"Thank you for giving me some time to think about the images. I am so pleased with the results. You have a keen eye and was able to bring out the beauty within and radiate that energy. I am excited to see the end results and contemplate what I want the other artwork to be."
More about Michelle Dorothea and how Soulnaked Boudoir Los Angeles can help you?
I would like to thank you for coming to my page and wanting to learn more about who I am and how I can lift you. My name is Michelle Dorothea. I'm a goddess, a teacher, an artist, an entrepreneur, and most of all I am love. My message for the world is self love. I know how difficult that road can be and I choose to help others embrace themselves by sharing the wisdom that I have learned.
If you want to know what it's like to work with me, I'm pretty much the same everywhere I go. I am a deep thinker and laid back. I love to laugh and dance. I love music from Mick Jenkins to Florence The Machine, 90's hip hop, oldies, to slow jams. I love to exercise. What I love even more is pushing myself mentally so that I can surpass any previous physical abilities. I love film, theatre, and art. I love traveling because it reminds me that there are so many places, and people I have yet to experience in this world. Being lost in other things and in other people are moments that I fall in love with. I'm also an actress and a writer. I love to create.
I've learned through photography that I can teach people how to love themselves. When you can see you the way that I see you, amazing, powerful, intelligent, passionate, stunning, and worthy of the love that you want, that is when I am eternally grateful for what I do. Those are the moments that remind me how life is meant to be lived...in love. These moments are real for me and they mean something. In a matter of fact most of my clients become my friends. I'm very fortunate!
What I love about boudoir the most, is that it is a form of self love. Most women haven't had a professional take photos of her since high school or college. She might have family photos done but none just for her. She doesn't need them she thinks. Like many women, we get caught up in taking care of so many that we forget to take care of ourselves. We forget to love ourselves. I promise you, you can only love others as much as you love yourself. It is extremely vulnerable to expose your body, especially the parts that you are critical of, or even ashamed of. You've been taught this and it couldn't be further from the truth.
Find out what I learned from my first boudoir shoot here.
Another gift that boudoir brings women is empowerment through our sexuality. Our sexuality is extremely compelling and it can either lift us higher or pull us down. We've been taught since we were young to repress our bodies. We have the constant pressure to look a certain way, dress a certain way, and to express our sexuality in a certain way. Breast feeding is looked down upon in public due to the over sexualization of women's breasts, the very thing that gives life to our children. Menstruation is looked down upon, the very thing that gives birth to life. All over the world, women and little girls bodies are subjected to judgement, disfigurement, rape, and murder because of the negative views of their sexuality that have been given to them by others. By embracing your sexuality, you give a voice not only for you but for all the other women and little girls in our world. Our sexuality, our bodies are beautiful and they should be honored.
The truth is that you are so utterly amazing and that you should be celebrating and embracing who you are, all parts of you, emotionally, mentally, and physically every single day. You should be making the time out for you to remind yourself who you are, what you want, and what you deserve. This is the experience that I give my clients. I create an environment where this is the goal, to encourage you to love yourself. You are not just doing a boudoir shoot. It's the experience you will have and how you will shift the way you see and feel about yourself that is transformative. And years from now, when you look back at your photos, not only will you think my god, I am confident, powerful, vulnerable, stunning, seductive, and beautiful but you will remember how you felt. You will remember how loved you are and by the person who deserves your love the most...yourself.
"Very comfortable and easy to work with. She had me opening up and experimenting like I never had before. I was nervous, but Michelle was honest, nice, and friendly so it made working with her a breeze."