The Biggest Myths About Boudoir

Christmas in July Boudoir

One of the biggest lies we tell ourselves about boudoir is that we’re too fat or that we don’t have a “boudoir” body.

Bullshit. Wanna know how to have a “boudoir” body? Make an appointment and have your photos taken. Poof! You have a “boudoir” body.

MYTH: Only certain bodies look good in front of the camera. FACT: You don’t need to lose weight. Embracing your body and learning to love yourself the way your are is what we should all be trying to do. While I smooth your skin and remove acne or make tanning lines less noticeable, I DON’T Photoshop every single thing you hate about yourself. I DO put you in flattering poses and use good lighting. You never need to change a single thing about yourself and having your photos taken is a wonderful way to show YOU how gorgeous you truly are.

MYTH: Boudoir is porn and they’re just raunchy photos. FACT: It’s so much more than that. Of course, we can get just as down and dirty as you want, but ONLY if you want. Boudoir is an experience that teaches body empowerment and celebrating the skin you’re in.

MYTH: Boudoir photography is only for special occasions. FACT: You don’t have to do boudoir as a gift to your partner. Do it for yourself! It’s all about self-worth and investing in YOU. A boudoir shoot will show you how beautiful you really are.

MYTH: Your photos will end up on the Internet. FACT: You don’t have to tell anyone or show anyone your photos if you’re not comfortable with it. We keep your session and your photos confidential. Nobody will see them if you don’t want them to. It can be private, or you can share it! The choice is yours.

MYTH: Only women have boudoir photos taken. FACT: Any person should definitely look into boudoir. ALL bodies are loved!

We are booking boudoir shoots for July RIGHT NOW. We only book 8-9 sessions per month so that every client gets the personalized experience necessary. We want time to create your tastefully sexy albums and wall art that shows off your best features!

Schedule your session by July 31 and pay only $300.

If you want to have an amazing album or framed photo to present to your love on Christmas morning, you don’t want to wait ‘til the last minute.

Your session fee of $300 covers EVERYTHING below and acts as a non-refundable retainer to reserve your date.

  • Half hour pre-planning session
  • Access to the Studio Closet
  • Up to 5 wardrobe changes
  • Your favorite music playing in the background
  • One hour camera time
  • Step by step pose coaching from Jackee & Pru
  • 10 Magazine quality edited digital images printable up to 5 x 7in images ($200 value)
  • $50 print credit to use toward additional images (albums, wall art, canvas)
  • Up to 60 images to choose your images from**

Professional Hair and Makeup with Pru from Rustic Cuts & Co may be added at an additional charge ($100 value)

Pay in full or make two $150 payments.

**Additional prints, digitals and other products are sold separately
**Water sessions are an additional $100 and take place at Hayman Falls in Shawano County (afternoons) and Neshotah Beach in Two Rivers (early mornings)

Your Privacy Matters

Wisconsin Boudoir Privacy

Things you should know before signing a contract with a boudoir photographer

Wisconsin Women's Photographer

Our policy at JLReis Photography is that every clients feels beautiful, sexy and SAFE. If you prefer that your photos aren’t shared with anyone but you … we get that. We’ll discuss the details during our pre-session consult but the bottom line is that your privacy is our TOP PRIORITY. No photograph is ever shared without your WRITTEN CONSENT

Of course we have clients who love their images so much that they are proud and excited to share them, we also have in-studio models who work with us on a regular basis and they allow us to use their photos in our private group, on our business Facebook page and here, on the blog because showing what we do is important.

Wisconsin Women's Photographer

If you WANT to share your images we give the option of anonymous images that keep your face private and focus on different areas of your body which aren’t recognizable.

Additionally, your images are never uploaded to our private gallery website without your written permission. If you prefer “in person” viewing of your images, we’ll view your photographs and products “In Person” either at my home or your home either at your home or in-studio. Your images are saved on MY private hard drive for one year, in case you would like to order more.

Your print products are sent privately and securely to my professional printing lab. I’ve worked with them for over five years and I trust them implicitly; they work with the best boudoir photographers around the world, so your portraits are in great hands!

Wisconsin Women's Photographer

When your session is finished, we want you to feel on top of the world, like the goddess we KNOW you are. When you work with us you get an experience that you can’t get with a cellphone and some free filters … you get an experience that leaves you with images that show you as perfectly, imperfectly, uniquely beautiful as you REALLY ARE!

Follow and like us on the Facebook page to keep up to date, or if you REALLY want to know when we’re planning something special join our Women’s Only Facebook group.

Personal photography sessions are easy to set up. Want to set up your own session? Just fill out the form or Facebook PM me and we’ll get the ball rolling

Couples Boudoir in Milwaukee

Couples boudoir is a lot more fun than I thought it would be! E and G look like they had a great time as well – so HOT

Hair and makeup by our very own Instigator of Underwear, Prudence Walker

Boudoir sessions are easy to set up. Want to set up your own session? Just email me or Facebook PM and we’ll get the ball rolling

Private Boudoir – I Protect Your Privacy

My daughter tells me that she’s never chosen a career because we told her that she could be anything she wanted when she grew up and she can’t make a decision. That’s a funny family story, but the truth is that at JLReisPhotography you CAN be anyone you want … and no one but you needs to know who you are! Who you are in private may be totally different than who you are in public and we can capture every side of you

How we, as a business in the business of photographing you at what is arguably your most vulnerable, keep you safe is important and we guarantee your privacy.

Many of our clients choose to keep their images TOTALLY private, to be seen only by themselves and their love. They don’t want their images online or on the walls or in albums in my studio. That is EVERY client’s choice. I don’t NEED to have my clients share their photos anywhere, I hire models and have studio reps for those times that I want to showcase a new set or a new technique. Every client can choose to show or not show her photos, no questions asked.

All clients are required to sign a contract before their session. But we don’t decide which of your images are shared (or not) until you’ve seen them and chosen your images. We’ll go over your contract and the area where you give permission for photos to be shown in detail and clients always have the option to choose not to share their photos.

Further, all galleries are shown in-person, in my studio. Your photos go from my camera to my work machine, to a jump drive, to my studio machine. This ensures that only you and I see your photos until you’ve made a decision. I do not share them online – not Facebook, not Messenger, not my blog. I will send you one “sneak” via email, but it will be one of the tamer shots.

JLReis Photography offers two specific sharing options. You give us permission to use only images where your face is not identifiable (body shots) or permission to use the images by saying yes or no to each image you’ve chosen. Again, if you decide not to show ANY – we’re okay with that.

But if you do decide to give us permission (and most clients do), we promise:

  • We never share images with nipples or genitals showing- period
  • We will never use your name unless you’ve given us permission
  • We change the filenames of your images, so there is nothing to point back to you
  • We don’t tag our clients on Facebook – ever. You are allowed to tag yourself if you wish

JLReis Photography also offers a sweet little thank you for those of you that DO choose to give full permission 😉

Hair by Prudence at Rustic Cuts and Co

Boudoir/Glamour sessions are easy to set up. Want to set up your own session? Just email me or Facebook PM and we’ll get the ball rolling