Vancouver Photographer + Coach + PUBLIC SPEAKER

You’re going to love
our work together


Nothing is taboo here.

Each experience is an an opportunity for untamed self-exploration.

Vancouver Boudoir & Portrait Photographer

Take a step towards
self acceptance

Delve into a Vancouver boudoir and portrait experience that celebrates your individuality, fostering a profound sense of self-love.
Who knows, what you do for yourself might just act as inspiration for others that self acceptance is possible.

Vancouver Embodiment Coach

connect to your
inner wisdom

Engage in coaching that empowers you to explore your inner knowing, transforming your personal and professional life with renewed clarity.


Vancouver Motivational Speaker


Energize your community with discussions that go deep into the heart of both one’s personal or professional journey, offering an evocative path to self-expression.

boudoir vancouver, the artistic way

Vancouver PhotoshootS
that WILL ignite
your confidence

Designed to illuminate your inner light, guiding you to a place where you feel seen, valued, and vibrantly alive.


Get ready to flirt, with yourself.


Show up like the boss you are.


Document your legacy.

Speaking & Education

Raw and engaging conversations that
will inspire your audience

My speaking engagements are more than
just talks; they’re an invitation to connect, to feel, and to transform.

Whether I’m addressing body acceptance, the nuances of storytelling, or the journey of living with a chronic illness, my goal is to spark a conversation that resonates, uplifts, and empowers.

Let’s create a space where your group or audience can explore new perspectives and embrace their own stories with courage and grace.


  • Inspire and energize your audience with heartfelt, meaningful content.
  • Create a dialogue around important topics
    like body acceptance, empowerment, and personal narrative.
  • Offer your audience practical insights and strategies for personal and professional growth.
  • Invite your audience to unapologetic conversations.

1:1 Embodiment Coaching

Connect with yourself
like never before

In our one-on-one embodiment sessions, we’ll dive deep into the essence of what makes you unique.

I’ll be your guide, your mirror, and your cheerleader as we let go of old programming
that is getting in your way of being a full
expression of yourself.

We’ll tackle blocks, ignite passions, and set a course that feels deeply aligned with who you are and who you aspire to be.


  • Gain clarity and direction in your personal
    and professional life.
  • Overcome obstacles that have been holding
    you back.
  • Tap into a deeper understanding of yourself
    and your creative potential.


Capturing some very vulnerable photos was really important for me.

Michele was able to create art. Art that I cannot believe depicts me! Art that represents me and my identity fully, accurately, and beautifully.
~Megan te Boekhorst

Michele is seriously the kindest, spunkiest, amazing photographer around.

I cannot begin to explain how much I love working with Mateus’s studios! Michele has a natural way
of making person feel so good about themselves by the end. I am so thankful and so in love with the end results. ~Yanez Koenig

Jodi Proznick Creative shoot by Michele Mateus of Mateus Studios

She showed me that I am beautiful and worth the time and effort to be in photos.

She knew how to make me feel comfortable and
open up in front of the camera. My images are STUNNING. This is not something I thought I would ever say about an image of myself but she showed
me that I am beautiful and worth the time and effort to be in photos. ~Suzanne Bateman