By Carly Stern For Dailymail. Like many conservative religious sects, the Orthodox Jewish community prizes modesty, especially among its women - which is why it's so surprising that more and more of these women are willing to strip down on camera. The New York Post reports that boudoir shoots - a trend that sees women taking sexy, revealing photos, often in nighties and lingerie - are becoming increasingly popular among Orthodox Jews, with even some bubbes - or grandmothers - taking part. Lea, 30, a New York City-based photographer who is also an Orthodox Jew, said that these types of shoots done for members of Flatbush, Brooklyn's Hasidic community now make up about 35 per cent of her business. Makin' them schvitz: Lea not pictured is an Orthodox Jewish photographer from New York who said that boudoir shoots among the Hasidic community now make up about 35 per cent of her business. Modest ladies: Most Orthodox Jewish women cover their legs, arms, and even hair - using a wig called a sheitel or a hat.
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Thanks for contacting us. We've received your submission. No skin is allowed to be shown — even summer legs and feet must be clad in pantyhose. And yet, when she decided to surprise her husband on his birthday earlier this year, she gifted him with pictures from a sexy boudoir photo shoot, in which she provocatively poses in nothing more than a sheer white shirt and sky-high heels.
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