Should I Bring My Own Lingerie? What Brands/ Sites Would You Suggest?
As lingerie is something extremely personal and unique to individuals' bodies, we recommend bringing your own lingerie that makes you feel incredible. There are plenty of brands I am in love with, including La Perla, Journelle, Victoria’s Secret, For Love & Lemons, Cosabella, Veronika Pagan, Edge O'Beyond, etc. I'm also a huge fan of using "normal" clothing and spinning them into something fashionably sexy. You can wear anything really — if it makes you feel sexy, it'll be sexy!
Will You Photoshop Me?
Throughout this entire experience, you’re going to feel like a goddess. Once you see the pictures, you’re going to be amazed at just how gorgeous you are! I use Lightroom to apply color adjustment to the image and to soften your skin. No Photoshop here because I truly believe in celebrating your natural beauty.
I’m Self-Conscious About My Stomach/ Arms/ Legs. Can You Get Rid Of Rolls And/Or Cellulite?
I will do my best to focus on the areas of your body you adore rather than on the parts you might be insecure about, including roughness in your skin or rolls. This boudoir experience should make you realize that your beauty is irrelevant of cellulite or extra jiggle room. Allow yourself to be free of self-deprecating thoughts and power yourself with a self-love mindset. I’m here for you!
I’m Pretty Shy. How Do You Expect Me To Strip Down In Front AND Feel Comfortable Enough To Look Sexy?!
Ha! Here’s something I bet you didn’t think of – when it comes to stripping down in front of other women, we are ALL a little shy. We’ve been accustomed to a society where women often put other women down – but that stops here. I am your biggest fan and will make you feel comfortable by being your friend through this process. I will reassure you of how beautiful you look, how well the colors we chose accentuate your skin and how stellar the pictures are looking throughout the shoot. I may even let you peak at the back of my camera to see for yourself!
I Don’t Want My Pictures Displayed Online. How Do You Go About Protecting My Images?
Boudoir images are sensitive to many people. I completely understand. If you don’t want your images displayed on my website, blog, social media, etc., they will not be posted. Simple as that. This is something we go over and will legalize it by signing a contract that stipulates it in detail. If, however, you want to be featured across my platforms (which I greatly appreciate!), you can select which ones you feel comfortable with and I will only use those.
I’m a curvy woman - Is that an Issue?
Absolutely not!! Women’s bodies are the work of a true artist. I believe all women are gorgeous and divinely created. My passion is not only celebrating that but also facilitating the act of YOU celebrating it. You are worthy of being seen, regardless of your body type.
I don't know how to pose! Will that come through in the images?
Posing is something that only big-time models have perfected; and even they often get tons of direction during shoots! So no need to stress. I am going to guide you through this process, direct you into the most flattering poses and angles and make you look (and feel!) your best during the shoot.
How should I do my hair & make-up? Who do you recommend?
I love everything from natural to glam! I definitely recommend using professional services because it makes a HUGE difference when getting photos done. I've partnered with some of the top industry professionals and would be more than happy to set up this service for you (most of my shoots include this already). The stylists come to the shoot location and work with us to create the exact look we planned. If you’d like to set up your own hair + make-up service, we can discuss ideas to make sure you’re camera-ready the day of your shoot.
How many outfits should I bring to my shoot?
Once we start shooting and moving around, things happen pretty quickly. With that said, I recommend bringing up to four outfit options to have many options to choose from later!
I’m engaged and would LOVE to give this to my future hubby as a special gift. When should I book my shoot in order to have the pictures ready before the wedding?
First of all, CONGRATULATIONS!!! You’re engaged! Bridal boudoir sessions are extra special because they celebrate the beginning of one of the most important stages of your life. For all my clients, including those interested in a bridal theme, I recommend booking a session 3 months before the desired date of product delivery. So, as soon as you’ve decided you want to go on this journey with me as your boudoir photographer, book your session! No matter how early on it is.
I’m traveling for my Bachelorette Party with my best girlfriends. Do you offer any Bridal Party Photo options?
YES! How much fun is this? You can’t even begin to imagine. I’ll set up the scene for you: champagne/ mimosas, hair + make-up getting done, your favorite music, lights, camera, ACTION! Get in touch with me and we can discuss all options.
Do You Offer Special Rates?
I sometimes offer special rates to commemorate certain seasonal holidays, such as Valentine’s Day, Summertime, etc. Make sure to follow me on your favorite social media platform (Instagram and Facebook) to stay up-to-date with all my promotions!
What payment options do you accept?
I currently accept all major credit cards as well as electronic payment via Venmo. If you’d like to set up a payment plan, let’s chat! I’d love to customize a plan for you to be able to go through this experience without breaking the bank.