Kuester in her Amber ULeda Photography studio.
Charles Auer/Freeman Staff
Kuester wants to help women feel more confident and to see
their true beauty, so she finds ways to capture that
beauty with photography.
Opened earlier this year,
Amber ULeda Photography
at 251 W. Broadway Suites 201 & 202, offers luxury
portrait experiences, and in particular, boudoir
“It is certainly a self-confidence booster. It makes
them see themselves the way other people see them. It
makes them feel beautiful,” Kuester said of her
photography experiences. “I watch them blossom and feel
She said she works with the women in advance of the
photography session. Kuester offers a free consultation
and then develops a relationship with her clients. When
they arrive for the session, they receive professional
hair and makeup and get to feel pampered.
In addition to the boudoir photos, which are increasingly
for the women themselves instead of intended as gifts for
husbands and fiancés, Kuester does modern glamour and
Clients at Amber ULeda Photography are predominantly
women. Kuester said she often creates headshots and does
mother-and-daughter photography sessions. Men can get
involved too, especially for family portraits, she said.
“My clients come to me for something that is not every
day,” she said.