I get asked this question a lot, … What should I wear at my boudoir photo shoot? A lot of people are familiar with some of the typical lingerie options and accessories (underwear, bra, corset, stilettos, etc.) or possibly simply your birthday suit. But what about if typical isn’t your thing? What if you want […]
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For 2021, I choose three words that I want to guide my focus for this year…. INCLUSION, CREATION, & INNOVATION. I am working through updating the website, social media, and throughout the business to be more accessible, more inclusive, address any other concerns, and update the imagery too. There’s a lot going on behind the […]
What is Boudoir Photography to me? For starters, I’ll tell you what it’s not. Boudoir Photography is NOT: just photos in underwear. for women only. lewd, obscene, vulgar, or gross. demeaning or shameful. perfection or what you think the perfect body should look like. only for people who are a very specific size, shape, age, […]
Our Community Care Event is going on through Saturday, December 12th. Here’s how to enter to help the community and enter for a chance to WIN prizes from Local Small Businesses. Step 1- Donate $10 or more to one or all of the organizations listed below: Lowcountry Food Bank⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Fresh Future Farm⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ YWCA Greater Charleston⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ […]
We thought about doing a Black Friday Deal, and then decided not to. So instead we’re doing a Small Business Saturday Special. Be sure to follow the directions to get the deal. Here’s what to do: 1. Donate to the Community Care Fundraiser Event to get your 2021 mellBella boudoir session at a reduced price: […]
It’s the time of year … time for our last big fundraiser/giveaway/drawing event of 2020. Community Care is about showing care and support for our neighbors, small businesses, and our local community. We have chosen the organizations listed below as part of this event. Each organization has been working in the community for several years […]
Here’s a little something new we added to our studio… the Inferno Wings! These gorgeous gray wings can be added on to your session as an additional set. We can set the scene for a moody dark angel or maybe you want something a little more heavenly. What will you be?
It’s been a while since I introduced myself. I’m Mell Bell… yes THE Mell Bell of mellBella Photography. I’m the photographer, artist, creative, designer, ride or die, never gonna give you up, cheerleader, etc. kind of person. My pronouns are she/her. I’ve been a photographer with Richard Bell Photography since 2005. So I got my […]
For this One Image Wednesday, I wanted to share one portrait from our Over-the-Bed camera. We love dressing up the bed with complimentary colors to really set the mood. We love a messy bed! Whether you want go bold or more natural, we customize the look on the bed for you. For the Bella, we […]
I love the tousled hair look, and Ms Lilly worked some model wind at her session in our studio. Here’s what she had to say about her mellBella Boudoir Experience. BEFORE Her mellBella Boudoir Session— “How I felt before- I’m excited and nervous. I have always wanted to do this, but never had the nerve. I […]