir and nude empowerment portraits. Modern women are not girls to be saved. On-screen, they match Bond for firepower and…

  • Angel Wings – Take your Fantasy for a Flight

    Angel Wings – Take your Fantasy for a Flight

    Angel Wings – Take Your Fantasy For a Flight Have you ever watched Victoria’s Secret models strut down the runways flaunting their bouncy wings? Wishing you could wear a pair like that? Or perhaps you are just an angel at heart, would like to play the part. There is a serenity you feel when these…

  • The Matchmaker Experiences Her Thrill

    The Matchmaker Experiences Her Thrill

    The Matchmaker Experiences Her Thrill Working a nude and boudoir photoshoot. I did a nude & boudoir photography session with a Matchmaker the other day. It was such a delight. As we talked, I realized what we do is similar. We find each person’s personal beauty. We bring it to the surface for our clients…

  • Courage vs Confidence

    Courage vs Confidence

    Courage vs Confidence The Boudoir Factor Most people think that confidence is what they need, and it becomes what they search for. I must admit that few women first think that a nude or boudoir photo session can be a solution. I’ll come back to that in a bit.  What is interesting is a definition…

  • The Freedom of Flying Nude

    The Freedom of Flying Nude

    The Freedom of Flying Nude It is a rare experience taking flight nude or even in flowing boudoir lingerie. You float effortlessly in the image. It’s a powerful and free feeling! A rare experience, a thrill, relate women who have done it. We added one of those exercise bouncy mini trampolines to our studio props.…

  • Boudoir is for Everyone!

    Boudoir is for Everyone!

    It’s empowering! It doesn’t matter who you are or why you want to do it. Even men can book a  session! We’ve all carried different stories. In the midst of life’s chaos, it’s perfectly fine to acknowledge your worth. Being confident is beautiful and sometimes, we need to reassure ourselves we still got-it-going-on. It’s fun!…

  • Sexy is Slippery When Wet

    Sexy is Slippery When Wet

    Our studio looks like a Hollywood FX shoot. Water rains down on her slippery skin, splashing before it gathers into streams racing down over the curves of her body. It reaches the pond at her feet, creating ripples that disturb her reflection, giving it its own life. Flashes pop, electrifying the air, revealing not just…

  • When Being Nude Isn’t Being Exposed.

    When Being Nude Isn’t Being Exposed.

    When Being Nude Isn’t Being Exposed. “ I was photographed nude yesterday.” Is a conversation stopper, my clients have had fun with. They slide the comment in innocently during a pause in a conversation with friends. It always has the same effect. Each person at the table imagines what being nude is to them, usually…

  • Is Body Painted Woman Still Nude?

    Is Body Painted Woman Still Nude?

    Is A Painted Lady Nude? Body painting is having a very sheer second skin covering your nude body. When the art is finished the whole body could be covered or bits of skin might still peek through. When you look into the mirror you can see the transformation. So are you nude anymore? The most…

  • The Canadian Photographer Of The Year Is Me!

    The Canadian Photographer Of The Year Is Me!

    The Canadian Photographer of the Year Is Me! This is so exciting for so many reasons; many of those reasons are not even mine. My clients, the women and child in the images, are thrilled! It was an unexpected victory for them too. Barb, my client who commissioned the images of her granddaughter, loves the…