Brisbane boudoir studio – recent anonymous photos

Part and parcel with being a Brisbane boudoir studio is that many clients are shy about sharing their photos with the world, which is totally understandable!

I will always respect your right to choose whether I can share any of your photos, or only those that maintain your anonymity, or you may choose to keep all your images for your private use only.

Here are some of my recent photos, that my clients have kindly allowed me to share while maintaining their anonymity.

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Brisbane boudoir studio

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Brisbane boudoir studio

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Brisbane boudoir studio

Brisbane boudoir studio

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To view more of my work, visit:

My website: www.nikkibrown.com.au

Instagram: www.instagram.com/nikkibrownphotography

Facebook: www.facebook.com/nikkibrownphotography

Townsville Boudoir photography

I love shooting Townsville boudoir photography in this hotel room – the natural light is so glorious.  And as much as I love shooting in my Brisbane studio, it is always fun to explore a different location.

This beautiful lady was such a natural in front of the camera. She moved so gracefully, although she had never done a photo shoot before.  She had confessed to wanting to do a photo shoot for a while but every time she organised one with a photographer she would cancel at the last minute.  I can totally understand that.

Doubts always sneak up at the last minute.  When you book your shoot, a month or two away, it seems like a great idea – you know it will be something you will always treasure, and that your partner will definitely love it. But then it is a week away from your shoot and you are struck by how terrifying it is.  You try on all your outfits and decide you look horrible and doubt why you were even considering doing this.  You start beating yourself up and hating on yourself.

But try to go ahead with the shoot, despite those feelings.  Know that you will be nervous and that self-hate will probably try to rear its ugly head, but try not to listen to it.  Know that the nervousness will only last for the first few minutes of your shoot until you see what a total klutz I am and also that I am completely unintimidating. You know that feeling when you do something, even though you are really scared? And once you do it you think ‘why the hell was I so afraid?’. And you feel totally empowered? That is what you will get. Cause you felt the fear and did it anyway.

So what I am trying to say is … I am really grateful this beautiful client pushed past those thoughts and chose to go ahead with this shoot with me, it was an honour to photograph her.

As I am based in Brisbane, I am next photographing in Townsville in 2018.

Special thanks to Townsville hair and makeup artist Chloe Wheeler.

Townsville boudoir photography

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Townsville boudoir photography

Townsville boudoir photography

 

Townsville boudoir photography

Townsville boudoir photography

 

Townsville boudoir photography

 

To view more of my work visit:

 

My website www.nikkibrown.com.au

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Bridal boudoir photography Testimonials

This past month I have received wonderful testimonials from two of my bridal boudoir photography clients.  For those that aren’t aware, bridal boudoir means they are surprising their fiancé with boudoir photos as their wedding day gift.

The first was from Steph, who wrote:

I just wanted to say thank you so much for the shoot on Sunday. I never imagined that I could feel so comfortable in my own skin – not even walking around in my granny undies at home, let alone in a room with another human that wasn’t my partner AND a camera! I realised that you made me feel like the person my partner always sees me as but that I’m often so critical of. Thank you. I really really enjoyed myself and I can’t wait to see the photos!

 

And another testimonial from Rachael:

Thank you so much I love the photos they are perfect!!! I honestly didn’t think I would love photos of myself soo much but I do thanks to you!!! This experience has given me so much more confidence in myself that I didn’t have before!! I have been telling all my friends that they have to do a shoot cause it’s so empowering!! You are amazing at what you do!! Thank you so much!!  

 

I would love to share some photos from both their shoots but their weddings are still upcoming and I don’t want to ruin their fiance’s surprise! However to view more of my bridal boudoir work visit: www.nikkibrown.com.au/galleries/bridal-boudoir

 

Sunshine Coast boudoir photography – a birthday present for hubbie

This gorgeous lady is a reminder to all of us that life doesn’t end at 40.  Embrace your age and your beauty – boudoir shoots definitely aren’t just for 20 year olds!

