Originally a still-life art form, boudoir photography switched to human subjects when clothiers stopped making apple-size garter belts. Bite the fruits of seduction with today’s Groupon: for $99, you get a boudoir photography package at XOXO Boudoir (a $249 value). The package includes the following items:
- A 45-minute boudoir-photography session
- One fully edited 8”x10” print
- Two fully edited 5”x7” prints
XOXO Boudoir’s professional lens aficionado Jesse Reich works closely with subjects to choreograph flirtatious pieces of photo art within a commercial studio. Prior to each boudoir photography session, Jesse consults with clients over desired outcomes and effects before doling out expert advice on hairstyles, makeup application, and sexy getups (professional makeup and hairstyling services available with upgrade). The 45-minute session accommodates up to two outfit changes and allows subjects to don as much or as little clothing as they feel comfortable, whether it be skimpy lingerie or a seductive beekeeper’s suit.
After the flashbulbs die down, clients review the session’s snapshots and select their favorite images, which Jesse will retouch, enhance, and print on one 8”x10” photograph and two 5”x7” photographs. Chosen prints will arrive on doorsteps within 20 days, after which customers can gift their photos to significant others once envelopes agree to give them up.