Therefore, today, I want to share with you 4 Male Boudoir Photographers...whose work I personally loveHere are a couple of my favorite male photographers who understand sensuality, intimacy and the everyday radiant beauty of a woman.
1. J. Quazi King | Quazimotto.On.WaxJ. Quazi King is a Brooklyn based fashion and lifestyle photographer and artist. What I love about his work is that even though it is clear when I'm looking at a "Quazi" photo because he has a "style", each portrait is still unique to the personality of the subject. I also love the ways he plays with colors as well as the gorgeous way he masters his black and white images.
2. Craig LamereCraig is a professional portrait photographer from Pocatello, Idaho. His photography mission? "Show my clients a great time and create the absolute highest quality art they will love." When describing his work, he uses the following words: Glamour, Boudoir, & Fashion. I love Craig's work because it is absolute stunning. He understands lighting in a way that blows my mind. He has a way of making every client or friend that he shoots into a stunning bombshells.
3. Kasheem Daniels
As a photographer based in New York City, Kasheem educes inspiration from intimate relationships and the reassuring place of familiarity. Presented as photo stories, his work composes the essence of cinematography, exploring human notions of romance and lovelorn circumstances. <-- That's what his website says. What I know for looking at his work and having been photographed by him is that he understands the beauty and nuances in woman and he is able to capture it in a way that is open, radiant and breathtaking.
4. Saddi Khali
Self-proclaimed "Photo-vangelist", Saddi "sees u as u were created, in the image of GOD!" Saddi's work is simple yet profound. He captures his stunning works of art right where you are. For instance, he has a facebook album called, "For the Women Who Think You Have To Lose 20 Lbs First," to show you that who you are right now is enough and gorgeous and he is able to capture that moment for you to see to. And its beautiful.
I understand we all may have different ideas about what is "sensual" or "intimate" portraiture. I also understand that we all have different comfort levels with each gender. But what I know is women AND MEN are phenomenal. And I know that if I want to experience a boudoir photoshoot, I can work with a woman or a man and get the exact feeling and vibe that I am going for while being in a safe, professional, sacred space.
I don't ever want men to be obsolete, as the one lady suggested. And I don't ever want the world to be comprised of ONLY women boudoir photographers...myself being one of them. And I simply can not agree that men...in general...don't understand sensuality or intimacy. That is a fallacy and I rebuke it....respectfully.
Who is your favorite male boudoir photographer?
Sheena LaShay is a Wild Magical Woman, Boudoir Photographer, Videographer, and most importantly a Pole Dancer. She writes for SheenaLaShay.com, Owning Pink, Verizon Wireless and is the Co-President & Editor-in-Chief of the #PDBloggers. Sheena is also the Editor of the Bodybinds blog!