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25 Jul 2016
Sometimes we're all hands - Allure by LH Taylor, Austin beauty and boudoir

Sometimes We’re Just All Hands

ou wanna hear something funny? One of the most difficult aspects of photography is hand placement. There are all sorts of unwritten rules to consider: show the backs of male hands and side of female hands, don’t let the hands become a distraction, don’t crop at the joints, etc.. Not only that, people have no idea what to do with their hands once you draw attention to them. I’ve had models and clients alike remark to me “You know, this […]

18 Jul 2016
Anticipation - Allure by LH Taylor, Austin beauty and boudoir

Anticipation

erhaps I’m dating myself here, but when I hear the word “anticipation” I can’t help but think of the Carly Simon song from the 70s. One of the beautiful things about boudoir, and sensuality in general, is heightening the experience with anticipation. The build-up of things to come, whipping us into a frenzy so that when the time actually comes, we can’t stand it anymore–we must have it! The power of the imagery is that we use our imagination, applying our […]

29 Jun 2016
Artful boudoir - Allure by LH Taylor, Austin beauty and boudoir

Artful Boudoir

heard a great phrase today: Artful Boudoir. It spoke to me because it describes perfectly why I shoot the way I do. I strive to create “artful boudoir,” where I present my subject in a way that’s artistic rather than contrived or forced. That’s not to say there aren’t also some standard poses that totally work for what I do. Rather, I just enjoy the drama of it all and if I can do it in a sensual way, then […]

20 Jun 2016
Allure by LH Taylor - boudoir and beauty for every woman

I See Your Beauty Even If You Don’t

  ithout any formal photography training, everything I do is the result of years of trial and error. Each of my photos is the product of constant, daily study not only of photography and editing, but also of people. What makes you your most beautiful? Is it a slight tilt of your head? Your hair swept over to one side? Do you have graceful shoulders? Exquisite hands? Sometimes, we’re in between shots and you’re about to get up and I say […]