Permission to…Play With Light!

"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light! -Aristotle" I LOVE light! I love playing with light, I love playing with shadows the lights creates, and I love setting the right scene for a photo with the right type of light! So, what distinguishes a good photo from a…

Permission to Pose…Interview with Ms. Emily Doll (Aka The Vintage Doll)

Note From the Author: When I first got started in Pinup/Boudoir a friend of mine suggested that I start following Emily Doll; from the second I saw her page I fell in love with her work, and positivity around helping other's build up their dreams. Now, fast-forward four or so years, I finally garnered enough…

Permission To Pose… Five Things A Photographer Wants You To Know About Storyboarding

Gabrielle Larsen is a photographer in the Pacific North West Region. I met her when she was the photographer for one of my close friend's wedding, and I was their event coordinator. We stayed in contact after my friend's wedding, and she has offered me a wide array of advice on various topics in or…

Permission to Pose…Getting Camera Ready

I have seen this scenario on multiple occasions: A woman, who is incredibly self-confident, beautiful, and very expressive decides to have a photo shoot. She comes to the studio has her hair and makeup done, the entire time incredibly chatty, vivacious; it's time to start shoot...and she is freezes...like a deer in headlights!  There are…

Permission to Pose…Getting Started Part 3

Last week I met up with photographer and friend, to discuss a concept shoot that have been in the works for awhile. While talking over coffee one of the topics that came up was creating the story one wishes to portray with their pictures. This will be part three of a three part series that…

Permission to Pose…Getting Started Part 2

Last week I met up with photographer and friend, to discuss a concept shoot that have been in the works for awhile. While talking over coffee one of the topics that came up was creating the story one wishes to portray with their pictures. This will be part two of a three part series that…

Permission to Pose…Getting Started Part 1

Last week I met up with photographer and friend, to discuss a concept shoot that have been in the works for awhile. While talking over coffee one of the topics that came up was creating the story one wishes to portray with their pictures. This will be part one of a three part series that…