Miss Beth

I am so excited to share yet another boudoir beauty with you guys! Miss Beth exudes confidence, sensuality, and a bold gaze to top it all off. Beth had a blast getting ready and all dolled up for the shoot. Sometimes picking out some beautiful clothes and getting...

Retro inspired Boudoir

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Bubbles + Beauties VIP Launch Party

I am so thrilled to share about our Bubbles & Beauties VIP launch party! We had an amazing turn out, champagne galore and enough fancy cheese to last a lifetime. Bubbles & Beauties is a VIP group where women can feel empowered, body-positive and excited to...

Couple Boudoir Photography

Boudoir photography can make you feel empowered, more beautiful, and sexier than ever. So why not include your partner in on the fun? Before you start running for the hills, hear us out. Couples boudoir photography session can be one of the most intimate experiences...

Best Looks for Bridal Boudoir

Why Bridal Boudoir?  Whether you’re newly engaged or plan on walking down the aisle very soon, you know that any dream wedding takes careful planning. Finding the best wedding photographer, the perfect venue, a beautiful wedding dress, and floral arrangements are...

Reasons Why Every Woman Needs a Boudoir Session

There's nothing quite like a boudoir session with Carmen Salazar Photography. Some may feel a little nervous at first, while others take full advantage of the spotlight and glam. Either way, you'll leave Carmen's boudoir studio in Roseville, feeling like a whole new...

MythBusters: Common Myths About Boudoir Shoots

We’re never surprised here at Carmen Salazar Photography about the common myths about boudoir photoshoots that our clients have believed. But, we are surprised when they let those myths hold them back from enjoying the liberating and unique experience of a boudoir...

Top 5 Things To Avoid Before a Boudoir Session

A good Sacramento boudoir photographer will work closely with you to ensure that you are prepared for your boudoir session. A great Sacramento boudoir photographer will also tell you what not to do before a boudoir session. When working with Carmen Salazar...

Feeling Confident for Your Boudoir Shoot

When we receive clients interested in boudoir, it sometimes comes with a little hesitation. We get it! You are making yourself vulnerable and trusting us to shine your light from behind the lens. Some women are shyer than others, but we can always see the beauty they...

The Best Wedding Gift

Why A Boudoir Book is the Perfect Wedding Gift For Your Future Spouse Ladies, let’s talk about wedding gifts. It’s your big day and you are surprising your love with a gift they will cherish for a lifetime. Most blogs will say, to get your partner an engraved whiskey...

She decided it was time to celebrate herself

Miss Greta reallllllly knocked our socks off with her boudoir experience. She trusted us to capture her on some of our new sets in the studio and we couldn't be more excited with the artwork we created!!! She brought in some of her gorgeous lingerie body suit pieces...

A journey of empowerment, strength & beauty!

We couldn't be more excited to showcase Miss LaJina and her gorgeous, empowering boudoir photos!  La Jina has been on a weightloss journey for the last 3 years and wanted to celebrate her hard work with an empowering portrait session. Through her journey she has...

Bridal boudoir from sweet to sultry!

We can't stop raving about Mary and her beautiful energy!  Mary shared, although she came to us initially to have us a create a wedding gift for her husband-to-be, she realized how much she really enjoyed the experience for herself and how beautiful she felt...

Boudoir Artwork Options

Imagine holding an album in your hands or walking into your master bedroom to see your wall art over your bed - admiring those favorite photographs that make you light up with pride. I am thrilled to offer gorgeous artwork options for you to continue celebrating your...

Quiet that inner critic

Women, for the most part, are nurturers. We pour ourselves into everyone and everything around us. Sometimes at the expense of our own needs. We give until we realize we have given away far too much of ourselves without nourishing our own needs. It has become my...

Top 10 FAQs about Boudoir Photography

Q: WHAT IS A BOUDOIR SESSION? For some it's feeling sexy and taking portraits to capture that feeling, for others it's celebrating personal acceptance for who you are in this moment, and for a few, it's capturing the real woman and the real curves they possess so they...

How to prepare for your boudoir shoot

We want our empowered beauties to feel their best for the portrait experience so here are a few tips to help you feel 100% ready to slay! 3 months before your session: You've booked your boudoir session and now you are ready to 'TKO' that baby!  That yoga class,...

Miss Faith

We are so inspired at the overwhelming response for our recent Boudoir Model Call... and we can't wait to share all the boudoir beauty with you! Miss Faith brought her most fierce and moody looks, and she is simply gorgeous. Faith first came to our studio in 2013, to...

