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Boudoir photoshoots: ‘I wanted to create a place for women who don’t currently love their bodies’


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Photographer Hilary Hughes is on a mission to help Irish women love their bodies. She talks to Jennifer McShane about how Boudoir photoshoots act as a gateway to empowerment and self-acceptance for women.

It’s easy to think of Boudoir photography as something perhaps only a star like Dita von Teese would do; something out of reach and not for the average woman. However, Kildare-based photographer Hilary Hughes is out to change that misconception, with her shoots which capture women of various ages in their most beautiful form.  She says she came into the field of Boudoir photography – quite a niche field in Ireland compared to say, the...

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