Boudoir Photography How To

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Amrish Mudgal  |  Jun 29, 2020  |  0 comments

Boudoir photography is becoming more and more popular. This form of intimate portraiture requires a unique mix of photography skills. There is an element of fine art, glamor and fashion photography, and standard portraits. But boudoir stands alone as a niche in photography because it speaks to the private lives of everyday people.

Dan Havlik  |  Mar 19, 2020  |  0 comments

We get it. You're stuck inside during this nerve-wracking coronavirus pandemic and you're climbing the walls because you want to be outside photographing stuff.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 08, 2020  |  0 comments

Boudoir photography is really popular these days, but if you’ve ever tried this type of work, you know that sometimes images don’t look as enticing on the computer as they did through the viewfinder. The goal of this humorous-but-helpful tutorial is to keep you from saying, “Oh my goodness, this is embarrassing” when you review your results.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Giving boudoir photos a dark and moody look can increase the drama of the images while, at the same time, increasing the sensuality. Washington DC-based boudoir photographer Marco Ibanez knows this and in the below video he shares his secrets on how to shoot dark and moody boudoir photos yourself.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 27, 2019  |  0 comments

For portrait, boudoir, fashion, and lifestyle photographers who are just starting out, one of the biggest obstacles they face is how to find models to shoot. It's particularly difficult if you don't have a portfolio yet, and don't have a YouTube or Instagram following as big as, say, Los Angeles-based boudoir photographer Michael Sasser's.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 22, 2019  |  0 comments

Most of photographer Michael Sasser's videos on his popular YouTube channel are tutorials, how-tos, and tips on how to shoot better boudoir photos. But in the below video, he lets it all hang out (quite literally) while doing a crazy boudoir photo shoot in a helicopter over Hawaii.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 14, 2019  |  0 comments

Michael Sasser is a professional boudoir photographer based in Los Angeles and he admits he's said a few wrong things during boudoir photo shoots in the past. Boudoir can be one of the most sensitive types of photography, particularly for insecure clients, and in the below video, Sasser shares 11 things he's learned not to say or do during a shoot.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 23, 2019  |  0 comments

Reflection photos can be really striking. And reflections can be even more effective when shooting portraits because it creates a unique, eye-catching take on your subject.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 02, 2019  |  0 comments

Here's how to get better as a boudoir photographer fast. Check that: here's how to get better as ANY type of photographer fast. Los Angeles-based pro Michael Sasser has eight tips on how you can improve quickly as a photographer whether you're shooting boudoir, portraits, or landscapes.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 12, 2019  |  0 comments

You don't need big elaborate sets or a large studio to shoot sensuous, cinematic boudoir photos. In the below video, pro boudoir photographer Michael Sasser shows you three techniques to capture beautiful boudoir images in a small room.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 20, 2019  |  0 comments

If you follow Michael Sasser's boudoir photography, which he shares on his popular YouTube channel, then you know he often "breaks the rules" when capturing images. One area that has seen some criticism from commenters to his channel are his ISO settings for his boudoir shots.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 12, 2019  |  0 comments

The number one question boudoir photographer Michael Sasser gets asked is does he use strobes? "And the answer to the question is: no," Sasser says. "I don't use strobes, I use 100% natural light for my boudoir shoots."

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 08, 2019  |  0 comments

Need a little something to spice up your next boudoir photography shoot? Los Angeles-based photographer Michael Sasser has two words for you: body jewelry.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 20, 2019  |  0 comments

Michael Sasser is who we typically turn to for great tips on boudoir photography, but because he spends a lot of his working life on the road, he's also got ample advice for travel photographers. In the below video, he shares 14 travel accessories he thinks every photographer should own.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Los Angeles-based boudoir photographer Michael Sasser is here to dispel a myth. While it's certainly not ideal, you can shoot flattering portraits in harsh sunlight.

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