We’re about to head into engagement photo season. Insert the gauzy shots of couples smiling at each other, and the photos of folks holding hands in the park, with the engagement ring showing just so.
We’ve all seen a million of these poses. But what if you could get the photos you need for your save-the-date cards and social media engagement announcements, while also getting shots LIKE THIS?!
As a reverend who officiates a lot of weddings, I can say with certainty that purity culture is alive and well in conservative Christian circles… and that doing boudoir photography is one way I’ve chosen to push back.
One thing that attracted me to the Offbeat Empire way back in the day was its focus on representation: through couples of color, those all along the gender spectrum, all types of LGBTQ+ couples and polyamorous relationships, all body sizes, all ages, and more. So when I saw that Hella Positive Pinup was one of our new partners, I gave an out-loud “fuck yes” while looking at the photos.
I’m pretty sure you’re going to feel exactly the same way…
Boudoir photos have been around for ages. We’re all familiar with the photo of the woman, scantily clad, face turned over her shoulder with the signature lip bite.
Before you think me, or any other couples boudoir photographer for that matter, will force you to don some lacy lingerie for your couples boudoir shoot, let’s crumple that thought up and torch it — unless you want to wear lacy lingerie, then by all means, we can turn the heat up in our studio so you don’t get cold. But I’ll be honest: couples boudoir is a little different from regular boudoir.
The goal of an intimate couple’s session is to capture your connection and love you feel for your partner. Intimate sessions can be for newlyweds, anniversaries, or a way to take re-connect with your partner. The point is to capture beautiful photos of you being yourselves in your place or a location where you fill comfortable with the surroundings. Here are some ways to rock your intimate couple’s session and make it a serious bonding experience for you and your partner.
Our sponsor Melissa Mullins is a Denver boudoir photographer that takes images that are anything but what you’ve come to expect from boudoir photography…
From sexy geeks, to goth hotness, and even some Little Mermaid action, all set in Melissa Mullins’ signature Milk Baths… these photos are going to change the way you think about boudoir photography!