Blue | Her Studies | Boudoir Portrait Photography

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There’s still so much in the studio to photograph!  Lots of lace, books, horns and more.  But still in need of armor and more swords!

What would you like to see?

Red Flowers | Gothic Lolita Portrait

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Red Flowers.

First effort in styling a wig for a photoshoot, and it came out alright despite almost destroying my favorite hair!

Hairstyling is worth the time and work, so here’s hoping to have some different styles for future shoots!

What’s your favorite style?

Dark fine art floral portrait

Black Swan | Boudoir Portrait

Beauty comes in many forms.  There is beauty in the light as well as in the dark.

While we shouldn’t romanticize the darkness within us, it should be embraced, as the depths of our feeling absolutely influences the beauty of our souls.

There is no light without darkness, nor darkness without light.

 

Let’s see the beauty in the darkness, and claim it as our own.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Moody and sensual creative portrait of Lady Death

Boudoir photography of a vampire character

Delicate Lace | Gothic Lolita Portrait

This moody yet soft portrait was photographed while shooting the Pirate Queen theme.

When all dressed up in gothic fashion, with props and clothing all over the studio, remember to vary up your shots to get different looks in the same shoot!

By simply stepping closer to the camera, we can get a completely different portrait, even with the exact same styling!

Let’s keep playing, having fun, and stepping in front of the camera to be our own models~

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Makeup:
Mineral Fushion
-Burt’s Bees
-Maybelline
-Zuzu
-Physicians Formula

Fashion:
-Thrifted lace top and sword
-Steampunk blouse from Spirit Halloween

moody fantasy portrait of a pirate queen

gothic fashion self portrait photography

Pirate Queen | Fantasy Portrait

This fantasy shoot was inspired by a pirate theme as well as Gothic Lolita and Victorian fashion, and was great fun to shoot with a new 50mm lens!

As we head into the new year, whether in the realms of photography or our personal lives, let’s continue to embody strength and flexibility, and push ourselves.

Let’s explore, grow, and be fierce like a pirate queen!

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Makeup:
Mineral Fushion
-Burt’s Bees
-Maybelline
-Zuzu
-Physicians Formula

Fashion:
-Thrifted lace top and sword
-Steampunk blouse from Spirit Halloween

mysterious portrait of a gothic girl in red lace

Gothic Portrait | Red Lace

Black Bird | Portrait

A style portrait inspired by alternative and goth fashion.

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This was another experiment to work with desaturated colors and a bright background.  It’s a style I greatly admire and love to see from other photographers and artists, but isn’t one I like to execute myself.

It’s a good reminder that just because we like a certain style in others’ work, we won’t necessarily appreciate it when it’s our own!

Let’s keep experimenting and trying new styles and techniques!

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

gothic fashion self portrait photography

Fantasy portrait of an Autumn witch

Gothic Flowers | Fashion Portrait

A gothic fashion self portrait shot in the studio recently!

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This photoshoot came out great, despite not using a new lighting setup as intended.

The original Final of this photograph was quite desaturated, but I changed my mind and went back to an earlier, more colorful version.  Or rather, I did my best to recreate it.

A great reminder of not only saving our work in stages, but to save these files as LAYERS!

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

 

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Alternative fashion portrait

Boudoir photography of a vampire character