On her shoot day she told her husband an elaborate lie of where she would be to cover her tracks, and she travelled from the Sunshine Coast to my studio for her boudoir photography shoot.  All so that she could surprise him with a birthday present he would never expect, but would definitely love!

Here is her album, filled with beautiful boudoir images.

Recent Photo Shoots – Boudoir Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Townsville

Over the last few weeks I have had many clients travel from both the Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast to shoot in my Brisbane studio.  I love living in Brissie and having two wonderful places so close by.  And I’m appreciative of my clients taking the time to travel to me.

I am flying to Townsville tomorrow for a busy weekend of shooting.  If you have missed out on a spot, I will be back in Townsville photographing on 22 and 23 July, so get in touch if you would like to reserve a spot for my next trip.

April in my Brisbane studio is also a busy month, unless something suddenly becomes available, I am now booked out for shoots until May.

Here are a few photos from some recent photo shoots.  I loved photographing these three women, all so beautiful and unique!

 

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boudoir photography Brisbane

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boudoir photography Brisbane

boudoir photography Brisbane

 

boudoir photography Brisbane

 

To view more of my work visit:

 

Website www.nikkibrown.com.au

Facebook www.facebook.com/nikkibrownphotography

Instagram www.instagram.com/nikkibrownphotography

 

Townsville Boudoir Photographer – 2 spots left!

Not long now till I am photographing the Townsville ladies .. and I now have only two spots left for my April dates.

Townsville boudoir photographer

If you would like a later date for your shoot, I will next be in Townsville on Saturday 22 July and Sunday 23 July and also taking bookings for those spots now!

Anonymous boudoir photos – Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Townsville

I have photographed so many gorgeous ladies over the last couple of months.   A few ladies have kindly allowed me to share the photos that keep their anonymity. I am loving the gorgeous light in my studio space.

anonymous boudoir photos

anonymous boudoir photos

anonymous boudoir photos

anonymous boudoir photos

To view more of my work, visit:

Website: www.nikkibrown.com.au

Instagram: www.instagram.com/nikkibrownphotography

Facebook: www.facebook.com/nikkibrownphotography

 

3 inexpensive outfit choices for your Brisbane boudoir shoot – why you don’t have to spend a fortune

It is very exciting to book a Brisbane boudoir shoot and now be able to go shopping for outfits!  However if you are limited by budget, you don’t have to spend a fortune on new outfits.

My clients can bring 4 outfit choices to their boudoir photoshoot.  Here are 3 outfit choices I suggest you bring.  In fact, even if you are not on a budget, still consider these 3 outfits as they will add variety to your shoot.  Many clients make the mistake of bringing all suspenders and stockings to their shoot. I love stockings and suspenders as much as the next person, but it is best to limit them to one outfit per shoot.  Sometimes a more natural look can be even sexier.

 Boudoir Shoot outfit choice 1 – White Sheets

I am a sucker for white sheets.  Wrap yourself in some white sheets and look effortlessly gorgeous, while hiding any bits you aren’t 100% happy with.

No need to bring any sheets with you, I have that sorted. Talk about an inexpensive outfit choice 🙂

Brisbane boudoir shoot

Brisbane boudoir shoot

 

Boudoir Shoot outfit choice 2: Implied topless

Feeling daring? Go implied topless for one of your outfit choices.  This means that your hands/arms will be covering, so there is no nudity to make this x-rated.  Just bring some undies.

Also consider wearing stay-up stockings, boots or long socks – they go great with this look.

Brisbane boudoir shoot

Boudoir Shoot outfit choice 3: Shirt and undies

I already spoke in my last post about how much I adore shirts and undies for your boudoir shoot.

Brisbane boudoir shoot

If you missed my previous blog post with shirt ideas, you can read it here.  It also gives examples of different styles of shirts that work well for a boudoir shoot.

So there you go – 3 outfit choices that you don’t need to spend any money on and will look great!

