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The Crimson & Ivy Blog

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Here you’ll find posts filled with practical tips for your boudoir session, inspiration from real ladies who rocked their photos, a look behind the scenes, and loads of encouragement from me–your soon-to-be favorite photographer.

You’ve only got one life to live, so why would you spend it dulling your sparkle? It’s my mission to make you see yourself in a whole new light–vibrant, thriving, self-confident, and drop-dead gorgeous.

Throughout our time together, I promise to be your fiercest supporter, your shoulder to lean on, and your biggest fan. Your experience is my top priority, and I know you’re going to love it.

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12 Essential Tips for Preparing for Your Boudoir Photography Session

April 3, 2024

Boudoir photography is a beautiful way to capture your confidence, sensuality, and femininity. Whether it’s for yourself, or a special someone, preparing for a boudoir shoot can make a difference in the outcome of your session. From selecting outfits to mental preparation, here are 12 tips to ensure your boudoir session goes as smoothly as […]

Crimson and Ivy Studio, York PA, Central PA boudoir photographer

April 3, 2024

In the heart of York, Pennsylvania, nestled amidst the quaint streets and historic charm, lies a sanctuary dedicated to the celebration of femininity and empowerment. Welcome to Crimson and Ivy Studio, where every woman is invited to embrace her natural beauty, bask in her confidence, and capture her essence in timeless imagery. As the founder […]

Crimson and Ivy Studio, York PA, full service photography studio, Boho Chic Mother's Day Photo Shoots

March 11, 2024

Boho Chic Mother’s Day Photo Shoots

central pa boudoir, york pa photographer

February 2, 2024

Investing in Quality for Your Session In recent years, boudoir photography has surged in popularity as a form of self-expression, empowerment, and celebration of one’s body. Whether it’s a gift for a partner or a personal journey towards self-confidence, boudoir photography sessions have become a common choice for many individuals. However, when it comes to […]

Boudoir Photography with Black Wings - York PA

January 18, 2024

In the picturesque city of York, Pennsylvania, an intriguing fusion of sensuality and artistry is taking center stage as individuals explore the world of boudoir photography. Among the myriad of creative concepts, one particular theme stands out – the ethereal allure of boudoir photos adorned with black wings. In this blog, we delve into the […]

January 14, 2024

In the heart of Central Pennsylvania, a unique and empowering experience is taking shape – male boudoir photography. Breaking away from traditional norms, this form of photography is gaining popularity as men embrace the opportunity to celebrate their confidence and redefine societal expectations. In this blog post, we’ll explore the evolving world of male boudoir […]

Crimson and Ivy Studio boudoir, York PA photography, fashion photographer

December 8, 2023

Every woman wants to feel beautiful, sexy, and stunning. A professional boudoir photo session can give you that feeling, boosting your confidence and letting you feel like a model for a day. Check out these 10 ways you can plan for the perfect boudoir photos to show off your beautiful self. Find the right photographer. […]

Black and white images, York PA photographer

November 28, 2023

Too often, people say the last time they had their portraits taken was for their senior photos in high school. Most people have changed a lot since they were 17 or 18, but there are years and decades that remain uncaptured, lost to time. Why are so many of us so reluctant to step in […]

IFBB Pro Kimberly Sayers, The Creative Shutter Boudoir Studio, York PA

November 27, 2023

Body Building coach and trainer I met Kim back in 2019 at a Friendsgiving gathering with my husbands friends. To be honest Kim scared the crap out of me! She radiates a positive and professional attitude and some might find that a little intimidating! It was me! I signed on with Kim to help me […]

York pa boudoir, the creative shutter photography

October 24, 2023

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