What is Boudoir Photography?

What is Boudoir Photography at FOR YOUR EYES ONLY PORTRAITS®

What is boudoir photography? It's a style of photography that involves taking intimate and sensual photographs of women, often in lingerie or other revealing clothing.

The aim of boudoir photography is to celebrate women's beauty and femininity, and to empower them to feel confident and comfortable in their own skin.

Boudoir photography at FOR YOUR EYES ONLY PORTRAITS® is an immersive studio experience which takes place in a private studio with professional flattering studio lighting.

what is boudoir photography
Daniella AbrahamDaniella Abraham
17:34 18 May 23
This was an amazing experience, I highly recommend it. Alex made me feel so comfortable and confident, she took her time and worked at my pace to direct me into the poses. What an absolute pleasure to work with.Looking at my photos I was shocked, I couldn't believe it was me. I didn't know I could be sexy. I fell in love with myself.Ladies do not hesitate to do this. It seems scary at first but by the end you will feel like a supermodel.
It is with great pleasure that I write this testimonial for Alex, a talented female photographer who specializes in capturing the beauty and essence of women.Working with Alex was an incredible experience. She immediately put me at ease and made me feel comfortable in front of the camera. Her attention to detail was impressive, and her ability to capture my natural beauty and femininity was truly remarkable.As a woman, it was so refreshing to work with a photographer who understands and celebrates the beauty of the female form. Alex has a unique talent for bringing out the best in her subjects, and her photographs truly showcase the strength and power of women.Not only is Alex a skilled photographer, but she is also a kind and empathetic person who truly cares about her clients. She takes the time to get to know her subjects, to understand their vision and goals, and to create a customized photography experience that exceeds all expectations.I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to work with Alex and to have such beautiful, empowering photographs to cherish for a lifetime. I would highly recommend Alex to any woman who is looking for a photographer who will capture her beauty, strength, and spirit in a way that is both authentic and inspiring.Thank you Alex for a life changing experience!Daphne Diluce
Vladislav PetrovVladislav Petrov
09:48 08 Apr 23
Alexandra is amazing as a person and as a professional. Needless to say that she made my wife feel very comfortable and made the whole experience fun. The photos are on a WOW! level and we ended up struggling to choose photos as all of them were amazing.Just in one photoset my wife went through 6 different looks which was very exciting and left her with wanting more.The best part of this experience is not the photos that you will get (which would be enough on its own), but the confidence boost and newly found love and appreciation for your body.
Carrie WhiteCarrie White
18:52 15 Feb 23
I don't no where to start... absolutely amazing. When I first arrived I was so nervous and Alex made me feel so at ease from the start. I was shown exactly what to do.I'm really self conscious specially of my tummy but the photos were just incredible. I was so shocked and surprised i now loved how my body looked. If I'm having a day where I don't like my body I just look at my photos. Hubby loved them too we now have a canvas on our bedroom wall. I would definitely recommend to anyone to do a shoot with Alex it's a massive confidence boost and makes you feel amazing. Thanks Alex so much for making me get my confidence back and for making me feel amazing xxxx ❤️
Karen WillamsKaren Willams
19:53 04 Oct 22
Alex I must take a special moment to convey to you how grateful I am for the care and warmth you showed me from the start. I arrived at your Marlow studios with enormous trepidation as to what my 60th birthday present was letting myself into. My lovely husband facilitated this opportunity as a special birthday present with a weekend away just by ourselves. I’m a naturally shy person and not always the most confident about my body despite continuous praise and lovely comments from my husband and friends. So this photo shoot was a complete surprise and I was rather anxious about what it would feel like. I even said no way would you get me out of my bra!I can only say I had no need to worry. Alex met me with the warmest of smiles and completely put my mind and spirit at ease talking me through what we would be doing and how the day would go. Her makeup artist Sheridan was introduced and immediately her natural warm effervescence put me quickly at ease she soon got to know my whole life story and vice versa!Lean forward move the left arm upward, arch your back, head back , right arm back…..oh my what all at the same time??? Goodness this was such a wonderful fun workout I cannot begin to describe just how much. Time passed so quickly outfits changed and the buzz and positive affirmations just made me feel relaxed and at ease. So much to the point that my early claim that Alex would never get me to be naked flew right out the window in a way I cant begin to explain.Thank you so much for the experience….I love the outcomes……I want to share my photos with the world if only I dare!!! Even my daughter a natural born prude…..said …….’ Good grief mum ! You are HOT!!!’--

I am often asked 'What is boudoir photography'

The answer is that boudoir photography is a style of photographic portraiture which is designed to compliment the sitter offering a therapeutic confidence boost.

