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Maine boudoir photography

Client Testimonial: Self Acceptance and Body Confidence

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“In the last year I pushed myself to reach new levels of self acceptance and love, part of which led me to Jessica Michael Photography.

Boudoir photography is often marketed as a gift for a significant other – but it is truly one of the most empowering things I’ve ever done for myself.

While I choose not to share everywhere, my personal Instagram has seen a few – and with that I’ve found a community of bold, supportive, strong women who can identify with the journey to a place of positivity I’ve been on. Others view this professional artwork as though I’m ‘too open’, that I don’t have standards, that I’m insecure and attention seeking. (For those of you who know me, feel free to find the humor in this as I have )

Your journey and my journey will not be the same . I respect women and how they feel confident- made up or barefaced, bikini or hijab. I will always be outspoken in support of people living their lives authentically.

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I’m so proud to wear this shirt in the hopes that others will find confidence in seeing themselves through a different lens. You can be feminine, and still strong and powerful. You can be body positive, and still be elegant. You can support people who do things differently than you without it being a compromise to your own success.

Be kind, and be yourself.”

– Alina

(This testimonial was posted on Facebook and Instagram and shared with permission – edited for clarity)

Below you can view some of the images from Alinas most recent photoshoot, at our new boudoir studio in Belfast 

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Are you looking for a Boudoir photographer in Maine? Fill out the form on our Contact Page and you’ll get an email with our Welcome Guide, as well as an invitation to book a complimentary consultation at our Belfast Studio!



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6 Things to wear for your shoot that aren’t lingerie

 

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Cropped tops

Tee shirts, sweatshirts, etc. We love them all! You can buy them already cropped, or you can cut them off and make them yourself!  Continue reading »



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2018 Boudoir Favorites Roundup

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It’s no exaggeration that 2018 has been a really tough year on me, my family, and so many other people that I know. However, I gave myself a light workload for December so that I could take some time off and spend time with family and prepare for the upcoming year, and that’s helped to put a lot of things into perspective for me. 

On January 1st, I will turn 35, and I am determined to make 2019 the best year yet, personally and professionally. Continue reading »



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Our Top 3 Makeup Looks for Boudoir Sessions

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Picking the style of makeup for your session is a very personal decision, as unique as each woman that we photograph! Our hair and makeup artists are well trained and come equipped to give you exactly what you’re looking for! 

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Alina’s Retro pin-up inspired boudoir session

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Alina came to see me looking for some retro glamour photography. She wanted some pin up inspired photos, and knew that my style was different than traditional pin-up photography, but we were able to really give her the feel she was looking for. She looked at pin up photo ideas to get inspiration for her hair and makeup, and I feel like we really nailed it. 

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Red Lipstick, Lace and Life Changing Revelations

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Hannah had her first session with us back in early 2015 when our boudoir studio was located in Rockland, Maine. I knew as soon as I received the referral from our mutual friend that she was going to be an amazing woman to work with, and  in the almost 4 years since since that happened, we have also become good friends and I am so thankful to have her in my life. 

She recently came to the studio, which is now located in Brooks, Maine, and had her third session with us. I swear, each session she has is like she is a whole different person than the one who came before. 

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