Artistic, Glamour and Erotic Photography

Learn best practices for shooting erotic, glamour, and artistic photos in a professional productive setting. 


Learn essential skills across a range of photography styles

This tutorial series adds erotic photography to the curriculum. As shooting gets more explicit, the rules, etiquette, and professional best practices are more important than ever. Learn the core skills that will empower you to approach all these styles with confidence.


Classic Artistic Nudes

Set one includes multiple set ups for fine art style nude photography. In these videos, Dan teaches how to get great results with simple lighting and also shows how to shoot with high contrast back lighting.

Beauty and Glamour Nudes

In set two, Dan will show you what makes the glamour style unique and how to get great results. From lighting to posing you'll learn how to do glamour photography the right way.

Erotic Photography

In the third set, Dan explores best practices for creating more explicit nude images. As nude photography gets more sexual, it gets more challenging to produce polished and professional-looking results. Learn the right way to shoot erotic nudes.

Multiple Q&A Session

During the original live broadcast of this tutorial series, Dan and the team took some time to answer questions from the audience. The model and photographer both address common questions about some of the most important topics that you'll see in these videos.

Lighting, Posing, and Concepts from Sexy To Candid

Watch as Dan creates three different style sets. Learn how to create mood with lighting choices. Understand skin tone and styling, and specific camera settings. 

Set 1A: “Simple! Beginner’s Warm-Up Lighting”
Set 1B: “Simple! Split Lighting”
Set 1B: “Simple! Back Lighting”
Set 2A: “Plain Beauty on White”
Set 2B: “Beauty with Glam Touch”
Set 3A: “Spicy! Bar Chair”
Set 3B: “Spicy! Bar Counter”
Concepts, Observation, Instructions & Results
1-/2-/ 3-Light Setups (+ Modifiers)
Working with Gels
Mixed Lighting Situations
Gear Used
Q&A Segment with the Crew
And more…

A Complete Production

In these videos, you'll watch Dan and the entire team in real-life production scenarios. All of the instruction is given in the context of real photoshoots.

Lighting Diagrams

You'll get clear lighting diagrams for each set up that explain the function of every light source in the scene so you'll clearly understand how it works.

Equipment and Gear

A detailed breakdown of the camera, lenses, lighting, and settings for each shoot. You'll learn why we select particular equipment for specific results.

Dan Hostettler and Melisa Mendini

Dan Hostettler is an internationally published photographer with over 30 years of experience. His teaching style makes advanced concepts accessible, so you can apply what you learn to your next shoot. Melisa is a highly accomplished glamour and nude model who is fluent in a range of styles. She has been published in numerous magazines including Penthouse, Maxim, and Hustler.

Supplemental Tutorial PDF Included

This 100-page PDF notebook documents every aspect of this training and includes lighting diagrams, detailed explanations, useful tips, and much more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! If you've completed the course and it does not positively transform your photography, just send a message and we'll refund your money ... no questions asked.

As soon as you purchase, you'll get an email with a link to your own private training library. You can easily access the videos and course materials 24/7 from any internet connected computer or mobile device.

You get unlimited access to the entire program. You can learn at your own pace and use these videos for ongoing inspiration and support.


When you purchase this training program you'll also get instant access to the entire library featuring eight of Dan Hostletter's Ebooks. This collection of essential photography resources teaches everything! From posing to lighting, facial expressions, and much more!

We're confident you'll love it. Enjoy the program for 30 days. If you don't get a ton of value just let us know and well refund your purchase.

Dive into the lessons RISK-FREE and see why this is an essential training for any photographer who shoots (or wants to shoot with) boudoir style images.

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