Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Salem Boudoir Studio | contest winner!

As you may or may not know, I held a boudoir giveaway to celebrate my new studio in downtown Salem, Oregon. I had a lot of entries. A lot of GOOD entries. Some were moving. Some were funny. Most were awesome. So, it was very difficult for me to decide. I didn't have anyone submit photos, just an explanation of why they'd like to win. I chose Salena as the winner. Salena, like most, has had a long hard road. She recently lost 120 pounds! These two sentences, though, were what won me over…

"Now here I am remembering that the only person I need to love more than my kids is myself. This boudoir session would be a celebration of life, love, and how utterly fabulous I am!"


I've said it before, and I'll say it again… I do not do boudoir to please men. I do boudoir to empower women. Salena is the essence of why I do boudoir sessions for women. She came in with her fabulous self and totally ROCKED her session! We had a lot of laughs and it felt like I had known her for years.








And yes, she bared it all! I would say about half of my boudoir clients end up 
posing for some tasteful nudes during their session. I just don't normally share 
those images, per their request.

14 comments:

  1. Love the black & white! SO sultry!! That shot focused on the curtain, LOVE!

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  2. gorgeous work.. I love the beauty and creativity in this session

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  3. Gorgeous work as always Kel!!!

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  4. Salena De La CruzJuly 9, 2014 at 10:45 AM

    Fun and fabulous time with someone, I felt I knew forever!!!

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  5. what a great session. black and white is perfect for boudoir!

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  6. Lovely. Such pretty black and whites.

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  7. So beautiful, you ladies both rocked it!

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  8. Wow. That last image is breathtaking. Beautiful work!

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  9. love how comfortable she looks - never would've guessed she lost all that weight! she's beautiful!

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  10. OMG that last shot is PERFECTION!! So lovely!!

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