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Embracing Strength and Beauty: Lisa’s Boudoir Session

In the world of boudoir photography, each session tells a unique story of empowerment, beauty, and confidence. Recently, I had the privilege of working with Lisa, a remarkable woman whose strength, intelligence, and positivity shine through in every aspect of her life. Her boudoir session was not just a celebration of her outer beauty but also a powerful testament to her inner strength and self-assurance.

Stepping into Her Power

Lisa is the epitome of a modern, successful woman. Her intelligence and drive have paved the way for her many achievements, and she stands as a role model for others who strive to reach their goals. Beyond her professional success, Lisa exudes a confidence that is both inspiring and contagious. She is a woman who knows her worth and embraces her journey with grace and determination.

During our session, Lisa’s confidence radiated from the moment she stepped in front of the camera. Each pose, each glance, each smile captured the essence of a woman who is unapologetically herself. Her strength was evident in her poise, and her beauty was highlighted by the natural ease with which she moved.

Celebrating Inner and Outer Beauty

Boudoir photography is about more than just capturing alluring images; it’s about celebrating the whole person. With Lisa, the session became a celebration of her multifaceted beauty. We aimed to reflect not only her stunning physical appearance but also the qualities that make her truly remarkable – her intelligence, her kindness, and her unwavering positivity.

As the session progressed, it became clear that Lisa’s beauty is deeply intertwined with her inner strength. The way she carries herself, the confidence in her eyes, and the warmth of her smile all tell the story of a woman who has embraced her true self. She is not just stepping into her power; she is redefining what it means to be powerful.

The Art of Boudoir Photography

Working with Lisa reinforced why I love boudoir photography. It is an art form that allows individuals to see themselves in a new light, to celebrate their unique beauty, and to embrace their personal power. Every session is a journey of self-discovery and affirmation, and with Lisa, this journey was particularly poignant.

As a boudoir photographer, my goal is to create a safe and empowering environment where clients can express themselves freely and authentically. Lisa’s session was a perfect example of this process, culminating in a series of photographs that capture her essence – strong, beautiful, intelligent, and inspiring.

Go Girl

Lisa’s boudoir session was more than just a photo shoot; it was a celebration of a woman who is stepping into her power and embracing her true self. Her story is a reminder to all of us to recognize our own strength, to celebrate our achievements, and to radiate positivity. In every image, Lisa’s beauty and strength shine through, leaving a lasting impression of what it means to be truly empowered.

Thank you, Lisa, for allowing me to capture your incredible journey. Your session is a testament to the power of confidence and the beauty of being unapologetically you.

Boudoir Minis | 2024

You know you want it!

Are you curious about Boudoir, but maybe a little nervous? Have you thought about sexy pictures for that special someone, but just don’t know how to go about it? Looking for a very special gift for someone and just don’t know what to get them?

That’s where I come in. This January I will be offering a special Boudoir Mini Session, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Sessions are 20 minutes in length and include 5 digital files with the option to upgrade. These limited sessions will not only have you leaving with amazing pieces of ART, but they will leave you feeling empowered and sexy and floating on cloud nine!

So what are you waiting for??? Sign up for my email list to be the first to know when the dates are released! Even better, tell a friend and book sessions back to back and make a day of it! Hell, tell FIVE friends and we will have a BLAST routing each other on and reclaiming that sacred goddess within!

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Joan Marie Photography | NJ Newborn Photographer & NJ Portrait Photographer in Scotch Plains

Fine Art Newborn Photography & Portrait Photography

Joan Marie is a newborn & portrait photographer serving the Tri-State area. Joan’s private photography studio is located in downtown Scotch Plains in Union County, NJ. All sessions are custom curated and designed by Joan Marie and include the use of her props, backdrops, outfits and accessories.

Whether you have a new addition to the family or are seeing your High Schooler off to college, Joan Marie can help you freeze time with the images she captures. Giving you the most beautiful artwork and products for you to treasure for years to come.

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What people are saying about Joan Marie Photography

lynn mollick
lynn mollick
Joan Marie understood what we wanted and took lovely photos for us. She was a pleasure to work with as well!
Alexis Maldonado
Alexis Maldonado
With our newborn baby only 2 weeks old, we reached out responding to a facebook post for newborn photos. Joan contacted us and arranged to meet. Everything went smoothly from start to finish and the pictures are amazing. She was so gentle and sweet with our baby boy. He didn’t fuss and was completely comfortable throughout the shoot. Joan had all sorts of cute and colorful props to make the photos one of a kind. We would highly recommend the studio and look forward to working with her again in the future!
Fred Confer IV
Fred Confer IV
Such a talented photographer! Joan Marie is such a cool professional who guides you through the process resulting in fabulous photographs. I would highly recommend her!
Andrea Streaman
Andrea Streaman
We hired Joan for a newborn shoot and to take some family pictures. She was fantastic! She really took her time to capture the best photos she can of our son. They came out great because of her patience and attention to detail. Would highly recommend working with Joan!
Virginie Delwart
Virginie Delwart
Joan is amazing. I did new professional headshots with her and she made me feel at ease immediately. The photos are fabulous and I received many compliments. I strongly recommend Joan. She is so easy to work with and her work is of high quality ! Book your session without hesitation.
Lisa Cooney
Lisa Cooney
Joan is wonderful to work with. She spent time getting to know me before we ever began shooting photos. It made me relax and have fun when it came time to take pictures. The pictures turned out amazing. I have received so many unsolicited positive comments. I highly recommend Joan!
Karen Wassner
Karen Wassner
Joan is amazing! I had a dating profile photoshoot and she is so lovely and welcoming! Joan helped me to feel comfortable as I don’t have my pictures taken often. I can’t recommend her enough!
Bhranti Patel
Bhranti Patel
Joan is the sweetest person and very skillful in her photography. We had our first holiday session with her and she was very calm with our son and took her time and clicked the best pictures we could ask. I would definitely recommend her and would see her in future.


joan marie

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

908.312.1788 |