Why Christian Women Should Have Boudoir Portraits Taken...

I want to take just a few minutes to address what boudoir photography is and why I think Christian women ESPECIALLY should be involved in boudoir photography. 

First, what is boudoir photography? Boudoir (pronounced bood-wah) refers to a woman’s dressing area. This can be a bedroom, vanity, or anything of the like. Specifically, boudoir photography refers to sexy, cute, and tasteful photos that a woman might have taken of herself to give to a special man in her life. Think Victoria’s Secret photos of YOU. 

So, why do them? I once heard a pastor refer to a man’s brain as a Rolodex. A man has thousands of images that he is bombarded with every day. Some good. Some not. Some holy. Some not. And whether he knows it or not, he remembers them. Every so often his Rolodex goes on shuffle and pulls up an image in his mind. These images could even be as old as a Playboy cover he saw years ago. Now, don’t go thinking men are sick. It’s just the way God created them. They are visual.

But, why should Christian couples be interested?

Now I’ll admit that when I got into this business, because of my Christian convictions, one of the things I thought about was, “oh goodness, what if someone from my church finds out that I do this? Will they be offended?” I believe that boudoir photography is best used in the context of marriage. I think any man would be delighted that his wife (or wife-to-be) would think enough of him to give him a gift that takes a lot of courage. Now, remember that Rolodex, ladies, how much better and holier is it if your husband’s brain goes on shuffle and up pops a gorgeous image of you. . . HIS WIFE? He is now thinking of the wonderful woman God blessed him with! What could be more God honoring than that?

Christian ladies, that are getting married. Some of you are (like I was) unfamiliar and intimidated by the thought of being *gasp* sexy. Just the thought of being naked with your husband makes you blush. I remember the feeling. Having a boudoir photography session is a great chance for you to warm up. It’s a safe environment for you to practice being sexy and see that it’s not bad or scary. In fact, I am convinced that if you are scared or nervous, it is all the more reason to do it.

“But what if my body is not in shape?” So what?!? Most ladies will NEVER be in the ideal shape that they want to be. But I bet you that even if you aren’t perfect, your husband will adore the photos. Why? Because it’s you! I had a christian girl say it changed their marriage! You never know what a little sexy confidence can do for your marriage.

Let me also take this a step further, married ladies, when you are in the privacy of your own home with your husband, why do you stay so covered? Why not add even MORE images of you to his file? Why not prance around the bedroom in a piece he hasn’t seen in awhile instead of that old t-shirt? Just saying.

I want to leave you with one last little thing. It’s from the TV show “According to Jim” and the episode called “Cheryl’s Boudoir Photos.”

(Cheryl hands Jim the envelope containing her boudoir photos as a Valentine’s Day gift. He opens it. Pulls a photo out and his eyes get big.)

Jim: WOW! YOU ARE AMAZING!
Cheryl: You think so?
Jim: You know, you could go pro! I mean as a model!
Cheryl: Do you like it?
Jim: Like it? I want to marry it! But I did! [Laughs] I can’t take my eyes off it!
Cheryl: Maybe you can take your eyes off of it for this. [She kisses him.]

Wives, Mothers, Girlfriends...Not Models

Boudoir Photography

One of the biggest concerns we get when clients think about booking a boudoir photography appointment is they don’t look like the models on our web site. They are wives, mothers, girlfriends. NOT MODELS!!! 

We take great pride in knowing that we can transform any women into a sexy siren. What you see is what you get. We turn you into a sexy wife, mother or girlfriend so you too look just like the women on our site.

We don’t use models!

Our photo’s are a reflection of our clients, women just like you and me who have their flaws. Most women complain about their thighs, hips, stomach, breasts, or buttocks. We all have problems with stretch marks, cellulite, acne, or maybe even some excess weight. That hasn't stopped us from helping women look and feel their best and it shouldn't stop you either!

Just read some of our many testimonials if you are apprehensive at all.

All of the images on our site and in our photo galleries are of REAL women. Women with curves, women with children, married women, single women, women who never dreamed they could look so sexy, but they do.

We’re all women who want and deserve to feel better about ourselves and how we look.

We’re great at accentuating your assets and making you look like professional super models. We hide what you consider your flaws through the expert use of lighting, posing, wardrobe selection, makeup application, and more.

We are a full service photography studio that is run by women, that caters to women and helps you look like you just stepped off the pages of a Victoria’s Secret Catalog. So don’t put it off any longer or you’ll be saying what most of our clients tell us, “I should have done this years ago”. Book your boudoir photo shoot today.

(CONTEST CLOSED!!!) Would you like to win a FREE Boudoir Session in our April 7th, 2013 Boudoir Coquette Experience?

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Rules:

  • Must be willing to have images posted on the blog (and sign a release).
  • Must write a review of the experience and submit it via email.
  • Possibility of having a short video interview regarding the experience (pre/interim/post), for Boudoir Coquette Photography to use for promotional purposes via Facebook, Youtube and any other place Boudoir Coquette Photography deems appropriate.
  • Contest may be cancelled and rules/prizes may change at any time.
  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must complete each step for your entry to count. Each entry will be verified, and if the winner chosen has not completed the steps in full, another winner will be chosen who has done these steps. Will be drawn April 1, 2013, but can be drawn sooner depending on the amount of entries.

What the session includes:

Includes a consultation to meet face to face (or via phone or email) and ask any questions you may have, or discuss outfit possibilities. Some girl’s even use their consultations to have me go shopping for outfits with them!

{On location shoot at a swanky hotel} TBA
{Full direction by Boudoir Coquette Photography}
{10 images edited on a high-res disc including printing rights}
{30-45 minutes of shoot time}
{2 outfit changes provided by you}
{Private viewing session}
{Your favorite drink and Yummy Snacks}

Additional products can be purchased such as extra digital files, prints, albums, etc. A La Cart product pricing will be provided after the session.

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How to enter (you must follow EACH of these steps for your entry to count):

1) Become a fan of our FACEBOOK page.

2) Use the Facebook “Like” button on the bottom of this post.

3) Send me an email to pieceofpy@gmail.com with the following:

  • Name
  • Contact Telephone #
  • Age
  • Recent Photo
  • A little something about you, and why you would like to win a boudoir session.

4) Comment on this blog post, as to if you have ever had a boudoir shoot before, and also letting me know you have sent me the email in step 3.

For EXTRA entries (for your extra entries to count, you MUST have completed the above steps as well):

1) Go to our Facebook page, or click on THIS LINK to view the photo. You must click SHARE on that particular photo, as well as comment on the photo. You can share this photo ONCE per day. Each day will count as a new entry! Your share MUST BE PUBLIC, so make sure the setting is on public!!!

2) Tweet about this contest, and make sure you post the link to your twitter in a separate blog comment. Only one entry for this.

3) Blog about this giveaway, and post the link to your blog in a separate comment on this blog post. Only one entry for this.