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Your Worth isn't defined by "Imperfections".

I create authentic, timeless portraits that show your beauty & power.

So you are thinking about doing a boudoir session?  First off, I’m proud of you.  A boudoir session pushes most women outside their comfort zone and can be intimidating.  I mean, I don’t pose in front of a camera in my skivvies on the daily!  Whether you are a first timer or had a session […]

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woman wearing black lingerie natural light boudoir photography

June 15, 2021

“After becoming a mom, that pouch just never went away. I’ve always worn baggy tshirts and sweatshirts.” Ms T Who can relate to Ms T?  (Insert hand-raised emoji here) I wholeheartedly feel that sentence.  And while society doesn’t tell us to be shamed at our mom bod, how often do we see mothers in advertising […]

Mom Bod | Iowa Boudoir

Curly Brunette, brown eyed woman giggling on the bed during white sheet Boudoir Photoshoot to celebrate her mom bod

July 26, 2022

“Cassy took a lot of time with me. She put a lot of thought and detail into everything.” Ms A No two sessions are the same…. Because no two clients are the same.  Just because I’m the same person doesn’t mean you get a cookie-cutter experience.  My session with Ms A was no exception.  Getting […]

Celebrate your Body | Marion Iowa Boudoir

Brunette, blue eyed woman celebrates her body during natural light Boudoir Photoshoot

July 14, 2022

“So many of my friends say they couldnt ever do it. Honey! If I can do it ANYONE can!” Ms C How many times have you heard that phrase?  If I can do it, anyone can do it.  We have all sowed the seeds of self doubt when it comes to trying something new or […]

Size doesn’t matter | Iowa Boudoir

Red haired and blue eyed woman on a bed proves size doesn't matter at Boudoir Photoshoot

June 23, 2022

“Cassy is a trustworthy business person who delivered what she promised exactly when she said it would happen.  And that is a big deal. ” Ms J How many women feel they are not photogenic?  One of the most rewarding things in my job is helping women see they can have amazing portraits no matter […]

Not photogenic? | Iowa Boudoir

Red haired and blue eyed woman with hands bound claims she's not photogenic at Boudoir Photoshoot

June 14, 2022

“The time and effort it takes to make a photo perfect takes the perfect eye and good talent-the services are worth every penny” Ms S Ms S is a fun spunky woman who has worked hard to navigate through her body love journey.  We all should celebrate where we are on that journey and she […]

Sweet Boost of Confidence | Iowa Boudoir

Brunette, blue eyed woman wearing jersey gains confidence boost during Boudoir Photoshoot

June 2, 2022

“Cassy made me feel relaxed and I felt comfortable once I just let go and told myself to have fun and live life to the fullest in the moment!  She truly captured that real smile I thought I would never see again!” Ms A Ms A was struggling to find herself after a toxic relationship […]

Ms A | Find Yourself | Des Moines Boudoir

Brunette short haired woman find yourself with white sheet for Boudoir Photoshoot

May 24, 2022

“I never felt confident, beautiful, any of that.  I can now say I look damn good at 45!” Ms J I love when a woman owns her beauty especially when it happens after the age of 40.  As a woman over 40, I understand now how silly I was worrying about the cellulite in my […]

Ms J | Empowerment at 45 | Iowa Boudoir

salt and pepper haired woman finds empowerment at 45 wearing black lingerie on a bed at Boudoir Photoshoot

May 12, 2022

“When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” Audre Lorde About a month ago, while I was preparing my blog post about honoring mothers, I came across a suggestion to write an open letter to my […]

Open letter to my 18-year-old self

May 3, 2022

I am 53 and feel like I really wanted to capture how I look now.  I felt glamorous, sexy, and beautiful. A little like I could do anything. Ms G Transitions- Life is full of them.  I used to hate them because they always disrupted my happy little predictable routines.  With each one comes growth […]

Ms G | 50s Supermodel | Solon Iowa Boudoir

53 year-old Blond hair and Blue eyed woman feels like a supermodel on white sheet for Boudoir Photoshoot

April 26, 2022

“After looking at the pictures I thought… Hell yeah. I did this, that is me! Being sober doesn’t automatically mean happily ever after” There are so many reasons women come to me to do a session.  As a gift, for themselves or someone else, celebrate a milestone, boost confidence, and even overcome trauma from their […]

Ms K | Celebrate Sobriety | Waterloo Iowa Boudoir

Brunette hair and green eyed woman laying on a bed celebrating sobriety with Boudoir Photoshoot

April 21, 2022