Entries by Mell Bell

Growth in Boudoir Photography

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?

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, […]

2020 End of the Year Events and Updates

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⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ […]

Small Business Saturday Special 2020

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: […]

Community Care Event

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 […]

Meet Mell Bell

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 […]

In Her Own Words- Ms Lilly

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 […]