Overcome Body Image Insecurities in 4 Simple Steps

Overcome Body Image Insecurities in 4 Simple Steps

“I have body image insecurities.”   At the beginning of their boudoir photography sessions, four women from different walks of life mentioned feeling insecure with their bodies. Despite these feelings, they courageously arrived at our studio, Carmen Salazar...

How to Naturally Pose Your Hands In Boudoir Photography

How to Naturally Pose Your Hands In Boudoir Photography

Are you preparing for your upcoming boudoir photography session but nervous about how to pose? We know you want to look and feel sexy and confident for your portraits from head to toe - and fingertips! That’s why we are showing you how to naturally pose your hands in...

How to Look Elegant for a Boudoir Session

How to Look Elegant for a Boudoir Session

Are you looking for wardrobe tips to look elegant for a boudoir session? If so, you’ve come to the right place! When you hear the word boudoir, what comes to mind? Maybe you think of lingerie, silk sheets, and sultry poses. Well, boudoir photography is all that and...

Boudoir Photography: Love the Skin You’re In

Boudoir Photography: Love the Skin You’re In

When it comes to your body, love the skin you're in! Embrace every stretch mark, blemish, and scar. Because you are beautiful, just the way you are. If you're not feeling so confident about your body, boudoir photography is a great way to start loving yourself again....

Sacramento Boudoir Photography: Do Something For You

Sacramento Boudoir Photography: Do Something For You

When was the last time you decided to do something for you?   Something unique? Something that celebrates you?   Something that provides you with a day of pampering? Something that improves your self-image?   If you can’t remember a time...

Five Reasons to Give Boudoir Photography a Try

Five Reasons to Give Boudoir Photography a Try

Today, we have five reasons you should give boudoir photography a try! Boudoir photography is growing in popularity by the day. Perhaps, you’ve even had a friend or two who has had a session. They’ve talked about it, maybe even shown you their photos, and now you are...

Five Things You Should Know about Modest Boudoir Photography

Five Things You Should Know about Modest Boudoir Photography

Today, we are tackling five things you should know about modest boudoir photography! Yes, it’s true! Boudoir photography can be modest AND sexy!   Boudoir photography is growing in popularity, and rightly so! Through boudoir experiences, women connect to...

Everything You Need To Know About Boudoir Poses For Curvy Gals

Everything You Need To Know About Boudoir Poses For Curvy Gals

Today we’re sharing everything you need to know about boudoir poses for curvy gals!  Are you a curvy gal who's been thinking about doing a boudoir session? Maybe you're not sure where to start, or what poses will work best for you. Fear not! This post is here to help....

5 Reasons to Celebrate Your Body and One Solution

5 Reasons to Celebrate Your Body and One Solution

If you are like most women, you've spent years obsessing over every little dietary decision, workout routine, and clothing choice. You've CONSTANTLY questioned whether or not you were living up to some arbitrary standard of beauty that magazines and social media seem...

4 Beautiful Wardrobe Ideas For Mature Boudoir Clients

4 Beautiful Wardrobe Ideas For Mature Boudoir Clients

Are you a mature woman who's been thinking about doing a boudoir shoot? If so, you're in luck!  This blog post is full of wardrobe ideas that will help you look your best. At Carmen Salazar Photography, we believe you’re never too old for boudoir photography....

Boudoir Experiences with Instant Results in Sacramento

Boudoir Experiences with Instant Results in Sacramento

At Carmen Salazar Photography, we offer boudoir experiences with instant results.   Results? What results? Why are they instant?  Let me explain.  Empowering Women Boudoir Photography is all about empowering women and boosting their confidence. We help women...

Why All Bodies Look Stunning Posing Between the Sheets

Why All Bodies Look Stunning Posing Between the Sheets

If you are preparing for a boudoir session and aren’t sure what to wear, consider posing between the sheets!   Boudoir photography is all about celebrating your confidence and sexiness in the body you have today! You are enough!   At Carmen Salazar...

Tips for Wearing A Men’s Button Shirt  for Boudoir Photos

Tips for Wearing A Men’s Button Shirt for Boudoir Photos

Today we have tips for wearing a men’s button shirt for boudoir photos. How many times have you seen a woman wearing a men's button shirt and thought "Wow, she looks amazing"? There's just something about the way a man's shirt fits a woman's body that can make her...

5 Reasons Why You’re Never Too Old For Boudoir Photography

5 Reasons Why You’re Never Too Old For Boudoir Photography

Have you ever considered boudoir photography but thought you were too old for boudoir photography? We are here to tell you otherwise! Even if you’re in your fifties, sixties, or seventies, there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy this type of photography. Boudoir...

