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WEEKLY CHOICE SPONSORED BY UAF PHOTO LABS 9.9.22

We are pleased to have Tanya Smith judging this week.

As Canada’s Premier women’s portrait photographer since 2011, Tanya fell in love with the power of  boudoir to change the way a woman feels about herself.

With her keen eye for details combined with her signature Flow Posing, Tanya creates a distinctive, instantly recognizable style signature.

As a newly single mom struggling to make profit in her boudoir photography, Tanya merged her expertise from corporate banking and sales to revolutionize her business. This combination of artistry and business flair gave birth to The Growth Method, a simple strategic system which enabled her to grow her studio to over $400k in sales in 1 year.

Since 2017, Tanya has been sharing her unique approach, to mentor and coach boudoir and portrait photographers to create impact and income. 

Her online programs have enabled hundreds of photographers worldwide, (in every genre), to grow, and scale a successful business on their own terms. Learn more about Profitable Portraits.

And the Weekly Choice Winner is…..

Michal Lepore | Touch of Boudoir

Congratulations to Michal Lepore owner and photographer at Touch of Boudoir based in Liverpool, NY.

Tanya’s thoughts on her winning choice “Love how this one is shot.  The lighting is great and the shots of water droplets really lend to the scene. You can feel the connection and passion… we caught a private moment between lovers.”

Jeannette Colburn | Bombshell Boudoir

1st runner up goes to Jeannette Colburn from Bombshell Boudoir based in Southern California.

From Tanya; “This was a close one for the winner.  I am a sucker for the bright colors in this one, from her hair and makeup to her ink and the way it’s been lit.  The pose is classic and looks natural and not forced or awkward.’

 

Hadon McKinley | Boudoir by Hadon

2nd runner up goes to Hadon McKinley of Boudoir by Hadon based in Huntsville, AL.

Tanya’s thoughts on this image “A classic black and white, with great use of light and shadow without being too dark.”

Congratulations to the Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab winner Touch of Boudoir! Congratulations also to the runner up images from Bombshell Boudoir & Boudoir by Hadon We look forward to seeing more amazing work from you and more AIBP members!

Be sure to check back next week for another installment of Weekly Choice!

Are you interested in learning more about AIBP and how to be eligible to win a Weekly Choice? Visit our AIBP membership page to learn more.

WEEKLY CHOICE SPONSORED BY UAF PHOTO LABS 9.2.22

We are happy to announce this week’s winner AIBP Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab.

Guest Judge, Denise Birdsong is an award-winning wedding, portrait and boudoir photographer from the San Francisco Bay Area. Through her experiences as a dancer and model, Denise mastered the fine art of communication and storytelling through body language and facial expression. Emotion is what makes portrait photography truly standout, and it’s usually the missing component for most photographers. Denise is passionate about teaching her master photography students her signature methodology that takes them to the next level of their craft through her Stripped Down course,

And the Weekly Choice Winner is…..

Kara Dunn | Midnight Sun Boudoir

This week’s Weekly Choice Winner is Kara Dunn of Midnight Sun Boudoir LLC based in Manchester, PA.

Denise’s comments on this winning image “This image is full of beautiful humanity, it’s not simply a capture, but an image that evokes an emotional response from the viewer. I know art is subjective, so, my subjective opinion is that one of the single most important things we bring to our work as portrait artist is emotion and humanity that allows the subject and the viewer to connect on a deep level. This image hits the nail on the head!”

Angie Anderson | Angie Anderson Photography

1st runner up is Angie Anderson from Angie Anderson Photography based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Thoughts on this image from Denise “I am swooning over the how delicate and feminine the form in this image is! The use of light is beautiful but, to me what make this a standout image is the capture of such vulnerable and delicate parts of her body. The way the jaw, neck and collar are highlighted is simply stunning! This images gives me the feel and then some, great job!”

Jordan Fletcher | Jordan Fletcher Photography

2nd runner up is Jordan Fletcher of Jordan Fletcher Photography serving West Texas.

