Perfect Pinup Xmas Present

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Set details like classic cars are a plus for pin up shoots (Vixen Photography)

Boudoir or Pinup?

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Kimberly Us posing on mid century couch with her book, Bettie Page: Aphrodite Rising (Vixen Photography)

Hair and Makeup

Clothes

Theme and Props

“I like to pretend that the camera is a man.” -Bettie Page

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A vintage typewriter is the perfect prop for a writer (Vixen Photography)

Posing Ideas

Classic pinup drawing with model imitating it
Classic pinup drawing with model imitating it
Brandy, an Instagram pinup, imitates classic Gil Elvgren images. (@airmans_pinup)

History of Pinups

The Gibson Girl “was a representation of liberation from tradition, as well as mischief. She set the stage for all pin up art to follow, whether in illustrated form or photographs. -Design Your Way

Gibson girl walking on beach — drawing
Gibson girl walking on beach — drawing
The Gibson girl was the first pinup. (Wikicommons)

Conclusion

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Kimberly is a writer, teacher, speaker. She writes about mythology, nature, and bold women who drove social change in midcentury America https://kimberlyus.com/

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