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The last few years it has become very popular to flaunt a pregnant baby belly in anticipation of welcoming a new addion to a couple’s life. Demi Moore, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera were the front runners who publicly got pictured nude or semi nude in boudoir photos on magazine covers.

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It is an expression of how comfortable and proud a woman shows her changing body and starts the first memories on connecting with her unborn child. There are more curves to be flaunted and a beautiful glow to be captured which makes it a great experience for both the photographer and of course the mother to be.

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Looking at the pregnancy boudoir photos years after will bring back memories on what it was like to be one and how exciting it was to expecting. A great memory not only for the mother, but also for the father and the rest of the family. Years later a mother may express to her child how welcomed he was and what it was like to get ready for him.

Selfies are nice, but to show off the whole beauty of a woman and her baby belly it should be done professionally. We want to avoid images that are unflattereing and essentially would be rejected to look at or shared with others. We use hair, makeup and edits to highlight a woman’s best features and hide insecurities.

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If you are interested in more details about our maternity boudoir photos or know a lady who would be interested, please contact me here at http://bestboudoirla.com/contactus

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Boudoir at the Beach?

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I was recently asked to do a boudoir photo shoot at the beach. Traditionally I do most of my shoots in my studio in NELA in a more intimate setting. The word ‘boudoir’ is French for ‘bedroom’ and usually involves lingerie and bedsheets. However I happen to love the beach and posing and angles are similar and I was totally game!

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To shoot on location is a whole different ball game than in a controlled studio atmosphere. There is wind, water, sand, sun, clouds and people to consider. I had to take a lot more shots to get the best photos, but I was very pleased with the outcome.

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The golden hour right before sunset is the perfect time to get the most beautiful and flattering photos. The lady in this image is 49 years young and she looks amazing to begin with, but the golden sunlight gave her a little touch of extra magic.

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Teasing without Sleazing in Boudoir Photography

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In boudoir photography it is not all about showing everything. Yes it is sensual, sexy and provocative, yes it is often nude or implied nude, but it is not pornographic or sleazy.

 

Often times I have to reposition legs, hands or bodies to make them look more classy and tasteful, rather than spread legs and expose breasts. It is all about the story and mood in the picture and the photographer controls the tone of which the photo expresses.

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The majority of my clients are wives, professionals and mothers who never had a professional photoshoot done before and rarely show their sensual side to anyone, but their spouse. It is very important to me to protect the ladies’ integrity, but at the same time allow them to be vulnerable and emotional.

The best photos happen when my clients trust me in my judgement and artistic eye to showcast them in images they will love forever. If you are curious about a boudoir photoshoot contact me here.

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Boudoir empowers women

10965328_10204930925065382_1847492404_nOften women put other people’s needs before their own, their spouse’s, their children’s, their household’s and their work place’s. To get pampered, to get undivided attention, to be the star in the room may seem foreign, but it feels absolutely invigorating.

After most boudoir photoshoots women will tell me how empowered and uplifted they feel. During their shoot they are allowed to show their sensual vulnerable side, gently guided by professionals without having to be in charge.

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The reveal of the finished images always brings smiles and sometimes even tears of joy to a woman’s face. Do you know that most women are unaware how beautiful they are until they actually see themselves in a boudoir photo?

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At fiftyfour years old this lady thought she couldn’t pull off showing herself in lingerie. I’d say she totally rocked it!

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When she saw the images she couldn’t believe how beautiful and elegant she looked. She is a beautiful women inside and out, before and after the makeover. What do you think?

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When I met this young lady recently for a boudoir photoshoot I was delighted to dicover the strong confidence in her own body. She was very comfortable with it and I loved that she didn’t want me to avoid any parts of her when photographing her.

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Often women tell me they want me to cover or edit their stomach or thighs, because they think they are too fat, too skinny or plain ugly. I really understand that first hand, because the media and society in general has a certain beauty standard and for the most part we want to fit in.

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This beautiful young woman in contrast was very relaxed about her image and trusted me to show her from any angle. It was a very refreshing and endearing experience and I am delighted with the result. To be comfortable within one’s on skin exudes as confidence and that is absolutely sexy!

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If you have questions about boudoir photography, please contact me at Best Boudoir LA.

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Boudoir Photography as a new Beginning

 

DSC_2902“After a long term relationship ended I want to rediscover myself.”  It is not the first time I hear this as a boudoir photographer.

After a breakup new beginnings are hard, we forget who we are as an individual. It can be a trying time to rediscover our center again.boudoirTo find one’s identity as a single after a relationship ends can be scary or exciting, it depends on how you look at it.

This lady decided to rediscover herself and started out with a boudoir session. She found it to be a very liberating and carthartic experience.“One of the best things I have ever done!”

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Bio

Hi, my name is Beate Pilgreen, I was born and raised in a small town in South West Germany, where I pursued fashion, modeling and fitness. I fell in love with California in 1992 and moved permanently to Los Angeles to enjoy the sun and the beach.

I always loved photography, because when I look at photos it brings back memories and feelings from the moment they were taken. That is why I have taken a gazillion photos of my two kids growing up. We love to sit, look at old photos, laugh and remember what it was like.

Approaching my 50s rapidly and raising 2 teenagers in a busy household I have come to understand the value of taking care of myself and how to refuel my energy levels so I am a better version of Me. Sometimes taking a few hours exclusively for myself can work wonders.

A few years back I discovered how much confidence and empowerment a well organized photoshoot would bring me. Often I don’t like to have my pictures taken, because I don’t wear makeup, have my hair in a bun or wear unflattering clothes. When I decided to do a boudoir shoot for my husband’s birthday I quickly realized that it was more a gift to myself than for him. I felt sexy, desireable and beautiful again, just like before having children.

That confident feeling is what I want other women to experience. I am passionate about boudoir photography, because it highlights the beauty of every women no matter what age, size, shape or color.

I love the creative preparation to hunt for props as well as the actual process of shooting and editing which is always interesting and different. At the end it is very fulfilling to have created a lasting beautiful memory for another women to keep.