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Here you’ll find posts filled with practical tips for your boudoir session, inspiration from real ladies who rocked their photos, a look behind the scenes, and loads of encouragement from me–your soon-to-be favorite photographer.

You’ve only got one life to live, so why would you spend it dulling your sparkle? It’s my mission to make you see yourself in a whole new light–vibrant, thriving, self-confident, and drop-dead gorgeous.

Throughout our time together, I promise to be your fiercest supporter, your shoulder to lean on, and your biggest fan. Your experience is my top priority, and I know you’re going to love it.

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July 18, 2023

Boudoir photography is about you. It’s about loving yourself and feeling empowered in your beauty and femininity. No matter what you may think when you look in the mirror, you are strong, sexy, and unique, and your beauty deserves to be celebrated. Still nervous about getting in front of the camera? Here’s why you should […]

Witchy sessions, Central PA , NJ, Philadelphia PA

July 16, 2023

Did someone say a little “Hocus Pocus”? The one thing I LOVE about the fall is Halloween. I remember as a kid always decorating my yard with bales of hay, scarecrow people, and all the pumping heads possible! As a kid we would always have a fun festival at school where everyone would be able […]

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July 13, 2023

Karen Talks bout her Boudoir Experience with The Creative Shutter!

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July 10, 2023

One of my favorite things about boudoir photography is the way it allows women to truly love their own bodies, often for the first time. We spent most of our lives hearing how we need to lose weight, hide blemishes, avoid wrinkles, and on and on until we feel like we’ll never look how we […]

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July 9, 2023

Ever since I had my first baby (and now I’m a mom of three) I’ve never been comfortable or confident in my own skin. My entire experience with Laura from start to finish made me more confident than I ever thought I could be. In our very first conversation I told Laura that I’m not […]

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