Boudoir by elle


Bridal Boudoir Photography Chicago Offering bridal boudoir photography Chicago has brought me so much joy, so many laughs, a sprinkling of tears, and a list of life-long friends. I really do cherish every moment I share with these women.  I don’t have enough fingers and toes to count how many times I walk away from […]

Own What You Have To Offer | Bridal Boudoir Photography Chicago


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


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


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


Bridal Boudoir Photography I have been a photographer for eleven amazing years now. And have been shooting beauty and bridal boudoir photography for a little over half of that time. I began asking women a series of questions regarding their experiences. I thought I could improve the ambience from the feedback, and even learn a […]

Bridal Boudoir Photography | Homer Glen, IL Boudoir Studio


Enough Boudoir has become increasingly more popular within the last few years and I really COULD NOT be happier about it. Not because I am a Homer Glen boudoir photographer, but because I am a mother of daughters, dear friend to so many women, a sister, and a daughter. And whenever I see a swing […]

Enough is Enough | Homer Glen Boudoir Photographer

black and white image during boudoir session with Homer Glen Boudoir Photographer


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


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


Fine Art Boudoir Photography As a Chicago photographer specializing in fine art boudoir photography, I can’t tell you how many times I hear women talk themselves out of this kind of photoshoot. The reasons are almost always centered around these 5 excuses.   Here is why they don’t matter. 1. “It’s so NOT me, I’m just […]

Fine Art Boudoir Photography | Chicago Boudoir Photographer


Meet Collette   Do you recognize this lovely woman from a previous blog post?  I have had requests by many to see her full gallery and I wanted to share just a glimpse into our beautiful boudoir session. Have you ever wondered what a full session looks like?  Take a peek below at some of […]

Naperville Boudoir Photographer | Collette