Of course, a boudoir shoot focuses on the intimacy, closeness and sensual nature of a relationship, so when Terry asked her couple to strip down there were some nerves, but luckily Arryn and Stephanie were open to the request.
“My goal while photographing couples is to get them to engage more with each other, and kind of forget that I’m there. Once they started interacting, it was all love between them, and all I had to do was get my settings in order and shoot.”
According to the HuffPost feature, Stephanie — a plus sized young woman — took the experience to be empowering and beautiful.
“I honestly have never felt more attractive,” she told HuffPost. “I was so nervous to see the final result. I didn’t know what to expect. But when I saw the album, I was shocked. I look so in love and confident. Every person should be able to see themselves in that light. It is really eye-opening.”
The photos from the session have been shared over 83, 000 times and has spread a powerful message on body positivity and loving yourself.
“Stephanie is honestly such an amazing woman,” Terry told Chron.com. “I hope that young women will read some of the interviews she has done, and know that they are beautiful and absolutely worthy of love, no matter what their pant size is.”
Take a look through the gallery above to see some of the amazing photos from the shoot.