The ability and fantastic thing about womanhood is sort of a multi-faceted diamond. Megan Allen, of Megan Marie Photographer, is a Burlington, Vermont, portrait photographer devoted to empowering ladies of their female power and wonder with boudoir and motherhood images. She not too long ago met with host Nikki Closser on The Portrait System about her images journey and the way she brings boudoir and motherhood collectively into one model centered on nourishing female energy.
Megan’s first profession started in a hair salon. She labored in reception earlier than progressing into administration after which into worker improvement. In that position, Megan helped ladies pursue their profession passions, and out of the blue, she realized it was time for her to do the identical for herself. Megan had been dabbling in images on the facet, however she was able to pursue it utterly. Initially, she did on-location household images, however after a time, Megan realized she needed to focus in additional on simply ladies. She additionally desired an area the place she might have management over the setting. When she acquired her personal studio, Megan was capable of curate a heat, protected, inviting area. At the moment, the boudoir facet of her work blossomed.
Now, Megan sometimes does round 4 – 5 shoots per thirty days with a mean sale round $3,500 – $4,000. The vast majority of her purchasers come to her via her non-public Fb group, which she began through the pandemic. It’s a protected area for native ladies to open up and be susceptible, be foolish, and assist one another within the fullness of their femininity.
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Megan says, “There’s so many various elements to us. There’s a sensuality. There’s the mother. There’s the lover. I take a look at all these totally different elements of us as ladies, and I actually wish to nurture that with the studio and likewise with my very own private life. I assist ladies stroll that path of reclaiming their sexuality, sensuality and changing into extra comfy of their physique.”
Megan’s work shares the tenderness and intimacy of girls via the potent genres of boudoir and motherhood. Each at their core have the potential to attach ladies with the ability of their our bodies. By means of this, Megan endeavors to assist them really feel extra comfy in who they’re and unashamed to specific themselves that means. She is aware of she has been profitable when she sees a girl go away her studio as if a weight has been lifted off her shoulders – excited, energized and feeling stunning.
To study extra about Megan Allen’s portraiture, go to Megan Marie Photographer.
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