Creating Your Own Wonderland
I wanted to do something that would make me feel sexy and sensual, like the woman I wanted to be, the woman I knew I maybe was somewhere deep inside. That woman is confident and sexy, erotic but still tasteful, and willing to try something new. I knew she was somewhere deep down, and with the help of a friend, and some amazingly sensual pictures, I got a glimpse of that incredible woman.
I've always loved boudoir photography; showing a little skin, but nothing crass. I knew that was how I wanted to be photographed, so I found a great photographer to work with, but still needed the perfect outfit to wear. I started looking for something classy and elegant, but when I came across this Side Kick costume, my idea for the shoot changed dramatically.
I was a bit wary, because having what we will call ample curves, ordering online can be problematic. However, the costume fit perfectly, and came with everything from a dress to a cape, eye mask, and gloves. With all the pieces on, I looked and felt like a much sexier version of Batman's usual side kick, and not at all like I had secretly feared…that I'd look like that inappropriately slutty mom taking her kids out on Halloween. After a bunch of action shots I stripped down to this sexy red Sparkle and Shine Bustier, (click here ),with its matching thong and garters, plus some black thigh high stockings, and the sequins looked amazing in the photos.
Lights, Camera, Action!
For me it was an amazing and liberating experience, but I think to have that for yourself you need to make sure of a couple things. First you need a photographer you can trust. Mine was a well respected, experienced professional that I felt I had a rapport with. She knew about lighting and what angles would be flattering (ie. Not make me look fat), as well as when to prod me into something new, and when not to push. That made all the difference, and I was able to get comfortable and do things in those pictures that were a little extra racy!
In the end it was an incredibly empowering experience. I felt sexy and beautiful, something I've often found hard to do in the past because I'm not a size small. But the pictures that came out of the experience were so moving and sensual that now I realize I don't have to be tiny to be sexy. I know this revelation will frustrate my husband to no end, because he's been telling me this forever, but I guess I was just in denial that he could actually be right about something. But to appease him I've kept both the outfits from the shoot, and they've been getting lots of use. And the pictures, while they may not be hung up on my living room wall, I'm still incredibly proud of them.