What is Boudoirvous?

Confidential

It’s something Brides asked me about when I used to do a lot of Wedding Photography. You see many women spend a decent amount on their wedding lingerie and like the idea of creating images to give to their fiance on the day of their wedding as a personal gift.

Since then I have women of all ages, all shapes and sizes come to my studio or I have visited them in a hotel room to take pics. Why does that sound seedy? I don’t want people to think it is seedy, I want people to understand Boudoirvous is not about sensationalising or exploiting women it’s about liberation, expression and freedom. A lot of my clients say they feel feel a new sense of confidence when they leave the shoot excited to see the final images.

I am female, and I am middle aged with all the lumps and bumps of life, I get it! I get that most of us want images that show us at our best, none of us want our squidgy bits exposed we appreciate careful lighting and some advice with what to wear and how to pose.

Some women like the idea of buying a new outfit having their hair and make-up professionally styled and then having a photo shoot others like to dress in lingerie or some go the ‘full monty’ as they want to create beautiful fine art style images in black and white.

That’s one of the things I love the most about Boudoirvous that is it so personal and unique there is no right or wrong way, everyone brings their own ideas along to the shoot.

Please visit my Boudoirvous site if you would like to find out more.

Gift vouchers are available.

We now offer an instant print service at events…

Sometimes people want to have their picture taken and have a copy of the print on the day at the event, no messing around with trying to find your image on a gallery or other website and then ordering it a few days later. So we now attend corporate events and charity balls and offer an instant print service for our clients who want to offer their guests a little something extra. Of course you get the same superb service and attention to detail you just get it quicker! For more info please email us at pictureourevents.co.uk

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Pooch shoots at my studio in Colchester

Oh they were so cute and well behaved! I have to admit I do think they look rather dandy in their tie and bandanna. Apparently he looks after her and is the sensible one so it says a bit a bout their personality, I have a few different styles of neck wear which some people love others are just looking for a really nice portrait of their dog either way is fine we always have fun at our doggy shoots. For more info email me at lindsay@thefamilyphotographer.co.uk Call us free on 0800 161 3831 (1)

Nicholas Mc Carthy- One handed pianist

Here are some images from a recent assignment with the delightful and amazingly talented Nicholas McCarthy, he needed some pictures quickly as Nargis magazine were doing a feature about him and wanted a shot for the front cover and also some images to sit alongside the article. We arranged a shoot at my studio one evening and took a series of images which the magazine later went on to use. Nic was born without a right hand and was the first left hand only pianist to graduate from the Royal College of Music in London in its 130 year history. Here are a few of my favourites from the shoot.

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The image below is the one they used for the front cover of Nargis Magazine

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Gifts for girls and gifts for boys

These parties are not just for Princesses, if you have a son or daughter and they fancy coming a long to my studio with some of their friends dressed as their favourite super hero’s I can take fun pictures of them messing around, playing with each other, posing with props and posing as a group. Give me a call on the number below to discuss your ideas…or visit my website The Family Photographer.PrincessPamper party & shoot

 

 

Colchester Castle Park pics for local magazine covers…

I have been waiting for a fluffy cloud day, perfect to use my ND filter. A few images I took today to go on the front covers of Adams Publishing Magazine ‘Around Colchester’.

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Visit from Princess Anne to Treetops in Colchester

I was delighted when Livability asked me to take pictures of HRH Princess Anne visiting Treetops in Colchester. Livability work with disabled and disadvantaged people to promote choice, independence and opportunity. The charity Livability are trying to raise £190,000 for new equipment in their bathrooms and kitchens of their residents. Princess Anne visits Treetops in Colchester

Below you can see me in action, I accidentally photo bombed another press photographer…

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The official opening of The Back Room CO2, Colchester, Essex.

I was delighted to be invited to take pics at Sadie and Maxine’s official opening, being in the same building as my studio  I look forward to working together in the future. They provide an appointment only service of various beauty treatments including make-up and hair styling, nails, spray tans and lots of other things, just look up their website or if you are in the area go check out their groovy new Brit pop art styly studio at the Hythe Quay, Colchester. Click here to see the other pics I took on the day.

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