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 […]

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Permission to Pose…Highlights of the Summer

As you know I haven’t been posting as much due to health reason, however, that doesn’t mean I am not working hard behind the scenes. I have some exciting posts for July and August. Here’s what’s to come: Interview with the Vintage Doll aka Emily Doll Alice in Wonderland Photoshoot Posing Tips Basic DSL Camera […]

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Permission to Pose…Cultivating Your Inner Goddess

“I do not have time for that” is a phrase I have heard from my friends in regards to self-care and self-love; no matter who I am talking to about this subject there seems to be a stigma about women loving their bodies, taking care of themselves, or putting their needs and desires first. I […]

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Permission to Pose…Creativity

The closer I get to preparing for a photoshoot the more and more my need to write comes out. It often comes out in the form of poetry. I feel that it is one of the best ways to get out any nervous energy that I have pent up. It also allows me to visualize […]

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Permission to Pose…Beauty in Life

Hello, these past few weeks life has been beautifully busy! I have started a new job, my baby brother turned 21, and I have been working a couple of new projects.  I HAVE ALSO GOTTEN ENGAGED!! I am so excited to announce in December of 2019 I will be marrying the love of my life! […]

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Permission to Pose… A Note on Self-Care

For the past few weeks I haven’t been posting much. Now, I could say it’s because I have been really busy, however that would only be a partial truth, and I pride myself with being nothing but truthful to my followers. A couple of years ago I was in a car accident. I was rear […]

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Permission to Pose…How Young is Too Young?

These days it isn’t uncommon to see girls as young as 14,15, and 16 overtly sexualized. Whether it be in movies, tv shows, or advertising, it seems as if young girls are inundated with this idea that they must emanate sex appeal 24/7. With the use of social media and ever evolving technology it seems […]

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Permission to Pose…A New Venture

I had new experience in the photography world on Friday! I have been so excited to share my venture with all of you, however, I had to learn the value of patience: I got to photograph a photo-shoot which is being used for advertising!!  It started out as an offer by my friend and photographer […]

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Permission to Pose…When Society Says No!

“You’re too short, and you won’t make it in this industry”, was the very first thing I was told when I walked into my modeling class at age nine. Though, I decided I still wanted to continued with my lessons after that first day. During my time with that agency I tried to book modeling […]

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Permission to Pose…Making Choices

The past few weeks have been incredibly difficult for me. I haven’t been feeling at the top of my game lately. I have been recovering from a neck procedure, and as I was recovering, I had a tooth crack! I turned down modeling opportunity because it didn’t align with my beliefs; though I knew it […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Permission to Pose…With(out) Tattoos

When I first started my modeling journey at 18 I was “sans free” of tattoos, and as I got older one of my biggest concerns was my desire for tattoos would clash with my desire to be a pinup/ boudoir model. However, the more research I did into modern day pinup/boudoir the more I realized tattoos […]

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Permission to Pose…Granted

At the end of my introduction post I “Grant” you, the reader, to jump off the couch and get in front of a camera, or a mirror, and start posing! Why?!? Because though it’s cliche to say: practice makes perfect! Make silly faces as you get out of the shower and brush your hair, smile […]

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Permission to Pose…Welcome

Hello, welcome to permission to pose!! Starting today every mirror, store front window, and reflective surface is yours for taking! No longer will you fear being in front of the camera because you know you’re a unique, beautiful individual who deserves the spotlight. Your journey down a path of self-discovery and enlightenment begins now. My […]

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