Denise’s comments on this image, “This image is delightful in how the subject has been captured in a coy and flirtatious manner. Once again, bring the feels along with the creative foreground makes it a beautiful documentation of humanity and art!”

Congratulations to the Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab winner, Midnight Sun Boudoir LLC.  Congratulations also to the runner ups, Angie Anderson PhotographyJordan Fletcher Photography.  We look forward to seeing more amazing work from you and more AIBP member!

Be sure to check back next week for another installment of Weekly Choice!

Are you interested in learning more about AIBP and how to be eligible to win a Weekly Choice? Visit our AIBP membership page to learn more.

WEEKLY CHOICE SPONSORED BY UAF PHOTO LABS 8.12.22

We are pleased to have Tanya Smith judging this week.

As Canada’s Premier women’s portrait photographer since 2011, Tanya fell in love with the power of  boudoir to change the way a woman feels about herself.

With her keen eye for details combined with her signature Flow Posing, Tanya creates a distinctive, instantly recognizable style signature.

As a newly single mom struggling to make profit in her boudoir photography, Tanya merged her expertise from corporate banking and sales to revolutionize her business. This combination of artistry and business flair gave birth to The Growth Method, a simple strategic system which enabled her to grow her studio to over $400k in sales in 1 year.

Since 2017, Tanya has been sharing her unique approach, to mentor and coach boudoir and portrait photographers to create impact and income. 

Her online programs have enabled hundreds of photographers worldwide, (in every genre), to grow, and scale a successful business on their own terms. Learn more about Profitable Portraits.

And the Weekly Choice Winner is…..

Emma Durand | Emma Durand Photographie

Congratulations to Emma Durand of Emma Durand Photographie based in Monaco.

Tanya’s thoughts on this image “I always love when I see a genuine smile in a boudoir photo. This is a great classic pose, made fresh with the shooting angle. Love the lighting and having her face turned towards the light.  That smile lights up the whole image for a fun feel.”

 

Hillary West | Hillary West Studios

1st runner up goes to Hillary West of Hillary West Studios based in Norfolk VA.

Tanya’s comments on this image “The scene is gorgeous, and a mirror shot works well when done right, which this one is!  Great lingerie, flattering pose and love how the ornate from of the mirror is also framing the shot.”

Brianna Ellis | Brianna Lane Boudoir

2nd runner up is Brianna Ellis from Brianna Lane Boudoir based in Stillwater MN.

Tanya’s comments on this image. “First of all the lingerie is killer!!  The pose is simple but well executed and universally flattering.  I imagine this is a pose that sells every time!”

Congratulations to the Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab winner Emma Durand Photographie! Congratulations also to the runner up images from Hillary West StudiosBrianna Lane Boudoir We look forward to seeing more amazing work from you and more AIBP members!

Be sure to check back next week for another installment of Weekly Choice!

Are you interested in learning more about AIBP and how to be eligible to win a Weekly Choice? Visit our AIBP membership page to learn more.

WEEKLY CHOICE SPONSORED BY UAF PHOTO LABS 7.15.22

We are happy to announce this week’s winner AIBP Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab.

We are honored to have Jamie Pfister judging this week.

Owner and Photographer at The Adore Girls, Jamie started her studio back in 2012. Over the course of the past 10 years, the Nashville location has grown to have 2 associate photographers and she just opened a second location in Cincinnati this year.

And the Weekly Choice Winner is…..

Romain Deprick | Maestro VII

Congratulations to Romain Deprick from Maestro VII based in Orange County, California.

Jamie selected this photo because “I love the simplicity of this image. The eye contact is on point!”

Jasiel Ramos-Delgado | Silver JRD Photography LLC

1st runner up image goes to Jasiel Ramos-Delgato of Sliver JRD Photography LLC based in Central Mississippi.

Jamie’s comments on this image “The minute I saw this I thought wall art. I love the shimmer all over the body.”

