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Q+A with a Boudoir Photography Client and Trauma Healer

Creating an exceptional client experience has always been my number one priority. I want each boudoir photography client to feel seen, heard, validated, and to know the importance and value of self-love. I worked with Kelly on another project, last year for branding photos. This year, she wanted to experience the full boudoir experience, and …

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How to Prepare for Your Maternity Photography Session

Maternity photography sessions are one of the best ways to celebrate the new bond you’re forming with your new baby. Motherhood is a particularly special time of celebration! As your body grows and changes, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance to document the beginning bonds that you’ll have with your new baby. As a new mom-to-be, your …

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Benefits of Positive Self-Talk | Conversations with Anika

Self-talk and self-love seem like buzzwords these days, don’t they? Everyone is “searching” for themselves. The kicker is that they were never lost in the first place. I’ve seen it happen to myself, others, and especially women. We start comparing ourselves to people we see in the media and curated Instagram posts. Before we realize …

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Women’s Empowerment Journey – Invitation for 2022

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we need connection with other people. As women, we also found ourselves wanting to feel empowered and remove the illusion that everything is “fine.” We want to be seen, heard, validated, and valued. I’m excited to work alongside women in 2022 on a Women’s Empowerment Journey, …

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Finding Alignment, Sisterhood, and Meeting My Mentor Sue Bryce

Alignment, Sisterhood, and Meeting My Mentor Sue Bryce   Earlier in the year, I was casually asked if I would want to meet Sue Bryce and attend a workshop with fellow black female photographers. I gasped, “Yes! Of course, my answer is yes!” Some time went by, and I didn’t hear any more about the …

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Women’s Empowerment in 2022 with Anika

Women’s Empowerment   As I discussed in my last blog post, Women’s Empowerment is my new mission in life and photography. For far too long, women have suppressed their inner wisdom and light, afraid to disrupt the regularly scheduled program playing out around us. I’m here to disrupt that pattern. I’m here to embrace femininity. …

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Empowerment Photography for Women

Photography for the Empowerment of Women | Specializing in Empowerment Boudoir Photography

Portrait Photography for the Empowerment of Women   Hi, I’m Anika Fatourous! I’ve been a portrait and boudoir photographer for 8 years in the Peekskill, NY area. I’ve recently re-branded, re-designed my website, moved into a beautiful studio space, and niched down in the photography I take on. I now specialize in empowerment photography for …

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