Earlier this year, we launched the VienneMilano Community Photographers Program. Since then, we've received hundreds of applicants, and have chosen a handful of talented photographers from all around the world. Meet some of our favorites:
Hailing from Latvia, Ilvy first developed a love of photography in front of the camera. As a model, she felt she had an eye for lighting and composition, and decided to try out photography. For the past year, she has traveled the world, developing her photography skills and trying out new styles. You can find her work (both photography and modeling) on her website or on Instagram.
Shawn Black is an award-winning wedding and events photographer based in Boston, MA. He is also the proud creator of CoutureBLACK, the luxury boudoir division of his brand. Shawn’s work has received local and international acclaim, and he was named the 2017 "Photographer to Watch" by the Association of International Boudoir Photographers. Check out CoutureBLACK's Instagram.
William Mann is a Boston-based photographer who captures everything from street photography to landscapes. His work has been published in such magazines as The Improper Bostonian and Standup Journal, and his photography is featured in the décor of Boston's Envoy Hotel. Take a look at his Instagram.
Canadian-born Cherie heads the team of photographers that make up The Boudoir Café, a Los Angeles-based boudoir photography business. Her photographs have appeared in publications worldwide, and she was named “one of the world’s great photographers” by Nikon. She is passionate about traveling, and is continuing to expand The Boudoir Café into new cities and markets. You can find The Boudoir Café on Instagram.
Dennis of Pinup Paramour is a pinup and boudoir photographer based in Palo Alto. His group, Pinup Paramour, has been in the boudoir photography business since 2010, and their work focuses on styles from romantic to playful to sensual to artistic. For more information on Pinup Paramour, visit their website.
Gary Field is an experienced pinup and boudoir photographer based in Wilmington, MA. His passion for photography has been a lifelong affair, but he describes his “artistic renaissance” in portraiture as part of his “mid-life crisis.” Photography, to Gary, is about capturing beauty. See some of his work on Facebook.
As the creator of The Art of Seduction Boudoir Studios, Argentina Leyva is an international photographer who's objective is to empower women through boudoir photography. "I show women of all sizes and body types a version of themselves that they have never met before. A beautiful, sexy woman on her own right, worthy of everything she deserves in life." Primarily, Argentina works in both Chicago, Illinois and and Austin, Texas. See Argentina's work on her website and on Instagram.