2nd runner up is Karen Kimmins of Somerset Boudoir Photography based in Wellington, United Kingdom

Congratulations to the Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab winner Maestro VII.  Congratulations also to the runner up images from Sliver JRD Photography LLC & Somerset Boudoir Photography.  Thank you to Jamie for judging this week!  We look forward to seeing more amazing work from you and more AIBP members!

Be sure to check back next week for another installment of Weekly Choice!

Are you interested in learning more about AIBP and how to be eligible to win a Weekly Choice? Visit our AIBP membership page to learn more.

WEEKLY CHOICE SPONSORED BY UAF PHOTO LABS 7.8.22

We are happy to announce this week’s winner AIBP Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab.

This week we are honored to have Christie Conyer judging this week’s competition.

Christie Conyer, owner of Modern Muse Studio and The Boudoir Academy. She is an award-winning boudoir photographer and a business coach/educator who has helped countless people in their businesses

And the winner is…..

Kimberly Milosevic | Kimberly Kay Photography

Congratulations to Kimberly Milosevic of Kimberly Kay Photography based in Bend, Oregon.

Christie’s comments on this image “Wow…what a backdrop! I love this maternity image surrounded by nature. Very pretty lighting, organic setting and the tones are perfect. I hope the client got this as wall art!”

Kristen McKay | Kristen McKay Photo

1st runner up is Kristen McKay from Kristen McKay Photo based in Bangor, Maine.

Christie’s comments on this image “This vintage pool vibe is amazing. Totally reminiscent of a summer Tom Ford ad in Vogue. Direct sun light can be challenging but this is perfect. Great job.”

Hillary West | Hillary West Boudoir

2nd runner up goes to Hillary West from Hillary West Boudoir based in Norfolk VA.

Christie’s thoughts on this image “Classic boudoir done right. I love the tones…has a yummy chocolate vibe. Great eye connection from the client and the hand placement is perfect.”

Congratulations to the Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab winner Kimberly Kay Photography! Congratulations also to the runner up images from Kristen McKay Photo & Hillary West Boudoir. We look forward to seeing more amazing work from you and more AIBP members! Thank you to Christie Conyer from  Modern Muse Studio and The Boudoir Academy for judging this week.

Be sure to check back next week for another installment of Weekly Choice!

Are you interested in learning more about AIBP and how to be eligible to win a Weekly Choice? Visit our AIBP membership page to learn more.

WEEKLY CHOICE SPONSORED BY UAF PHOTO LABS 6.24.22

We are happy to announce this week’s winner AIBP Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab.

We are honored to have Jamie Pfister judging this week.

Owner and Photographer at The Adore Girls, Jamie started her studio back in 2012. Over the course of the past 10 years, the Nashville location has grown to have 2 associate photographers and she just opened a second location in Cincinnati this year.

And the Weekly Choice Winner is…..

Kelly Cunningham | Muddy Flowers Boudoir

 

Congratulations to Kelly Cunningham of Muddy Flowers Boudoir based in Minneapolis MN

Jamie’s selected this photo “This image looks like it should be in a vintage peek-a-boo magazine! (I don’t know if that was a thing) The image is just beautiful and tells a story.”

Romain Deprick | Maestro VII

1st runner up is Romain Deprick of Maestro VII based in Orange County CA.

Jamie’s comments on this image “Wow! I love everything about this image. I love that it immediately gets your imagination going to what is currently , or what is getting ready to happen. Just gorgeous!”

Melissa Quiring | MelissaLee Photography LLC

2nd runner up is Melissa Quiring of MelissaLee Photography LLC based in Glencoe, MN.

Jamie’s comments on this image. “I chose this one for her expression and pose. It is just beautiful and powerful. You can feel her mood. ”

Congratulations to the Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab winner Muddy Flowers Boudoir! Congratulations also to the runner up images from Maestro VII & MelissaLee Photography LLC.  Thank you to Jamie for judging this week!  We look forward to seeing more amazing work from you and more AIBP members!

Be sure to check back next week for another installment of Weekly Choice!

Are you interested in learning more about AIBP and how to be eligible to win a Weekly Choice? Visit our AIBP membership page to learn more.

