Pinning Down Pinup History: The Origins of Pinup Pt. 1

Pinning Down Pinup History: The Origins of Pinup Pinup Photography is such a fascinating style of art. It’s unique in its evolution, as it marks western cultures ever changing views of sexuality, sensuality, and womanhood. Each version of it shows how society changed politically and culturally. Because of how vast, and multi-faceted this history is,…

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…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…

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…

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…

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…

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…