Boudoir Inspiration

HISTORY OF BOUDOIR PHOTOGRAPHY

WHAT IS BOUDOIR?  The Origin of boudoir started in #France between 1775-85 A woman’s bedroom or private sitting room where she can retire to be alone The French word #boudoir literally means to pout or sulk! At the #boudoircafe we like to think of the boudoir as a private #dressingroom for woman where she can hideout when she needs some quiet time to chill…..a woman has the right to be sexy when she wants to be. We encourage all women …

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OUR NEW SPOT TO SHOOT IN…CALLING ALL BARBIE FANS

For those women that still feel like little girls here is the perfect place to do a Barbie shoot!!!!!…We have you covered!!!!! One of the best #pinkshoot locations…. Come in soon for your boudoir experience and be pampered and loved and take some iconic images of YOU!!!! Check out what our girls say about their experience on Yelp (The Boudoir Cafe) XOXOXOXOX cherie  

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RETOUCHING CAN MAKE A BOUDOIR PHOTO INTO A WORK OF ART!!

We are always striving to make amazing photos for our clients and this post is for you to see what can be done with our retouching!!  We first strive to do great pics in the camera while shooting so our retouching makes a great photo even better. That is our philosophy!! here is a small sampling of before and after photos and it give you an idea of what can be done. Any ideas are welcome and we love to …

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YOUT BUCKET LIST IS REAL ~ BOUDOIR PHOTO SHOOT SHOULD BE AT THE TOP!!

I cannot tell you how many women have come to us and told us that this #boudoirphotoshoot was at the top of their #bucketlist  !! It is something that you will never forget and will be so happy that you bit the bullet and called….Let us take iconic images of you so that you will forever have them in your treasure chest of amazing pics of yourself…. We have been busy for the past few months so blogging has taken …

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WHY YOU WANT YOUR BOUDOIR SHOOT TODAY!!!

In these days of really fast changes and memories going by so fast, and with the explosion of short videos for social media, I am really thrilled to be a still photographer…..don’t get me wrong, I find myself shooting more and more videos for clients who are asking for it but it also forces me to make more compelling images that tell a story…emotional portraits? This is what we try to portray with our Boudoir Cafe images….Cherie and I are relentlessly pursuing every …

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HOW TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL BOUDOIR SHOOT

WHAT YOU NEED FOR A SUCCESSFUL BOUDOIR SHOOT There are always things that look amazing on film and so I thought I would write this blog to explain how it works…. Certain props and attitudes have to come with you on the day of…. My first recommendation whoever you shoot with is to get professional makeup…Makeup artists are just that Artists…They spend their life thinking about how to make you beautiful and the best products and contouring…..which is good for …

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I KNOW YOU ARE NERVOUS TO DO A BOUDOIR SHOOT BUT DO IT ANYWAY!!!!

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BOOKING A BOUDOIR SESSION WITH US!! IT IS TOTALLY OK TO BE NERVOUS….Most girls are because after all most of us are not in front of the camera for a living…!!  Also you are going outside of your comfort zone!  I promise you that once you get to our studio and talk to us for a few minutes the nervousness will totally disappear and it will blend into OMG I am having the time …

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Best Boudoir Photographers Los Angeles

Here at The Boudoir Cafe we are very excited that through our photography we also work on empowering the women that we shoot. We know that most of the photos on our website look like models but the truth is they are just regular women of all backgrounds and sizes!!  From start to finish we pamper our clients make them feel totally beautiful. From our expert makeup artists to picking the finished very high end products it is all a …

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SUMMER BOUDOIR SPECIAL…CALL ASAP…

We have been shooting a lot and posting so little 🙁   Sorry busy making artwork of our amazing clientele and sending it all over the world!!!…Such an exciting thing to do iconic images for our girls and then making art of them to be printed and placed on many a fabulous wall around the globe…. We have been shooting so many new clients and interesting things are from couples boudoir to many girlfriend experiences where we get fabulous calls …

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OUR BOUDOIR PHOTOGRAPHY REALIZATIONS….

It suddenly occurred to me as we were shooting our most recent clients this week, that Cherie and I have a very unique shooting style> We shoot side by side with different cameras and different lenses and we get two different perspectives at the same time using a combination flash and continuous light…we are constantly pushing to get the next great shot…all the while making the clients get over their fears of being the subject and being photographed we create a party …

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