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  • Finally Revealed – Which Photo Session Delivers The Most To You!

    Finally Revealed – Which Photo Session Delivers The Most To You!

    Watching the reactions of clients experiencing boudoir and nude portraits over 45 years, I have learned a few things. The bolder the photography experience, the more profound and transformative the emotional impact. As you move from regular portrait sessions to glamour, boudoir, and finally to elegant, expressive nude photography, you can feel these escalating changes.…

  • Body Painted Women – The Ultimate in Personal Expression!

    Body Painted Women – The Ultimate in Personal Expression!

    The first ochre-rich pigment brushed onto human skin around 100,000 years ago. This was the raw, basic start of body painting art. Tribal rituals and war paint were the first expressive use. You have probably seen remote tribal cultures still practising painting at this level.  Today, in places like Calgary, Canada, it has become part…

  • Image BackStory: Seen In A New Light

    Image BackStory: Seen In A New Light

    Kenisha’s image had a transformation path nearly as remarkable as Kenisha’s personal transformation.  The flow and result of her session reveals the power of boudoir portrait photography. Before I took her image, I envisioned it: a moody image of a woman leaning against an old brick wall, her open jacket revealing hints of sensuality in…

  • Boudoir Water Session Now Booking

    Boudoir Water Session Now Booking

    Only 8 Sessions May 25 & 26 Included: waterproof makeup, light hair styling, props, and some outfits 60 min of session time. Lots of splashes, reflections, rain and fun. Boudoir is bigger than a bedroom; this set is like a huge Hollywood water set. A Water Master is even part of the team. Or should…

  • Cowgirls Are Hot

    Cowgirls Are Hot

    Cowgirls Are Hot! They are wickedly independent women; they run with their own rules. They work hard and play hard. Nude and Boudoir Photography is a natural choice.That is why they are such a delight in our studio. They are bold, usually going for the nude poses, perhaps with a hat or boots, and neither…

  • Bold Fine Art Wall Print

    Bold Fine Art Wall Print

    Guitar Lady – a Fine Art Wall Piece Fine Art Friday. This is a bit over the top, yet it is a popular approach. It adds energy to the image, visually moving the image to a different level of interest. What I enjoy about my approach to boudoir photography is the range of concepts I…

  • 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…