Boudoir and Beyond

In a classic boudoir setting, you will explore the sensual photographic possibilities of soft lighting, alluring poses, and seductive narratives.


Learn to Perfect this Classic Style of Model Photography

Boudoir photography is the art of creating charming, sensual, and attractive images. Dan will work through many variations, all shot in a private, tightly spaced bedroom, using simple speedlights. He'll walk you through through a series of shots all ranging from dreamy and romantic to highly seductive.


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Understanding Boudoir

Learn the history, context, and purpose of boudoir photography. Understand the artform on a deeper level for more rewarding results.

Lighting Diagrams

You'll get clear lighting diagrams for each set up that explain the function of every light source in the scene.

Equipment and Gear

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

Classic Boudoir -
Sensual Romantic

This is a setup that can be used for any client with the goal to romanticize the moment and beautify the woman. It is about creating a charming, sensual, and attractive atmosphere, and about catching graceful “soul candies”.

Boudoir Portraiture - 
Complementing a Shoot

The model is already at ease and engaged, why not just shoot a portraiture segment? A genuine, endearing, and warm sequence is the perfect added value.

Multiple Shoots - 
Varied Lighting & Mood

Dan walks you through multiple shoots for a range of styles and moods. Each style employs a strategic lighting set up to achieve desired effects.

Beyond Boudoir - 
A Touch of Fetish

Manufacture the illusion of light fetish by using wardrobe and a specific lighting setup. By converting the images to black and white, we use contrast and tone to support the mysterious, passionate mood even more.

Wrap Up Question and Answer Segment

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.

Your Instructor and Featured Model

Dan Hostettler

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.


"My ambition as a model is not to become famous, but to make beautiful art, and bring my own artistic visions to life, travel to places I haven’t been to and meet great people."

Supplemental Tutorial PDF Included

This 50 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 8 of Dan Hostletter 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.

Refine and elevate your approach to this classic style of model photography.


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