Every season of the year comes with photography marketing campaigns that correlate with the holidays at hand. Portrait photographers start marketing family portraits during the holiday seasons and the summer is jam packed with weddings, but a fairly new trend on the photo scene is the idea of boudoir photography. Although this type of portrait goes back for centuries in various forms, the idea of these types of portrait sessions have becoming increasingly more popular for brides-to-be as well as valentine's day gifts.
So what is boudoir? The term comes from a french verb (to pout) and the literal definition is a woman's private bedroom or dressing room. With a definition such as this, it seems as if the genre of photography would be open to interpretation. The boudoir movement has gained momentum as a way for women to feel beautiful and sensual in their own skin.
Boudoir photography is not nude photography! A typical session may include various stages of undress, seductive pose or even implied nude but there is a difference between a full nude photograph and tasteful boudoir.
So ladies, this season why not try something different? A talented photographer can make you feel absolutely beautiful in your own skin! Women come in all shapes and sizes, let us continue to redefine the idea of beauty.