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Practicing Body Positivity in Boudoir Photography - St. Louis Boudoir Photography

Body positivity is becoming more prominent in all kinds of art and media, including boudoir photography. By promoting acceptance and celebration of all body types, shapes, and sizes, boudoir photography has become a powerful tool for individuals to reclaim ownership of their bodies and redefine beauty standards.

How Beauty in Boudoir Practices Body Positivity

Here are some of the ways we practice body positivity every day at Beauty in Boudoir.

Redefining Beauty Standards

Boudoir photography, at its core, is about capturing the essence of an individual in an intimate setting and creating a sense of empowerment and self-confidence.

In our studio, we embrace body positivity and create a safe space where clients can explore and celebrate their unique physicality without judgment or inhibition.

We see every scar, stretch mark, curve, and imperfection as an important part of what makes you distinctly beautiful!

The Role of the Photographer

From the moment you step into the Beauty in Boudoir studio, your photographer is here to make you feel relaxed and excited about your shoot.

It all starts with creating a comfortable and inclusive environment where clients feel respected and valued. We strive for open communication from the very beginning with your consultation.

We also use a client questionnaire to understand any insecurities and desires you have going into your shoot so we can tailor the session accordingly.

By choosing to work with a professional, you also have the advantage of a knowledgeable photographer who can guide you through poses and help you truly connect with your inner confidence, resulting in authentic and stunning photographs.

Embracing Diversity and Representation

We believe that body positivity in boudoir photography also includes embracing diversity and representation. This means showcasing a wide spectrum of bodies across race, age, gender identity, and physical ability.

We want to contribute to a more inclusive portrayal of beauty in media and society and welcome clients from all walks of life. Everyone deserves to feel amazing in front of the camera!

Empowering Through Vulnerability

One of the most profound aspects of boudoir photography is the way it empowers clients by encouraging vulnerability. Many of our clients arrive nervous about stripping down in front of the camera.

However, as the session progresses, they often experience a shift in their attitude and start to feel way more confident.

What's even better is that, beyond the stunning photographs our clients cherish for years after their sessions, the impact of a body-positive boudoir session can be life changing, too. Clients often gain heightened self-esteem, a more positive body image, and a renewed sense of empowerment.

A boudoir shoot can serve as a reminder that everyone deserves to feel beautiful and worthy, regardless of external perceptions or societal pressures.

So, ready to schedule your body positive boudoir shoot? Get in touch today at 636-577-8583 or to set up your consult!



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