To view more of my work visit:

My website: www.nikkibrown.com.au

Instagram: www.instagram.com/nikkibrownphotography

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Why you should bring a shirt to your Brisbane boudoir photo shoot

I suggest to all my clients to bring a shirt to their boudoir photo shoot, to wear with undies.  Here are some reasons why ….

Shirts say ‘effortlessly sexy’.

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Shirts say ‘girl-next-door’ and ‘relaxed and natural’.

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When they are teamed with undies they also say ‘I’m half undressed’ … and let’s face it, what guy doesn’t like that?

Brisbane boudoir photo shoot

Who would have thought shirts could say all of that? But they do! And that is why I love them for boudoir shoots 🙂

BTW the photos in this blog post above are all white shirts, but that is merely coincidence so don’t let that limit you.  Any colour shirt works great, as you will see from other examples below.

Here are some styles of shirts that work great for your boudoir shoot:

  • white singlets
  • oversized singlets
  • shirts with cute sayings
  • low cut tops
  • crop tops
  • sheer shirts
  • long white shirt
  • jackets or shirts that can be left open (eg has zippers or buttons)
  • jumpers or large shirts that fall off your shoulder

And here are some photo examples to help you visualise:

Brisbane boudoir photo shoot

I hope this helped convince you that a shirt, matched with some cute undies, is a great outfit to bring as one of your 4 selections.

To view more of my work, visit:

My Website: www.nikkibrown.com.au

Instagram: www.instagram.com/nikkibrownphotography

Facebook: www.facebook.com/nikkibrownphotography

 

Tips on choosing your boudoir photographer

You are looking for a boudoir photographer and there are so many to choose from – how to choose? Here are some tips to help you.

Look for a specialist

Go to a photographer’s website and you will often be amazed by all the different styles of photography they can do – not only do they shoot weddings, families and newborns but they also do boudoir photos.  Good on them – but perhaps they aren’t the right choice for your boudoir photo shoot.   A boudoir specialist does this style of photography day in and day out.  They will know how to guide you in choosing the correct outfits and be able to confidently direct you throughout the shoot.  They know the most flattering camera angles and poses to ensure you look your best.  Ideally choose a photographer who specialises in boudoir photography.  

Look for a consistent style

I can’t stress the importance of choosing a photographer with a consistent style.  There should be a recognisable style running through the photographer’s work that you choose.  You should be able to see their work anywhere on the internet and be able to tell it is their work without even seeing their name on the copyright.  Some photographers’ work looks so completely different to their other photos, it looks like it could be taken by a different photographer.  This means that you have no guarantee what your images will look like.  By choosing a photographer with a consistent style you can expect that you will receive images of a similar quality to those you have seen online.

 Retouching

The shoot is only one half of the photographer’s job, the second half is the retouching – so ensure you are happy with the photographer’s retouching style.  I have seen some amazing work by photographers, but their retouching skills let them down.  Some photographers offer too little retouching – and personally I believe cellulite, stretch marks, goosebumps etc do not belong in your boudoir photos.  Other photographers offer too much, and their photos look like you are a Barbie who has no resemblance to reality.  Ideally you will find someone who strikes a balance between the two.  You want to look natural, but also look your best.

 Check on their availability and turn-around times, and make sure they can meet your deadlines

Some photographers book shoots far in advance, and some photographers have very long turn-around times on providing your images.  I once had my family photos taken and didn’t see the gallery of proofs until 4 weeks after the shoot and it took another 4 weeks to receive my retouched images.  So make sure to find out these details, especially if you are doing the shoot for a special occasion (such as birthday, wedding etc) or if you need the photos urgently for work purposes.  It is really important that your photographer can cater for you and book your shoot in and provide your products within the time required.Boudoir Photographer

I hope these tips helped you in your search to choose your boudoir photographer.

To see more of my work, visit:

My Website: www.nikkibrown.com.au

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