One of our favorite questions on our submission questionnaire is “What superhero power do you most desire and why?” The answers we get tell us so much about the photographer, their personality and even their outlook on life. Alyssa of Alyssa Rose Photography’s answer confirmed that she’s found her calling as a photographer: “I want so badly to be able to pause time. I've been thinking about this possibility for as long as I can remember and it's definitely what I desire most. Perfect moments pass too quickly, and I want to be able to hold onto them forever.”
In a way, photography is about making a single, perfect moment last forever. Boudoir gives us the ability to capture a woman as she is just in that moment, pausing it in time as a reminder of her fearlessness and her vulnerability. Which is why Alyssa encourages anyone and everyone to book a boudoir session. “If anything, it's to make YOU fall more in love with yourself and your body. Find a photographer who you're comfortable with, tell them what you want and what you envision, and trust them to make it happen. Putting yourself out there can be scary, but you will more than likely end up happy with the result in the end,” she explains.
So, with this session and Alyssa’s words in mind, we hope you spend some time this week thinking about pausing time for your clients. Imagine them going back to your images after some years have passed, thankful for a reminder not just of how they looked but of how they felt during their boudoir session. Being able to give that gift might be the best super power of all!