From Girl Next Door to Hollywood Glam | Sacramento Boudoir

From Girl Next Door to Hollywood Glam | Sacramento Boudoir

Do you want to try boudoir photography but think you might be too "girl next door" to achieve the look?   Think again! At Carmen Salazar Photography, we believe you already have what it takes to fully be embodied and empowered for any look you desire to...

Three Reasons to Schedule a Maternity Boudoir Photography Session

Three Reasons to Schedule a Maternity Boudoir Photography Session

Today we are sharing three reasons to schedule a maternity boudoir photography session! Maternity boudoir photos are the epitome of feminine strength on display. Nothing speaks to both the femininity and strength of the female form more than that of a woman during...

How to Overcome Common Boudoir Session Fears

How to Overcome Common Boudoir Session Fears

Are you wondering how to overcome common boudoir session fears?  If so, today’s post is for you! All our Boudoir Beauties arrive at Carmen Salazar Photography hoping to look and feel their best for the camera.  Desiring beautiful portraits to display or...

Gift For Your Hubby | Sacramento Boudoir Photography

Gift For Your Hubby | Sacramento Boudoir Photography

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your hubby? We have the answer! If your husband is difficult to shop for, yet you want to find him a unique and special gift, consider gifting him boudoir photography portraits! Boudoir photography is all about empowering women...

Modest Lingerie for Boudoir Photography

Modest Lingerie for Boudoir Photography

Have you ever wondered if you could wear modest lingerie for boudoir photography?   When you think of boudoir photography, what comes to mind? Lace lingerie, stockings, and high heels? While boudoir photography certainly can involve those things, it doesn't...

Biker-Inspired Boudoir Ideas in Sacramento

Biker-Inspired Boudoir Ideas in Sacramento

Do you love biking? Do you love feeling the wind in your hair and the sun on your skin while you're cruising around town? Well, did you know that you can bring that same sense of freedom and exhilaration into your boudoir photography session? It's true! In this post,...

Be An Angel For The Day | Boudoir Portrait Inspiration

Be An Angel For The Day | Boudoir Portrait Inspiration

Have you ever wanted to be an angel for the day? Now is your chance with this fanciful angel wing boudoir portrait inspiration!   At Carmen Salazar Photography, we help women of any age celebrate their unique beauty, embolden their feminine spirit, ignite...

6 Stunning Vintage Couch Boudoir Poses (and More)

6 Stunning Vintage Couch Boudoir Poses (and More)

Are you looking for stunning vintage couch boudoir poses?  If so, we have some ideas for you! Many boudoir clients come to Carmen Salzar Photography desiring to see themselves through a different lens but are nervous they won’t know how to pose for the...

9 Creative Non-Lingerie Ideas for Your Boudoir Session

9 Creative Non-Lingerie Ideas for Your Boudoir Session

Boudoir photography is all about feeling sexy and confident. However, if you don't feel comfortable in lingerie, don't worry! There are plenty of other outfits that will make you look and feel amazing in your boudoir portraits. Check out these 9 creative non-lingerie...

Classy Boudoir Photography in Sacramento

Classy Boudoir Photography in Sacramento

Boudoir Beauty Miss J arrived at Carmen Salazar Photography desiring to gift her fiance with classy boudoir photography. She found herself enjoying the entire experience. Selecting the wardrobe, posing in various sets, and finally choosing the portraits to be included...

What If I Don’t Like My Boudoir Portraits?

What If I Don’t Like My Boudoir Portraits?

One of the most frequent concerns we hear at Carmen Salazar Photography is, “What if I don’t like my boudoir portraits?” We honor the validity of the nerves and fears behind these questions. However, with 10 years of experience, we are confident that you will be...

A Luxury Boudoir Experience

A Luxury Boudoir Experience

Boudoir Beauty Miss A came to Carmen Salazar Photography with a mission.  She wanted to treat herself to a luxury boudoir experience that would cause her to feel girly and beautiful.  "Be Yourself" Holding firm to the motto, “Be Yourself,” Miss A channeled...

Three Playful Boudoir Session Ideas

Three Playful Boudoir Session Ideas

Here are 3 playful boudoir session ideas that are sexy, sassy, and spirited.   Stepping into her new body after significant weight loss, Boudoir Beauty Miss V decided to surprise her husband with sexy pictures that were sure to make him smile. A former...

What to Expect At A Boudoir Session

What to Expect At A Boudoir Session

Many future boudoir clients ask the following question, “What can I expect to experience at a boudoir session?”  Boudoir Beauty Miss K had similar questions. She came to the Carmen Salazar Photography Studio desiring to create unique artwork for her...

Couple Boudoir Photography

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Boudoir Artwork Options

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

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

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

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,...

Walk the walk…

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...