Miss M.

Ms. M.'s Boudoir Session

Ms. M. is not a model, although she looks like she could be!  She’s a friend of our makeup artist Kerri who volunteered to do a shoot with us so that we could have some promotional imagery to show.  Many clients prefer to keep their images private, so it’s hard to show recent work!  She did great and I think she looks amazing!

Interested in your own session?  We have a couple of openings for October, but don’t wait!

Here’s a short testimonial video of Ms. M. talking about her experience and below are a few of my favorite images.  Which ones do you like the best?

And here’s a behind the scenes video showing the process of the shoot.

And a few final images.

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Things People Get Nervous About When Doing a Shoot

People get nervous about all kinds of things when doing a shoot. It’s true it can be a little awkward initially, but having done this for a long time I can tell you the nerves quickly disappear.  The video has some tips for dealing with nerves.  Give it a listen!

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How boudoir is like fine dining

Boudoir is like fine dining

Fine dining
Did you know that having a boudoir session with us is like fine dining? Seems like an odd comparison, doesn’t it? But they have quite a bit in common.

When you go out to a high end restaurant, what things come to mind? A gorgeous dining room with white linen table cloths? A wait staff that caters to your every need? A perfectly grilled steak served with the a great bottle of wine? If you’re like me, it’s probably all of those things.

Doing an intimate portrait shoot with us at the studio has a lot of these same things. A studio space designed just for boudoir, a makeup artist to pamper you before and during the shoot, and stunning fine art photographs of yourself like you’ve never seen.

The biggest thing they have in common though is that they’re both special occasions where you want the best you can get. Sure you could stay home and have a cheeseburger, just like you could have a friend take pictures with her cell phone. You still get to eat and you still get photographs.

But what’s missing by staying home? It’s the experience. It’s true that the steak costs more than the cheeseburger, but it’s a night out you won’t soon forget. Just like you’ll never forget a fine art boudoir session with us at the studio.

Intrigued? Drop me a note to erik@pattonboudoir.com to learn more about session options.

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Brandy L.

Brandy L.

Since not a lot of our clients will let us share photos for privacy reasons, we occasionally have a need for a “model”. In this case, it was Brandy, a good friend of our makeup artist, Kerri.

A busy mom with three kids, she was happy to spend some time with us in the studio. She said it great for her to feel “like a woman again”, which for us, is a great compliment. Throughout the shoot she was brimming with confidence and showing her some pictures as we shot made her feel even better about herself. She rocked the entire shoot!

We did a couple of different looks, one with a body suit and a second with a man’s white shirt. To match the lighting and feel, Kerri started with a lighter look and then moved to something darker.

Her photos have been well received on social media by all of her friends. And as a result we’ve had a few people reach out about doing their own shoots. If you’re interested in learning more about it, we’d love to hear from you!


Erik & Kerri

Portrait in body suit Looking back at camera Laying down on the couch Arching her back Bust detail Man's white shirt
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A boudoir shoot with Ms. G.

A boudoir shoot with Ms. G.

We’ve been running a contest to win a free shoot as part of a promotion we’ve been running on Instagram. Ms. G. was selected for January! She wanted to do a boudoir shoot as a gift since the timing was right for Valentine’s Day.

She brought with her three outfits. One was a pretty floral combination in white, another a beautiful emerald green lingerie combination, and for her final look, a lacy black bra and panty set. This was the perfect combination for a lighter soft feminine look as well as some darker sexier shots. And Kerri did her magic with the makeup looks to match.

Here are a few of our favorite images. Interested in a boudoir shoot of your own as a gift? Get in touch! We’d love to hear from you!

Standing in front of window Laying on floor Arms crossed wearing black lingerie Stretched legs with stockings and heels Implied nude with black satin sheet
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