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Plus Size Boudoir by KelseyKimberlin.com

Plus Size Boudoir by KelseyKimberlin.com

Plus Size Boudoir by KelseyKimberlin.com

Plus Size Boudoir by KelseyKimberlin.com

Plus Size Boudoir by KelseyKimberlin.com

Plus Size Boudoir by KelseyKimberlin.com

This is the first time I’ve ever modeled for a professional photographer (excluding my wedding, but I was not modeling!), and god damn what a way to experience having my picture taken!!!! My plus size boudoir shoot was everything I could’ve wanted.

Many of you know that I have been a nude model for many years. I prefer the term “sex worker”, as my job did not just involve nude modeling, but it was the bulk of what I did. I’m not a stranger to being naked in pictures. I know what my body looks like. I am very familiar with how I look from different angles. But this was different. This is the first time I’ve ever had my picture taken for ME. I wasn’t posing to please someone who may be buying my photos, I got to pick lingerie that was my style and that I loved (thanks Chubby Cartwheels!), I had a body positive and encouraging photographer who captured my personality perfectly, and above all else I had this amazing empowering experience where I got to take my clothes off and say “this is my body and I love it!”.

Even better than getting my own picture taken, was having the opportunity to see my best friend absolutely come alive in front of the camera. She’s never done anything quite like this, and I actually remember the first time she took a selfie with a lot of cleavage in it because she immediately text it to me and said “omg! Look I took a sexy photo!!!!”… I think she may have been fully clothed. I did my photos first and she watched and commented on how natural I looked and how it didn’t seem to bother me to be wandering around a fairly public place with mesh panties on. Then it was her turn. Aly has ups and downs with her (bangin’) body. Most of us do, of course. While Kelsey, our amazing photographer, began taking Aly’s pictures she looked at me and kept whispering “I don’t know what to do! What do I do?”. She looked beautiful, as always. She was holding her breath and trying to hold every pose perfectly. I told her to breath naturally. She took a few big breaths, the camera kept on clicking, and Kelsey gently encouraged her.

I feel a little bit weepy writing this now, because seeing Aly relax into all her gorgeous glory with Kelsey’s help was one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen. Admittedly, I have been a little skeptical of boudoir photos until now. I have been naked in front of a camera before. I didn’t get it, what could possibly be so liberating about this? But I saw it in Aly. Her eyes lit up when Kelsey would show her some of the shots they were getting. I could see that Aly was seeing the person I always see when I look at her. I remembered that some times it’s hard to see yourself for who you are. By the end of Aly’s shoot she was standing on top of an antique sofa in stilettos and a fur coat giving me the most serious Rhianna vibes I’ve ever felt. It was magic.

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So, turns out I love boudoir. I’m so happy I got to experience this and I’m so grateful that I got to do it with such a fantastic photographer. I hope all of you get the chance to feel as amazing as I felt both that day, and the day I got to see the finished product.

Kelsey wrote an amazing blog post on her website and there are lots more pics from my shoot, feel free to check them out!

Lingerie – Chubby Cartwheels

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Angela Cook

Tuesday 18th of June 2019

I did a photo shoot a few months ago and it was amazing. It helped me in so many ways. My photographer was amazing. She helped me in so many ways. Encouraging me to embrace my curves to embrace who I am. It gave me so much confidence in myself and in my body. I came across your blog today and I'll have to say it's amazing to see other woman doing the same thing. Thank you for sharing

fatgirlflow

Wednesday 19th of June 2019

I'm so glad you took the leap and did it for yourself!!! <3

MARIA

Monday 9th of May 2016

I've been recently turned onto your name and I was reading and going through the site. Well needles to say, I'm hooked on you and what you bring us larger women. I want to say thank you for the positive inspiration. I want to be this confident and this give me courage.

fatgirlflow

Monday 9th of May 2016

xoxoxox

Kim

Saturday 16th of April 2016

Such gorgeous pictures I am getting married want to do a boudoir for him and for me as well this was inspiring

Libby

Monday 11th of April 2016

This is magnificent. I've always wanted to do boudoir photos but I have never seen someone who looks like me! I didn't know if I could look sexy or feel sexy and then why spend the money? But these re-ignite that desire in me!

Kitty Wood

Monday 11th of April 2016

You both look absolutely amazing! I just love your smile, so infectious. I'm in the UK and am a plus size blogger as well as a photographer, and I see it as my personal mission to photograph as many plus size babes as I can. Plus size boudoir is my fave! <3 Aly looks bloody incredible against that red setting!

fatgirlflow

Monday 11th of April 2016

Thank you Kitty!!!!! I am so envious of photographers, you all just see the world in a special way <3