July 16, 2023

Photographing Timeless Elegance: A Guide to Classic Boudoir Photography

Introduction to Classic Boudoir Photography:


Hey there, beautiful! 

Today, we’re chatting about classic boudoir photography. Get ready to unlock the secrets of this timeless and elegant style that celebrates femininity, sensuality, and self-expression. Whether you’re considering a boudoir shoot for yourself or as a gift for that special someone, this guide will help you navigate the style of classic boudoir photography.


Explaining the Essence and Elegance of the Classic Boudoir Style:

Classic boudoir photography encapsulates the essence of timeless beauty and sophistication. It draws inspiration from the vintage aesthetics of the past, creating a sense of nostalgia while preserving an air of elegance. This style embraces soft lighting, subtle tones, and a “tasteful” (whatever that means to you) balance between revealing and concealing. The focus is not solely on the physical form, but rather on capturing the inner confidence, allure, and vulnerability of the subject. Which, if you ask me…it what Boudor is really all about. 


Tips for Choosing Outfits, Props, and Poses for a Classic Boudoir Shoot:

  • Outfit Selection: When selecting outfits for a classic boudoir shoot, opt for timeless pieces that exude grace and sophistication. Think delicate lace, satin robes, vintage-inspired lingerie, or even a simple oversized sweater. Choose colors that complement your skin tone and highlight your best features. Don’t forget to consider your personal style and comfort as well. Don’t worry, you’ll provide all of your measurements before hand and I’ll have pulled looks for you ahead of time! 
  • Prop Incorporation: Props can add depth and narrative to your shoot at any time. Consider using elements like vintage furniture, luxurious fabrics, floral arrangements, or meaningful personal items. These props can create a more realistic atmosphere on set  that enhances the overall mood and tells a story unique to you.
  • Posing with Grace: Classic boudoir poses embrace softness, grace, and natural movements. I’ll be there the whole time to coach your every move, and as a former pinup girl, I am a master poser in this realm! We will experiment with various poses that accentuate your curves, capture your confidence, and express your individuality. Remember, it’s all about creating a comfortable and empowering environment that allows your inner beauty to shine through.


Classic boudoir photography is a celebration of your uniqueness, empowering individuals to embrace their sensuality and showcase their beauty. With its timeless elegance and attention to detail, this style offers an opportunity to create exquisite images that will be seriously cherished for a lifetime. We will choose outfits that resonate with your personal style, incorporate meaningful props, and explore poses that make you feel confident and beautiful. 


So, go ahead and embark on this enchanting journey of self-expression through classic boudoir photography. Capture the essence of who you are, freeze those precious moments in time, and let your inner radiance illuminate the world.

Until next time, all my love!