Alternative To Boudoir Twenty Nudes Number 6

6. Ellie

Number six in the series of twenty nude portraits of women  that reflect their personality and lifestyle. A new post featuring a different sitter will appear each week

Alternative lifestyle nude
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Alternative to Boudoir Twenty Nudes Number 5

5. Alana

Number five in the series of twenty nude portraits of women  that reflect their personality and lifestyle. A new post featuring a different sitter will appear each week

Nude in living room
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Alternative To Boudoir Twenty Nudes Number 4

4. Heather

Number four in the  series of twenty nude portraits of women  that reflect their personality and lifestyle. A new post featuring a different sitter will appear each week

Erotic portrait
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Alternative To Boudoir Twenty Nudes Number 3

Hazel

A series of twenty nude portraits of women that reflect their personality and lifestyle.  A new post featuring a different sitter will appear each week

Fetish nude with riding crop

Hazel is pictured amongst her mother’s antiques and with the trappings of her passions.

More Fetish Boudoir or read more about Boudoir or Alternative Boudoir photography. Browse my Art Nude Portfolios

If you would like to commission your own portrait whether in your personal space or as a fine art original please contact me for details.  Portrait shoots start at £800 and include archival quality signed prints an album or digital originals. Commissioned shoots are always completely confidential and never published.

Alternative Boudoir Twenty Nude Portraits

1. Angela

Alternative Boudoir.

The idea behind this series is to produce twenty nude portraits of women that reflect their personality and lifestyle. Many of the images are drawn from my archives and been re-edited and grouped into a set that represents different aspects of the subject. A new post featuring a different sitter will appear each week.

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Lighting – Daylight or Artificial?

Two nudes in window light

Daylight or Artificial Light

Nature has given us a large, bright light source complete with some very handy diffusers (clouds) which is wonderful for lighting nude photographs. Unfortunately we have no control over when these diffusers appear and, although the sun is always shinning it reaches us with varying intensity.

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What Camera Do I Need When Shooting Creative Nudes?

What lens have you got on that?

I hate talking about gear when I am using it. As a long suffering wedding photographer I used to dread the approach of the serious looking old gentleman, scuffed brown leather cased, 50’s vintage, camera round his neck. Usually he had just been fiddling with for at least ten minutes to take one photograph of his rather overweight, and definitely bored, wife in her best hat.  I knew the inevitable question was coming.
‘What sort of lens have you got on that?’

‘That’ was usually a 6×4.5 Bronica film camera. We used to use medium format cameras because no one believed you were a pro with a 35mm SLR
My reply was often a completely genuine, ‘I don’t know.’
I could see him debating as to whether to rush off and exclaim to the bride that she had booked a complete idiot to take her wedding pictures, or whether to tell me not to be such a sarcastic bugger. Continue reading

One Model – One Light

Nude Photography with one light (and one model)

Keep it simple stupid is often pretty good advice. These photographs were taken in my studio with one light and one model. OK sometimes I used a reflector to lighten the shadows because the cameras dynamic range doesn’t match the human eye. What’s dynamic range? Free downloadable PDF on Exposure.

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