Miss Abby

When I read Abby's entry to our Empowered Experience Giveaway, I knew she was a truly powerful woman. I started the Empower contest because I wanted an opportunity to hear the stories of some truly amazing women and create portraits to nurture their confidence and...

2018 Boudoir Model Call

If you've been following our Instagram stories, then you know that we are getting pumped about the new studio in Historic Old Town Roseville!!! Or, 'HOT' Roseville as the locals like to call it.  With the new year and the new studio, we're itchin' to capture some...

International Women’s Day Giveaway

*ALL ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED* We Want to Celebrate YOU! In an amazing photographic experience give-a-way We have an exciting opportunity for women in the Sacramento area to celebrate themselves and their natural beauty! Today marks International Women's Day, an...

Gorgeous Natural Light Sacramento Boudoir Session

In my opinion, natural is very sexy. I was very excited to shoot in my new boudoir studio, but little did I know that our session with Miss Hannah would be so stunning! Our boudoir beauty loved the neutral styling of our new studio because she wanted us to create...

Love YOURSELF!

Boudoir has always been a fun and sexy gift to give a sweetheart, but it should also be a gift to yourself! Miss Gwen has some amazing things to say about boudoir as a form of self-love and confidence: "Celebrate yourself. You are a being of vitality, beauty, and...

Bombshell Boudoir Beauty

Holy smokes! Miss Nicole is absolutely seductive in her boudoir session. Nicole stuns in a subtle pin-up style with lots of lace and curves for days! She loved the option to add a stylist to her session and highly recommends using one to add the finishing touches to...

Playful Cowgirl Boudoir Session

I'm checking off a concert bucket list tonight and heading to see Dixie Chicks. I've got a little bit of country inside me and it's Ready to Run!!! If you're a fan...you'll get the ridiculous pun 🙂 So in honor of the Dixie Chicks come back tour it only felt right to...

Gorgeous Sacramento Boudoir Beauty!

It's true ... blondes really do have more fun! Miss Veronika is one of our many ladies who prove to us that boudoir does not only have to be a wedding day present for your hubby - your boudoir session can be a gorgeous and spontaneous gift for anytime! Boudoir...

The Sexiness of Simplicity

Boy do I love our boudoir beauties!! Natasia's shoot was so yummy in the simple sexiness of a smile and necktie. Although all my ladies turn out just gorgeous in the final product, the most common thing they tell me before their photoshoot is that they are nervous...

Walk the walk…

So why do I shoot boudoir? Well, long story short, because it makes me feel good to make others feel good. Every woman I capture is a new mystery to me. I have the opportunity to discover who you are, who you aspire to be, what you want to celebrate and how you want...

Sacramento Boudoir Beauty | Miss Laurie

I have the privilege of photographing some amazing women. Most women come in thinking it's going to be all about looking sexy in photos for their significant other. It's become so much more than that - sorry guys! Women leave feeling empowered, spirits lifted, and...

How to get perfect skin before a photo shoot

This week we have the incredible Christi Reynolds guest posting with advice on how to prep your skin for a photo session. In this detailed breakdown on how to care for your skin you'll learn how to care for your skin a week in advance of your scheduled shoot. Your...

And she said she didn’t have a sexy look…

Ms. Prescilla came to my studio as most women do...she wanted to surprise her honey with a boudoir album for Valentine's Day.  She's a recent newlywed and had wanted to do a session as a wedding gift...but if you've ever planned a wedding...you know there is never...

Boudoir Beauty | Whitney

Love this vintage boudoir beauty! This darling came in to create an album as a surprise for her Mr.  I love her gorgeous vintage look and how she incorporated a playful yet sexy element for her husband who is a chef.  Many thanks to Christi Reynolds for the fabulous...

Boudoir Beauty | Miss Amanda

I love being a part of the sexy surprises for husbands. It's such an unexpected gift for him and the experience of the session becomes an expected gift to my beauties.  I was delighted as always to help our newest boudoir beauty Miss Amanda create a beautiful album to...

A vintage boudoir beauty!

Meet our newest boudoir beauty Meg!  Meg came in to be photographed as a surprise gift for her husband.  She was found these gorgeous little bloomers on etsy and wore her wedding heels for a little sexy wedding day nostalgia! Meg had these amazing white ruffled boy...

Boudoir Beauty | Miss Amber

Oh boy...do we love our Boudoir Beauties!  Miss Amber came to the studio for a session as a gift to surprise her honey for their wedding night. It was a challenge to sneak out her lingerie lovelies and his guitar but we think it was worth it!  We shot 3 different sets...