WEEKLY CHOICE SPONSORED BY UAF PHOTO LABS 6.17.22

We are happy to announce this week’s winner AIBP Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab.

This week’s choices were selected by Anna Johnson the owner and lead photographer of Boudoir Ego.

A little about Anna in her own words, “My name is Anna, I am the owner of Boudoir Ego, located in San Diego, CA.  I have been shooting boudoir since I was 15 years (shhh.. I know that’s young) and I have owned my business since 2011.  I joined AIBP in 2012 and I have watched this group flourish.  Currently, I teach photographers Branding and Brand Marketing along with Flow Posing.  For the past two years I have also been the CGO (Chief Growth Officer) of UAF Photo Lab in Canada.”

And the Weekly Choice Winner is…..

Angie Andereson | Angie Anderson Photography

Congratulations to Angie Anderson from Angie Anderson Photography based in Calgary, Alberta.

Anna selected this image because, “The image screams innocence and emotion. Its lure and natural women hood. I love the natural artificial use of light along with its open bright and airy feel. Open light always allows for vulnerability in the image. “

Zambi Gose | ANM Boudoir

1st runner up goes to Zambi Gose of ANM Boudoir based in Colorado Springs.

Anna’s comments “This image shows desire. The touch of the lips say “come to me” and the use of lighting shows a dramatic feel.”

Jean Tully | Adored Boudoir

2nd runner up is Jean Tully of Adored Boudoir.

Anna’s comments “This image is great in lighting and contrast.  The wings are a great addition.”

Congratulations to the Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab winner Angie Anderson Photography! Congratulations also to the runner up images from ANM Boudoir & Adored Boudoir. We look forward to seeing more amazing work from you and more AIBP members! Thank you to Anna Johnson from Boudoir Ego for judging this week.

Be sure to check back next week for another installment of Weekly Choice!

Are you interested in learning more about AIBP and how to be eligible to win a Weekly Choice? Visit our AIBP membership page to learn more.

WEEKLY CHOICE SPONSORED BY UAF PHOTO LABS 6.3.22

We are happy to announce this week’s winner AIBP Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab.

This week we are honored to have Christie Conyer judging this week’s competition.

Christie Conyer, owner of Modern Muse Studio and The Boudoir Academy. She is an award-winning boudoir photographer and a business coach/educator who has helped countless people in their businesses

And the winner is…..

Rich Cirminello | Boudoir by Rich Cirminello

Congratulations to Rich Cirrminello from Boudoir by Rich Cirminello serving Austin, San Antonio & RGV, TX.

Christie’s comments on this image “I am all about getting out of the “bedroom” lately and I am loving the studio looks. This one is just gorgeous. Her hands in her hair frame the lines of her backside and the harness adds a bit of edge while staying classic. Well done.”

Victoria Shearin | Shutter Essence Boudoir

1st runner up image is from Victoria Shearin from Shutter Essence Boudoir based in Fruitvale, TX

Christie’s thoughts on this image “I am a sucker for texture and moody light. This one nails both. Great pose, angle and perspective.”

Peter Perez | Boudoir Art by Peter

2nd runner up is Peter Perez from Boudoir Art by Peter based in Winter Haven & Central FL.

Christie’s comments on this image, “What a cool shot! I love the grainy black and white and just exposing the leg and breast area. And that hand on the hip makes a perfect triangle that we all know is photography eye candy.”

Congratulations to the Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab winner Boudoir by Rich Cirminello! Congratulations also to the runner up images fromShutter Essence Boudoir & Boudoir Art by Peter. We look forward to seeing more amazing work from you and more AIBP members! Thank you to Christie Conyer from  Modern Muse Studio and The Boudoir Academy for judging this week.

Be sure to check back next week for another installment of Weekly Choice!

Are you interested in learning more about AIBP and how to be eligible to win a Weekly Choice? Visit our AIBP membership page to learn more.

 

WEEKLY CHOICE SPONSORED BY UAF PHOTO LABS 5.27.22

We are happy to announce this week’s winner AIBP Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab.

