Jacqui lost a massive 100kg

Jacqui is the first amazing woman in our Inspiration series for 2018. Each month we are selecting and photographing one person at no charge, who has faced and conquered a battle, and who we believe would be an inspiration to others who are setting out on the same journey.

Jacqui has battled with her weight for most of her life and after suffering a back injury, was told by her doctor that she needs to either lose weight or purchase a wheel chair. This was a massive wake up call to Jacqui who weighed 150 kg and had 2 beautiful young girls to think about, so, she embarked upon a massive journey to shed as much as possible. Unfortunately her journey was especially difficult as she suffered a massive B12 loss which went undiagnosed and lost most of her vision and the ability to walk, but she fought and fought through and today she walks and her vision has returned. She has lost 100kg and she looks amazing.

This glamour photography session was a celebration of that achievement. Jacqui loves to sing and play guitar so we had to add some guitar images to her session. We also added some boudoir and nude. Jacqui was a total inspiration and a testament to what can be achieved when a person wants something badly enough. We felt very honoured to have been selected as her photographer.

If you would like more information on a photography session with us please contact us on 0402 230 669 or you can download one of our free information booklets from this link. Our booklets will give you all of the information you need to plan your session with help on what to wear, tips, prices and do’s & don’ts.

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Tanya says “F**CK YOU” to Breast Cancer!

Tanya is the second amazing person in our 2018 ‘Inspiration’ series of photographs and she wants to say a big “F**K YOU” to Breast Cancer. We chose Tanya for one of our free sessions to tell her story, which we believed would inspire and give hope to other women going through treatment, so we gifted Tanya a glamour, boudoir and portrait photography session.

Tanya’s story is very similar to Karen’s story in regards to her fight with Breast Cancer and it pulled a few emotional chords with the both of us.

Tanya was diagnosed with cancer of the left breast on July 5th last year, finding also that it had spread to her lymph nodes. She had lumpectomy with axillary lymph node clearance surgery, followed by 4 out of 6 very harsh chemotherapy (CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE + DOCETAXOL) treatments which were cut short due to severe reactions which almost killed her.

Tanya then had 30 sessions of radiation to her left breast which finished 16th February this year. She lost all of her hair, lashes and eyebrows (photo below during treatment) which are starting to grow back now and she has just started her 10 years of hormone therapy (Tamoxifen) and will continue to have follow up bone, organ and breast scans to check for metastasis.

Tanya wanted to have a session with us so that she could feel beautiful again and push away the stigma of “that lady with cancer” that everyone stares at. She wanted a strong photo shoot to say a big ‘F*** YOU!’ to cancer, and reclaim her life back. We had a wonderful session with Tanya today and we enjoyed chatting to her about her experience and life in general. We feel that we have helped her to see what a beautiful woman she is and we also got some sexy images that we know her husband will love.

If you would like information on a boudoir session with us please call Karen on 0402 230 669 or you can download our free e-book on planning your perfect boudoir photography session  below.


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City lights glamour photography session with Jenny

Last year Jenny came to us for a nude/boudoir photography session. Jenny is a ballet teacher and we achieved some beautiful images with her showing some stunning poses on pointe.

This time Jenny came to us for a “City lights” glamour photography session. After having her hair and makeup done by one of our fantastic makeup artists, we did a few studio images and then jumped into the car for the short ride from our new studio in Bulimba, to the River Walk at New Farm for some glamour photographs. Jenny had found a wonderful dress especially for the session and it looked sensational against a backdrop of the city and the Story Bridge.

If you would like more information on a photography session with us including a ‘City Lights’ session please contact me on karen@ deanagar.com.au or on 0402 230 669. You can also use this link.

Glamour, boudoir photography session for Julie-Anne

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Julie-Anne’s husband purchased her a gift voucher for Christmas for a glamour, boudoir photography session with us. He wanted her to see how beautiful she was and to gain a little more confidence with herself and her body and he achieved that mission. Julie-Anne came to us saying that she had no confidence at all in her body but after seeing the photos she felt so good and excited about the photographs that she gave us permission to use the images on our site.

It is so special for Dean and I when this transformation takes place and we can show a woman just how beautiful she really is. So many women have children and then completely lose themselves in their busy family life. We can help to show them that they are still sexy, beautiful women and they don’t always have to be “mum”. Husbands and partners love to see this transformation also.

You can find more information on a women’s session with us on this link or you are welcome to call me on 0402 230 669 and I can email pricing details for your own personal session with us.

We are also now offering private sessions in your home. If you have a lovely home with plenty of great natural light we can come to you for a private boudoir photography session. Simply call me for a chat on 0402 230 669.

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Women’s Boudoir, nude, vintage, & glamour sessions.

We are well known for our tasteful and elegant boudoir, nude, vintage and glamour photography. We are situated in beautiful Bulimba (8km from Brisbane CBD) and have a lovely private home based studio. We will style and pose you specifically for your body type. We realise that you will be extremely nervous but that usually lasts for only the first 10 minutes or so. You will very quickly gain confidence with us and you will relax and feel comfortable, even during an artistic nude session. Once you see your images you will feel very proud of your achievements and many women tell us that they feel very ’empowered’ after their session.

Because we photograph all styles of photography for women, it means that you can combine several styles in your session according to your comfort level and what you wish to achieve for your session. You may combine boudoir, nude, vintage, portraiture and glamour and you are welcome to include your partner/husband in your session for some romantic images together if you wish.

Our sessions all begin with a beautiful relaxing makeover which will make you feel amazing so consider booking a night out afterwards to take advantage of your awesome hair and makeup.

Be sure to book a session with us if you want the very best glamour, boudoir, nude or vintage photography Brisbane. Please contact Karen on 0402 230 669 or email on this link.

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Glamour Photography – In the beginning:

Until the later half of the 20th century glamour photography was usually referred to as erotic photography. Early erotic photography was often associated with “French postcards”, small postcard sized images, that were sold by street vendors in France. In the early 1900s the pinup became popular and depicted scantily dressed women, often in a playful pose, seemingly surprised or startled by the viewer. The subject would usually have an expression of delight which seemed to invite the viewer to come and play.

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Video of Michelle’s Glamour/Boudoir session.

 

The experience of having a glamour photography session, and the confidence and joy that it brings to people, is not easy to convey in words, so we decided to make a short film of the experience.

On Sunday we filmed the lovely Michelle Guest, from getting up in the morning, making breakfast with her 15 month sold son and her partner, Jason, through makeup and the shoot itself, to receiving the final presentation box of thirty 8×12 inch prints.

Michelle shot a mix of fashion, boudoir, classic & sexy glamour & portrait photography. There is also a guest appearance by “Sammie” our beautiful Samoyed.

We hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed making it.

Something like this takes a couple of extra hands, so we’d like to thank Rob Bampton for shooting the behind the scenes whilst I was photographing Michelle.

The wonderful Carla Sakrzewski did Michell’s make up. Check out Carla’s Facebook page ‘Carla Sakrzewski – MAKEUP‘.

Please contact Karen on 0402 230669 or email here for further information or bookings.