Connect to Your Badass: the many ways this photographer connects you to your inner best self

If you've been a reader, well EVER, since 2008 or so, you've probably seen the work of our partner in memory-making, Mike Allebach of Allebach Photography. We've featured his skillful and artistic wedding work, of course, but also his insight into photography methods and how to make the most of your wedding photography. He's an institution around here and we'd trust any wedding in his capable hands.

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Couples boudoir? Yes it’s a Thing, and it’s badass

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.

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Life hack for bonding with your partner: an intimate couple's session (and how to rock it!)

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.

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Stop posing and start cuddling with an intimate photo session

When it comes to non-wedding couples' photo sessions, we've already seen rad engagement sessions, trash-the-dress shoots, and amazing, body=posi boudoir shoots. But we are loving the concept of an intimate photo session with the two of you and your chosen photographer. There's just something so sweet and vulnerable in these shots. If you have the option of getting a separate session with your wedding photographer, an intimate photo session like this just might be a great choice.