Couples Boudoir Photography
All the reasons we think you should give couples boudoir pictures a chance…
At least half the people we know would go running for the hills if asked to do a couples boudoir photo shoot (our own partners included). But before you completely dismiss the idea, hear us out. With a trustworthy photographer and a safe setting, a couples boudoir photography session is one of the most intimate and connecting experiences you could do with your partner.
Talk about a bonding experience. Showering your partner with some tender lovin’ care can feel scary at times, even in the privacy of your own home. But it’s an act of trust and vulnerability that can reap great things. It’s sorta like a trust fall exercise. There’s a bond that forms when you’re both committed to the process. You’re saying, “We’re in this together,” and like anything that takes you out of your cozy sense of security, the benefits can be freakin’ extraordinary. If you can go with it, you’ll walk away with so much more than beautiful photos. You’ll come out on the other side feeling closer than ever.
It’s just the right amount of sexy. We’re not prudes or anything, but we have a PG-13 policy here at Revealed. For everyone’s sake, we find that this is just the right level of spice. You can think of us kinda like movie directors. We’ll set a bit of a scene, give you some cues, and prompt you into different scenarios. That way you don’t have to feel put on the spot. The “scenarios” will be more like the build-up or come down from the real deal if you know what I mean.
Don’t be surprised when you’re having a total blast. Once you get past the nerves, there will come a point when it all starts to flow. Kinda like dancing. The hardest part is getting yourself out on the dance floor, but once you’re there, once you’re out of your head, the session is so much fun.
Continue scrolling to read how to get the most out of your couples boudoir experience.
How to get the most out of a couples boudoir session: Ideas to spark the occasion.
Think of us like movie directions. Part of the reason people get so nervous is the fear of not knowing what to do! Pretty much every one we’ve ever worked with shares this same concern. Don’t worry! We got you. We’ll guide you through different scenarios so you don’t have to think too much about what you’re doing or if you’re doing it right. Our goal with every photoshoot is to ensure you both just have fun and feel sexy in your own skin. We want to celebrate your chemistry during the couples boudoir session, so our direction still leaves plenty of room to be natural with each other. We’ll also laugh together at the sometimes silly moments that come up (mainly when Kelly and I try to demonstrate a pose we have in mind). In the end, don’t be surprised if you end up loving the experience and walk away with some great memories to look back on for years to come.
Be open. Everyone. I mean this in more ways than one. First, as much as possible, have an open convo with your photographer and your partner to talk about what you want to be captured, and as importantly, what you don’t want. I’m not sayin’ you need a safe word or anything, but making your expectations on the front end is key to avoiding awkward moments later on.
Be open, continued. Keeping an open mind and heart throughout the shoot is huge. It helps your partner feel confident that you’re in it together and gives you photographer freedom to capture and create their work. Nothing’s more of a buzzkill than a negative attitude.
Plan your wardrobe. Solo boudoir sessions are a great way to really let your lingerie shine. Couples boudoir is a little different. Because you’re posing with another person, your bodies are often brought close together for striking compositions. Wearing super intricate or complex numbers can be lost in a setting like this. Unless you’re going for a more editorial vision, like Reggie Bush and Kim K or Brad Pitt and Angelina in W, we suggest keeping it very simple and classic. If you decide to book with us, we’ll give you our full style guidelines to help you plan beforehand.
Ohhh, and did we mention the photos?
Hopefully, by now you’re a little more open to the idea of couples boudoir photography. We talked a lot about how to overcome your nerves and get the most out of the experience. The photos are basically the cherry on top. They’re not just tasteful imagery, they’re time capsules. Looking back at them will remind you how you felt during the experience. How you two felt together.
Interested in booking your own couples boudoir photoshoot? Contact us here or call today at 773-273-9063.