Embrace Your Creative Boudoir Side at the GFE Boudoir Studio in Pittsburgh

At the GFE, we allow you to embrace your creative boudoir side. It’s what we do best! We want you to feel your most empowered and beautiful self behind our lense. Boudoir forces you to embrace a new side of sensuality and vulnerability about your body. It can seem challenging to some to expose not […]

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3 Trending Boudoir Faves at Pittsburgh’s The Girlfriend Experience


Just like on social media, there are trending boudoir photography themes that we see regularly. Although I am not one to follow traditional boudoir trends, there are some trends we’ve seen this year that we absolutely love. As artists and photographers get to adopt different styles that suit their vision best. The best photographers help […]

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Ageless Couples Boudoir: 3 Captivating GFE Couples Featured in HuffPost

Ageless couples boudoir challenges the narrative that sensuality and self-expression belong only to the young. The reality is that it is a reclamation of beauty, desire, and the right to feel confident in your own skin, regardless of age. The beauty of ageless couples boudoir is how to capture a moment in time that leaves […]

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Celebrating Yourself: 3 Empowering Life Lessons in Perspective, Guilt, & Boundaries

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When was the last time you were taking the time celebrating yourself? This weekend I had a very worthwhile reason that I needed to take the time celebrating me. I celebrated another trip around the sun for me. I’ve reached 42 years of life officially. Most days I love spending my time behind the boudoir […]

Banish Body Guilt & Curate a Positive Self Image Through Boudoir

The world is inundated with ways the improve your positive self image and banish body guilt. The standard of beauty is fluid, constantly changing between cultures and decades. It’s no wonder so many people feel guilt and shame around their bodies and struggle to maintain a positive self image. Should you workout your glutes or […]

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Aging Gracefully While Embracing Your Sexuality


The phrase aging is a privilege is a bit oversimplified. Not only is aging a privilege, it can also be confusing. No longer do we fit into the traditional view of what is sexy, but the clothes we purchase shift to arguably unsexy attire. We are still sexual human beings, but with age, it almost […]

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3 Ways Leaning Into Your Awkward Feelings Can Be Alluring

Awkward feelings can be debilitating in any social setting. You walk into a room decked out in your best attire, only to realize the party isn’t that kind of party. So what happens next? You’re already dressed and at your destination. So, do you run home and change into jeans and a t-shirt? Maybe you […]

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Boudoir Photoshoot Essentials: 5 Important FAQs for Your Shoot with the GFE


We understand how important being prepared for your boudoir photoshoot is to you. Whether you are a new boudoir client or returning, we understand that there will be questions. Sometimes, scrolling through our backlog of posts on Instagram will answer them. But we want to compile a list to help you find answers to our […]

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A Quality Boudoir Photographer is Worth the Investment

In boudoir, I have always believed that you truly pay for quality. It’s a experience on top of artfully beautiful photography. Today I felt called to share a story about why I will always preach that investing in quality professional photography. I was attending a wedding recently and all of my table mates were discussing […]