The Boudoir Shoot – 5 Reasons Why Women Postpone

5 Reasons Women Postpone Booking Their Boudoir Shoot Have you ever thought about booking a boudoir shoot and then decided not to at the last minute? Or maybe you’ve actually found a boudoir photographer whose work you love, have contacted them to tentatively agree a date, and then not taken it further? Well, if you …

Can One be a Feminist and Enjoy Feeling Feminine?

Can One be a Feminist and Enjoy Feeling Feminine? How My Work Fits With Being a Feminist How does my work photographing women sit with being a feminist? Some might say that encouraging women to have their hair and makeup done and get their photograph taken panders to an outdated notion that requires us to look or dress a …

Makeup – Essential or a Frivolous Waste of Time?

Why We Shouldn’t Dismiss Makeup as Shallow, Vain or Frivolous. Some women love makeup and some women are either indifferent to it or loathe having the stuff on their faces. Women wear makeup for a multitude of reasons and if you’re comfortable not wearing it, then that’s great. I’ve always been fascinated by the way it can …

Pixels Versus Print. Why Photographers Love Printing Their Work

Pixels Versus Print. Why Photographers Love Printing Their Work We live in a world where we expect instant results: our phones, cameras and tablets allow us to capture moments and play them back and share them immediately – and all for free. The digital world has allowed us so much freedom to create and send …

A Valentine’s Day Gift With a Difference

Couture Portraiture, A Luxury Photography Service for Women & the Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift. This year, how about giving your loved one a Valentine’s Day gift that is a bit more personal and special? Something that they can keep and that will lift your spirits for more than a few days? Or how about dropping a few hints and …

Dress for Your Body Shape and Ignore What the Label Says!

What to Wear for Your Photoshoot – Dress for Your Body Shape and Ignore the Label! So you’ve booked a portrait or boudoir session, and have decided to go on a shopping trip to treat yourself to some new outfits. You visit three shops and try on dresses, tops, trousers and lingerie, and you’re a different …