Nervous is Normal: Embracing Your Vulnerability with Empowerment Photography

Empowerment Photography is a beautiful way to celebrate your body and your unique qualities. However, it’s completely normal to feel nervous or anxious about booking an Empowerment Session. After all, it’s not every day that you pose in lingerie for a camera! But don’t worry – once you get past the initial shoot day jitters and get going with the session, it gets easier and you’ll become more comfortable and confident.

Here are some reasons why people get nervous about Empowerment Sessions and how to overcome those initial jitters:

Nervous is Normal: Vulnerability

Feeling vulnerable: Empowerment Photography can involve posing in lingerie or other revealing clothing. This can make you feel exposed and vulnerable. However, keep in mind that Empowerment Photography is all about celebrating your body and your unique qualities. It’s not about conforming to society’s standards of beauty or perfection. By embracing your vulnerability and celebrating your individuality, you can feel more confident and empowered. Empowerment doesn’t always have to mean lingerie, either! Any outfit that makes you feel confident is appropriate for this kind of session.


Fear of judgment: It’s natural to worry about what others will think of your Empowerment photos. However, it’s important to remember that Empowerment Photography is a personal choice. You’re not doing it for anyone else’s approval – you’re doing it for yourself. Plus, my studio is a safe and supportive environment, free from judgment or criticism. Just ask my past clients!


Lack of experience: If you’ve never posed in lingerie or had professional photos taken before, it’s natural to feel a little unsure of yourself. However, keep in mind that I will be there to guide you through the entire process! I will help you find poses that empower you and show off your best qualities while creating a comfortable and supportive atmosphere. Plus, the more you practice, the easier it gets!


Self-doubt: We all have moments of self-doubt, especially when it comes to our bodies. However, Empowerment Photography can be a powerful way to challenge those negative thoughts and celebrate your unique qualities. By seeing yourself through my lens, you might be surprised at how beautiful and strong you really are.


Fear of the unknown: If you’ve never had an Empowerment Session before, it’s natural to feel a little intimidated by the unknown. However, keep in mind that I am here to walk you through every step of the process, from selecting outfits, how to move your body, and even what to do with the photos after. By knowing what to expect, you can feel more prepared and confident.

In conclusion, it’s completely normal to feel nervous or anxious about having an Empowerment Session done. However, by embracing your vulnerability, challenging your self-doubt, and trusting in my guidance, you can overcome those initial jitters and feel more comfortable and confident. Remember, Empowerment Photography is all about celebrating your unique qualities and embracing your inner strength and beauty. So take a deep breath, trust in yourself, and enjoy the experience!

Are you ready to book your own Empowerment Session Experience with me? Outdoor Sessions are available in the Kootenay Region of BC and I make yearly trips back to Regina, SK. Click here to find out more information and get started on planning your dream session! I can’t wait to work with you.

Nervous is Normal, Erika Broom an empowerment photographer in the kootenay region of BC photographs a model in lingerie in the woods. the sun is peeking through the trees and the ground is covered by twigs and pine needles.
Photo by Amanda Mary Creative


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