However, it differs from glamour photography because clients are generally having a photoshoot for private use rather than for use in commercial publications such as Playboy or GQ magazine, so the pictures tend to be more artistic and less brightly lit - less full frontal!

To me, boudoir photography means ‘adventure’.  A stepping outside of your comfort zone to create something brave, something positive. It is a type of therapy - but better than therapy because the resultant photographs provide a lasting positive proof - photographic evidence! In my experience it’s a confidence boost that really works. So far we’ve seen over 20,000 women here at the studio and with more clients booking in daily it shows how popular the sessions are.

It’s funny because it’s not always the ladies booking in for themselves. Quite often a partner will get in touch to say ‘can you help her?’ It's about perspective you see. Sometimes, in fact more often than not, the way that a partner sees you is not the way you see yourself. It can become a real issue if a woman feels too insecure to share her body in an open and visual way with her partner. I don’t know if you’ve seen it, but the video on our about page follows the story of Nicola who wouldn’t let her husband see her bottom in daylight - until after she’d had her FYEO photoshoot. Go have a look if you haven’t seen it!

Coming to terms with ones issue of low body confidence can mean the difference beteeen intimacy and distance between a couple, I've seen it nearly destroy relationships  - and witnessed the recovery and reconnection of a couple through the faboulous work we do here at FYEO.

Boudoir photography means:

  • Photographs from a photoshoot are artistic - revealing the body in a flattering and sensual way perhaps wearing their favourite lingerie, sometimes nude.
  • The experience is excellent for boosting ones self confidence.
  • Benefits of a session include; increased intimacy with a partner because of the increase in body confidence. And. Feeling more comfortable in your own skin, to that extent that you fall in love with your own body!
  • A privately commissioned photographic service with boudoir poses.
Here at FYEO we are a female led service which is designed to put women at ease. I designed the studio experience to be one where even the most shy person would feel comfortable enough to have a naked photo. And 93% of them do.
With laughter and love and understanding and creativity and the sharing of stories of pain and pleasure, the studio experience here at FYEO is one to remember.  And the photos? For Your Eyes Only.
If you haven’t visited my galleries yet, take a few minutes to check them out. They feature staff, friends and volunteers who all want to help you understand what a photoshoot means to them. Confidence. Femininity. Awareness.
I remain steadfast on my mission to help even more women explore their feminine side and empower them with the super power of body confidence.
Have you booked in for your photoshoot yet?

Your boudoir photoshoot will take place in our private female run studio in Lane End Village in Buckinghamshire, only 30 minutes from central London in th UK.

You'll be photographed by one of the FYEO Girls, Gemma, Alex, or Claire. Whilst you're being photographed, it's just you and your photographer in the room, so it's nice and private for you.

You'll be shown how to pose the whole way through your session, even your toes get directed! Visit our boudoir poses page.

Bring your favourite lingerie, heels, jewellery, and any other favourite accessories you want to bring from home. No judgement here!

See our what to bring page.

Choose FYEO because we know how to DIRECT you into the most flattering poses for your body shape.

Choose FYEO because of our beautiful skin smoothing lighting.

Choose FYEO for the one-to-one private studio experience with guaranteed confidentiality.

Choose FYEO because we've bee tried and TRUSTED by over 20,000 women since 2002 and have thousands of 5* reviews.

Choose FYEO because our portrait studio experience has been designed by women for women.

Choose FYEO for our private studio experience.

Choose FYEO for our beautiful photographs as seen on TV. View our Boudoir Galleries by clicking here.

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