We love exploring and learning about all different kinds of boudoir. There are so many different styles and genres within the category of boudoir photography. There is something so intriguing about self-portrait boudoir photography, because it is BOLD.
It's one thing for a photographer to stand behind the camera and pose and motivate other women. It's a whole other thing to be bold enough to step in front of the camera yourself and put your own vulnerabilities out there.
Jennifer Williams did just that to prove how important self-love and acceptance really are. These photos are powerful, and the response she received from her clients was incredibly meaningful. They appreciated how vulnerable she made herself, and it encouraged them to find that strength and self-love within themselves.
Enjoy these images and be sure to read more from Jennifer Williams herself!
From the Photographer | We live in an over-photoshopped world…even our iPhone selfies can be stretched and manipulated to make people appear taller, thinner, flatter, rounder, more ‘perfect’. This standard of what perfect is, is total crap and it’s honestly heartbreaking to hear amazing, beautiful, healthy women speak so poorly of themselves. As if their physical appearance defines who they are and affects their right to feel good and be loved. Every woman has the right and the ability to love herself no matter what.
I also think it’s important as a boudoir photographer to walk the talk! I am a big believer in you have to give to receive, and so I put forth my own vulnerability in order to create a safe space for any woman to come for a boudoir session, and to inspire others to start loving and appreciating themselves. I really had fun photographing myself. It’s very challenging but an excellent learning experience, and I plan to make it a regular exercise for myself. I challenge other boudoir photographers to do the same! The feedback I got on my posts was incredible and every client since I posted them has mentioned how much they loved the fact I was willing to share my photos and my words with the world.
I used my Canon 5dMark3 and my 50mm 1.4 lens, the Canon RC-6 wireless remote and a tripod, and all natural light.
Photographer: Jennifer Williams Boudoir
Model: Jennifer Williams Boudoir