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Boudoir portraits are not a new thing; the trend goes back
hundreds of years. A glimpse through the history of the masters
of painting reveals many artfully done boudoir sessions, including
paintings by Edouard Manet, Peter Paul Rubens, and Francisco Goya.
All through history you can find images of women depicted in
paintings or drawings with little to no clothing.
With the advancement of technology in this century, many
photographs have been taken of women in various poses implying
nudity, and many fully nude. Pinup photography became popular in
the 1940s and 1950s, with women sending these types of images to their
boyfriends and husbands deployed in wartime. Even today women
send photographs to their men in the military as keepsakes and to
remind them of what is waiting at home.
When you’re starting out, ask friends and
past clients to model for you to help build a stellar
portfolio—you must be able to show what you want to sell!
Even if you have just one session under your belt it will
be much easier to book another. Offer a discounted rate
to past clients until you reach a level where you have
enough portfolio work to feel confident to sell to other