Wonderland Boudoir

2014 San Diego Boudoir Photos

Boudoir Divas San Diego Retreat

Oh my Goodness! The last five weeks of my life have been a complete and utter blur.  Between getting ready to head to San Diego, being in San Diego, working on photos from San Diego, shooting two swimsuit campaigns, and getting ready for my upcoming  promo campaigns for Wonderland Boudoir it has been a crazy ride.  Oh yeah, did I forget to tell you that I work full time Monday-Friday in a corporate office?  I haven’t been to crossfit in about 6 weeks!!!!  *ugh* I’m going back tomorrow for the record.  Sorry Johnnie!

Yes, my nights include me staying up until 2AM and walking into work as a zombie. 

What we go through to reach our dreams, right?

Well, I have to say that I finally finished all the edits from the San Diego trip and you guys can see the work now in the portfolio section of the website! 


I want to say thank you to Kimberlee and Marissa from the Boudoir Divas for taking the time out to teach us for a whole week.  I think this was a blessing that I really needed.   I felt compelled to go to San Diego in April.  I am so happy that I did. 

I absolutely FELL IN LOVE with this city.  That says a lot because I’m not someone who believes in love at first sight.  The water was so good that I could drink it from tap!  I haven’t drunk water from tap in the last 12 years.  The air was so clean.  I honestly felt refreshed and rejuvenated while there.  I met SO MANY AMAZING business women.  Let me be honest, each attendee was great.  It honestly felt like being around a group of women you had known for years.  I know I needed to be around a group of ladies that wanted the same thing I wanted in this life.  Complete independence and being able to create art on your own under our own terms.  We all wanted to create an experience for women to feel beautiful and comfortable. 

I could go on and on, and I will in another blog where I do a complete tell all about the retreat. 

Let me tell you this, Kimberlee, Marissa, and Wes left me feeling incredibly inspired.  I have never felt more motivated and had more direction in my life.  I know I wanted to do this, but I needed someone to tell me their experience of how they did.  Seeing this successful trifecta succeed has shown the light that I can do this as well and be great at it. 

Let me not get too incredibly deep.

Thank you Kimberlee, Marissa, and Wes for taking the time out of your busy lives to show us your beautiful city and help inspire and touch a group of women who needed your guidance.  You guys showed absolutely no ego during this entire experience and It made me even more humble.


Okay, now here are some pictures!



Happy Thursday!!!!

Unless marked Wonderland Boudoir the BTS credits go to Agi M Photography and The Boudoir Divas.

Thank You! The First 200 LIKES is Always the Hardest!


Over 200 likes within the first 30 days?!  I couldn’t have dreamt of a better response when introducing Wonderland Boudoir to the world!  I would like to say THANK YOU to everyone who took the time out to like the new page and support this brand new photography journey. 

I am very humbled and just want to get better with each touch of my shutter release button.  I can’t wait for both you and I to see the progression in my work and where this leads us all. 

Most of all I want to inspire women to know that they are beautiful.  Not just believe, but to know. We can’t let society or the media dictate what is beautiful and what is not.  We can’t fall into the trap that this cream, or that wrap, or that surgery is going to make you any more beautiful.  If you don’t see the beauty within yourself you will NEVER except what you look like on the outside.  You have to know you self-beauty and self-worth. 

I want to show the world what YOUR definition of beauty is through photos.  Chances are your pictures may inspire another young woman to know that she is beautiful in exactly the way she was created.

Again, thank you so much for taking the time to LIKE my page, visit the site, and browse the blog!

Here’s to 500 likes!  

Shooting with In-Studio Boudoir Lighting

A Dallas Boudoir Photographer...

Recently I traveled to San Diego to attend workshop and retreat with the Goddesses of Boudoir, Marissa and Kimberlee, of the Boudoir Divas.   This retreat inspired a clear vision of what I wanted out of life and photography.  While I still love UrbanJunglePhotography I have learned that I am more into portrait than wedding and family.  I love working one on one, creating an experience with the people that walk into my life. I love boudoir because I enjoy highlighting their individual beauty.

One of my favorite parts of the workshop was working with in-studio lighting and models of all ages, sizes, and complexions.  It’s VERY important that you have a versatile boudoir photographer.  For the next couple of weeks I will share with you different types of boudoir and swimsuit shots that I took while in San Diego learning from the best.  Today we start with Brittany & Sondra.

These shots are both interesting because I don’t typically work with in studio lighting.  Especially spot lighting.  However, the Divas taught us how to utilize them and different ways on how light will affect our photos.  While in my personal studio I may still use natural light for a little longer I think these photos are amazing and I can’t wait to start dabbling in more dramatic studio lighting for my sessions.

Let me know which photos you like more.  Feel free to check out Wonderland Boudoir on Facebook HERE to see more boudoir work!


Have a great day!