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Quiet Confidence Quiet confidence. It took me along time to figure out exactly what it meant. When I think of confidence, I always think of someone that is larger than life. Loud, magnetic, and animated. I think of someone that takes up the room, just by being in it. I love those people. The loud […]

Quiet Confidence | Boudoir Photography Chicago

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Homer Glen Maternity Photographer I have been a Homer Glen maternity photographer for over a decade now.  I reside in New Lenox, IL but I have occupied my commercial studio space for the last 9 years in Homer Glen, IL and service all of the southwest suburbs.  Maternity photography and boudoir maternity photography has always […]

Homer Glen Maternity Photographer | Simple Studio Maternity Session

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How Boudoir Photography Challenged My Definition of Beauty | Chicago Boudoir Photography Studio  Written by:  Katie Kastner In my 38 years of being a woman on planet Earth, I’ve been shown and told by society that beauty was big hair and too much eyeshadow, tragically skinny and bare faced, overly frosted and plucked, skinny but […]

How Boudoir Photography Challenged My Definition of Beauty | Chicago Boudoir Photography Studio

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What do you love about yourself? What do you love about yourself?  A question I ask every person that walks into my boudoir photography studio in Homer Glen, IL.  Claire answered this question like no one ever has and has truly inspired me. Claire- what do you love about yourself?  I love that I’m still […]

What do you love about yourself? | Boudoir Photography Studio in Homer Glen, IL

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GLAMOUR Article | How Boudoir Can Help With Anxiety I meet so many incredible women on a weekly basis. Their stories, their struggles, and their triumphs have all been embedded into the soft white walls of my studio. And as hard as I try, I can’t seem to find the words to describe how magical […]

How boudoir can help with anxiety | Client Publishes Her Experience In GLAMOUR

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Why would anyone want to do a boudoir session? These images do contain partial nudity, viewer discretion advised.   I am asked on a regular basis, ‘why would anyone want to do a boudoir session?’ and ‘what would I even do with these images?’.  There is a common misconception that women want boudoir sessions to […]

Why would anyone want to do a boudoir session? | Homer Glen IL Boudoir Photographer

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Homer Glen Boudoir Studio She came into the Homer Glen boudoir studio quiet, nervous, and excited to get started on the session.  She sat calmly while getting her hair and makeup done, listening to the conversations and adding in her thoughts here and there.  I remember thinking two things.  One, her curly hair and flawless […]

Homer Glen Boudoir Studio | A Note From J

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Forty and Fabulous, Meet Eliza When I met Eliza, I was just as I always am. I was so excited to meet the woman I had been emailing back and forth with.  I was anticipating the session, studying her requested phone selfies, sharing ideas with the other stylists, and just creating a positive energy in […]

Forty and Fabulous |Naperville Boudoir Photographer

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Published Artist in Embrace Magazine It is an absolute HONOR to have been featured and a published artist in Embrace Magazine this week.  This in print and online publication is one that I admire and respect so much. I am so thankful for this beautiful opportunity to showcase some of my work and I hope […]

Published Artist in Embrace Magazine | Boudoir By Elle | Chicago

Laurie Baker is a featured artist on Embrace Magazine's blog

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She. She walks into the gallery as gently as her feet allow. She is nervous but fueled by an electricity that seems to take the weight off the palms of her feet. She glides into the studio more confident than she ever thought she could be in this setting. There is a gentle drizzle coating […]

Boudoir Photography for the Modest Bride | Chicago Photographer

beautiful modest boudoir portrait