Boudoir photography captures alluring images of oneself much less painstakingly than boudoir claymation, a process tainted by slow set production and arrogant costars. Create not overly fantastical fantasy shots with today’s Groupon to Brystan Studios in Aliso Viejo. Choose between the following options:
• For $65, you get a boudoir photo session (a $165 value) and one retouched 8"x10" print (a $160 value; a $325 total value).
• For $110, you get a boudoir photo session (a $165 value), professional hair and makeup (a $60 value), and one retouched 8"x10" print (a $160 value; a $385 total value).
A former Elite model with current clients including Elle Decor and Estée Lauder, Lori Brystan has been snapping scintillating glamour shots for more than two decades. Her team's prurient portraiture flatters women’s forms in sizzling setups such as the popular white-sheet session, in which models dress up as people who forgot about Halloween and now have to be ghosts. Clients may select items from Brystan’s wardrobe, set, and prop collections, with a background and clothing change available for an additional $99. Shoots with five to seven poses are untimed but typically last about an hour, after which models choose a favorite image for a gift or to keep in their 8"x10" wallets.
At Brystan Studios, a team of female photographers attempt to create everlasting beauty using professional lighting and designer sets. They photograph snuggly babies, smiling teens, and happy families, as well as snap boudoir and wedding shots. They also create love-note videos, professionally produced short films that capture the subject's inner starlet without the use of a net.
The studio is the brainchild of Lori Brystan, a former model who moved to the other side of the camera lens. She believes her greatest strength is capturing a client's essence in her photographs, and her work has been included in such national publications as Elle Décor and Family Circle. The busy shutterbug also works as beauty editor for the lifestyle pub Greer's OC, and she is the creator and producer of Show Supper Club, a music and entertainment event production company.