We are honored to have Jamie Pfister judging this week.

Owner and Photographer at The Adore Girls, Jamie started her studio back in 2012. Over the course of the past 10 years, the Nashville location has grown to have 2 associate photographers and she just opened a second location in Cincinnati this year.

And the Weekly Choice Winner is…..

Andrew Felix | Boudoir By Felix

This week’s winner is Andrew Felix of Boudoir by Felix based in Melbourne, Victoria.

Jamie’s comments on this image, “Love love love this image!!! The black and white….the grain…the angle. I love everything about it!”

 

Kelly Cunningham | Muddy Flowers Boudoir

1st runner up is Kelly Cunningham of Muddy Flowers Boudoir based in Minneapolis MN.

Jamie’s thoughts on this image “I have one word…QUEEN!! This image is stunning from the subject and pose to the colors. Perfection.”

April Slemensky | April Slemensky Boudoir

2nd runner up is April Slemensky from April Slemensky Boudoir based in Hattiesburg, MS.

Jamie’s comments on this image “I love the setting of this image and color scheme it has. Gorgeous.”

Congratulations to the Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab winner Boudoir by Felix! Congratulations also to the runner up images from Muddy Flowers Boudoir & April Slemensky Boudoir We look forward to seeing more amazing work from you and more AIBP members!

Be sure to check back next week for another installment of Weekly Choice!

Are you interested in learning more about AIBP and how to be eligible to win a Weekly Choice? Visit our AIBP membership page to learn more.

WEEKLY CHOICE SPONSORED BY UAF PHOTO LABS 5.20.22

We are pleased to have Tanya Smith judging this week.

As Canada’s Premier women’s portrait photographer since 2011, Tanya fell in love with the power of  boudoir to change the way a woman feels about herself.

With her keen eye for details combined with her signature Flow Posing, Tanya creates a distinctive, instantly recognizable style signature.

As a newly single mom struggling to make profit in her boudoir photography, Tanya merged her expertise from corporate banking and sales to revolutionize her business. This combination of artistry and business flair gave birth to The Growth Method, a simple strategic system which enabled her to grow her studio to over $400k in sales in 1 year.  

Since 2017, Tanya has been sharing her unique approach, to mentor and coach boudoir and portrait photographers to create impact and income. 

Her online programs have enabled hundreds of photographers worldwide, (in every genre), to grow, and scale a successful business on their own terms.

And the Weekly Choice Winner is…..

Tanya Atencio-Gutierrez | Diosa Boudoir

Congratulations to Tanya Atencio-Gutierrez from Diosa Boudoir based in Albuquerque NM.

Tanya’s thoughts on this image “I love the emotion in this one.  It captures a genuine laugh, and her hands are positioned beautifully to help set the mood.  It looks 100% like a caught moment, which is one of my favorite ways to shoot boudoir. Love the depth of field and strong focus on her eyes, and the hair and make up finishes the image.  Perfect sellable image”

 

Hillary West | Hillary West Studios

1st runner up goes to Hillary West from Hillary West Studios based in Norfolk, VA

Tanya’s comments on this image “I love the use of light and shadows in this one- works very well with the red satin and the textured headboard.  A classic boudoir pose, executed perfectly, right down to her pointed toes.”

April Slemensky | April Slemensky Boudoir

2nd runner up is April Slemensky from April Slemensky Boudoir based in Hattiesburg, MS.

Tanya’s thoughts on this image “Love the edginess in this one and the pops of color with their pink hair and red lips, nails and sheets.  The added texture of the fur is a nice touch.  The connection with the camera is strong and again suggests a caught moment”

Congratulations to the Weekly Choice Image Competition sponsored by UAF Photo Lab winner Diosa Boudoir! Congratulations also to the runner up images from Hillary West Studios & April Slemensky Boudoir We look forward to seeing more amazing work from you and more AIBP members!

Be sure to check back next week for another installment of Weekly Choice!

Are you interested in learning more about AIBP and how to be eligible to win a Weekly Choice? Visit our AIBP membership page to learn more.

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