Boudoir portrait sessions are only growing in popularity and are well and truly making their mark on the Australian Capital Territory. While Canberra might be known as the country’s political heartland, it’s also home to several talented photographers who are empowering women on a day-to-day basis.
If you’re considering doing a boudoir shoot, it’s time to connect with one of the specialists in the genre. Ready to start your search for boudoir photographers in Canberra? Check out this list of some of the city's top talent to find the best match for your big day.
Amanda Thorson is the artist behind the camera at Thorson Photography, which specializes in photographing “weddings, families, babies, and butts.” She takes pictures of people - "nervous people, pregnant people, tiny people, tired people, naked people."
As a boudoir photographer, Amanda exclusively shoots women and is all about celebrating who you are right now. She’s not into “weird posing” and wants you to just be yourself and wear exactly what you like.
Kerry Sleeman Photography
Kerry Sleeman is a boudoir specialist who photographs women throughout Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory. She regularly collaborates with brides-to-be wanting to give a special gift to their partner, as well as ladies who have recently achieved a personal milestone.
Kerry also offers maternity boudoir for women wanting to celebrate their baby bump and the “radiance of your pregnancy.” She invites you to bring your favorite lingerie and a piece of jewelry for added glam, as well as anything else you like, such as a garter or headpiece.
Brett Sargeant is the owner and photographer at D-eye Photography, which is dedicated to boudoir and glamor portraits, as well as nude, underwater and fetish photography.
Based in Canberra, he's a proud sponsor of the Canberra Roller Derby League, as well as being available for pole dancing and aerial sports imagery. All of Brett’s boudoir sessions include professional hair and makeup styling to ensure you are looking your best and they can be held in your home, on location, or in his residential studio.
Canberra-based photographer Olivia Leigh is happy to travel beyond the ACT borders to document boudoir portraits. She says that she's always been passionate about anything creative and is particularly drawn to painted portraits of people.
As a photographer, Olivia wants to capture those “candid moments that express your natural personality” through a mix of journalistic and cinematographic styles. Ultimately, Olivia is on a mission to help empower her clients and give them the space they need to rediscover themselves.
Holly Cooper is the Boudoir Queen, a Canberra-based photographer who has been shooting boudoir for the last seven years. She says that “shooting intimate, empowering portraits of women heals me” and helps her to come to terms with a lifetime of feeling like she wasn’t enough.
Through her imagery, Holly wants to make a loud statement to all of those people who have brought you down and have you walking out of the studio with a newfound love for yourself.
Katrina Burgers has been a professional photographer for the last nine years, during which time she has documented hundreds of Canberra families, babies, and women. She wants to create a space where her clients leave feeling so much better about themselves - “stronger, more beautiful in their own skin, more complete as they finally see with their own eyes that they are perfect just being themselves.”
All of Katrina’s boudoir sessions are held in her private home studio and include professional hair and makeup to kick things off.