Boudoir Photography Course for New Photographers: Build Your Portfolio with Confidence

Ready to dive into the captivating world of boudoir photography?

My hands-on course is designed for new photographers who are eager to create stunning boudoir portraits, build a compelling portfolio, and confidently work with clients of all shapes and sizes. It’s also a fantastic opportunity for a wedding and maternity photographers to add an extra session and upper their income.

woman laying on the floor
boudoir photoshoot in Surrey

What you will learn:


Client Preparation: 

Master the art of pre-shoot communication, styling guidance, and creating a comfortable atmosphere for your clients to feel confident and empowered.


MUA collaboration:

Discover how to identify and collaborate with makeup artists whose styles align with your vision to enhance your boudoir portraits.


5 Essential Poses + Variations: 

Learn five foundational poses and how to adapt them to flatter different body types and create a diverse portfolio.


Working with Diverse Models: 

Gain hands-on experience photographing two models with different body shapes, learning posing techniques and lighting adjustments for each.


Camera Settings (Natural Light Only): 

Demystify your camera settings and learn the optimal configurations for capturing beautiful boudoir images using natural light.


Image Critique: 

Receive gentle feedback on your work from me in a supportive, private Facebook group for 6 weeks after the course.

Course Details:

woman laying on the floor, posing for Annie Brittain Surrey boudoir photographer
  • Duration: 5 hours (including a light lunch break between models)
  • Location: A stunning location house in Surrey. 
  • Class Size: Maximum 5 photographers to ensure personalised attention
  • Price: £499 
  • Includes: Light lunch, 6-week access to a private Facebook group for image critique

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to Boudoir Photography:
    • Overview of the genre, its history, and its unique appeal
    • Discussion of ethical considerations and client safety
    • Building a boudoir brand and defining your style
  2. Client Preparation:
    • Initial consultations and questionnaires
    • Styling guidance and wardrobe selection
    • Setting the mood and establishing trust
  3. MUA Collaboration:
    • Finding makeup artists who complement your style
    • Discussing desired looks and collaborating effectively
    • On-set communication and adjustments
  4. Posing Techniques (Model 1):
    • Demonstrations of five foundational boudoir poses
    • Adapting poses for the model’s body type
    • Creating variations for visual interest
  5. Lunch Break
  6. Working with Different Body Types (Model 2):
    • Adjusting poses and lighting for a different model
    • Creating flattering compositions for all body shapes
    • Celebrating diversity and promoting body positivity
  7. Camera Settings (Natural Light):
    • Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO for boudoir photography in natural light
    • Understanding how to utilize natural light sources
    • Working with reflectors and diffusers
  8. Q&A and Wrap-Up

Who Should Attend

This course is perfect for new photographers who:
  • Are interested in adding boudoir photography to their skillset
  • Want to build a strong boudoir portfolio
  • Need guidance on posing, lighting, and client interaction in natural light settings
  • Seek a supportive learning environment with personalized feedback

woman Laing at the edge of bed, hair flicked back, posing for a Surrey boudoir photographer

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Limited spots available! Secure your place in my upcoming boudoir photography course and start your journey towards becoming a confident and skilled boudoir photographer.


Please email me and I will add you to my waiting list. Based on first come first served bases.