This page contains Utah boudoir photography faqs pertaining to common question regarding boudoir photography. It should provide some insight as to the benefits as well.
It has been and always will be my personal goal to see that you, the client, receive more benefit and joy from the final product which includes the overall process of being photographed and pampered in the studio then your significant other does when he receives this special and intimate gift from you.
What exactly is Boudoir Photography?
Boudoir photography originates from the French term “boudoir” meaning a woman’s bedroom or private sitting room, which is exactly what I recreate for you in my studio setting. So essentially it is sexy provocative photography of a woman in a bedroom setting. A boudoir session would feature you in a classy rich romantic setting, using a variety of props and various sexy lingerie outfits.
Who books a Boudoir Session?
Boudoir photography sessions are for women who wish to capture their personal beauty and create stunning sexy and provocative images for themselves, or for their loved one. Many of my clients just want to celebrate their sexyness in stunning images, and capture that look for posterity, and some have imagined and fantasized about being a “Playboy” model and want to have that experience. I am here to help make that dream a reality. Boudoir photography makes the perfect romantic gift for your loved one to share during special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, and of course Valentine’s Day.
How old must I be?
You must be 18 years of age and be able to show proof of ID prior to your Photo shoot in order to do a Boudoir Photo shoot.
I am concerned about privacy. Who will photograph my boudoir session and be present during the shoot?
I am the only photographer here at the studio. To make your session a comfortable and great experience I recommend you bring a fun, outgoing girlfriend to assist during the shoot – somebody whom you have fun with when you party – someone who brings the best out of you, and doesn’t judge you.
I am concerned with privacy. How secure are my boudoir photos? Who will see my boudoir photos?
I respect your privacy and I handle your photographs with the utmost care and respect. Your privacy is guaranteed. Apart from myself no-one else will see your images if you request to have them not shown. I am very honored and appreciative of my many clients who have given me permission to be featured on my website and in my portfolios.
How do I prepare for my boudoir photography session?
Get a good night sleep before your shoot. Do not wear any tight-fitting clothing when you arrive for your shoot. Any elastic, bra straps, belts, etc. will leave crimp marks on your skin. Arrive in a loose-fitting gown or robe or anything that will not leave crimp marks in your skin. Avoid eating greasy foods and drink lots of water in the 24 hours prior to the shoot.
What makeup do you recommend for a boudoir photography session?
I recommend that you use my professional makeup artists as they really understand how to apply makeup specifically to get he best out of you in your photos. If you have hired the makeup artist, please arrive with a freshly washed face. If you are doing your own makeup, apply your makeup as if you are going out to party at night – a touch more pronounced than normal. Do your hair before you leave for the shoot.
What wardrobe should I bring to a boudoir photography session?
I suggest a minimum of 5 outfits, but actually prefer that you bring too much rather than too little. I will mix and match from your selection to create the perfect stylized shot. I recommend that you bring a variety of items such as sexy bra and panty sets, sexy sleep wear, thigh high stocking, bikinis, cocktail dresses, mini skirts, low-rise jeans, cute tops, and plenty of fun jewelry and accessories. I do have some clothing attire and accessories in my prop room, that you may use during your shoot, but you should bring the majority of your outfits. Personalize your shoot and get creative! Bring your boyfriend/husband’s favorite sports shirt, military uniform, work shirt and tie, or surprise him with that sexy nurse or school girl outfit he loves on you! Have all of your outfits clean, ironed, and packed so you’re ready to go. Arrive with your wardrobe in a roll-aboard suitcase and on hangers – I have a clothing rack and wardrobe area for you.
What is Artistic Nude Photography?
Artistic nude photography emphasizes the beauty of the body and its form. These fine art images are typically outputted in high contrast black and white images and are created with dramatic lighting and careful attention to detail, painting the female physique with carefully placed lights accentuating the curve and flow of the female form.
What if I want both Boudoir and Artistic Nudes?
You are in total control of your photo shoot. Once you hire me I shoot you, as you wish, in your allotted time. I do not put a limit on outfit changes or the style of photography you wish to explore. You may choose to do a mix of boudoir and artistic nude photography during a single session.
What is Glamor Photography?
Glamour photography is a general term that represents glamorous and sexy images of the female, and puts all the focus on the beautiful model. Glamour photography highlights the model’s natural features creating soft, alluring, glamorous and sexy images. Glamor photography can encompass clothed, lingerie, bikini, topless and nude images.
What is the difference between glamour and fashion photography?
In fashion photography, the female is chosen to sell the wardrobe. The model is the prop for the garments that are to be featured. In glamour photography it is exactly the reverse. In glamour photography the wardrobe is chosen to “sell” the subject, the female model, and to accentuate her assets and limit her weaknesses.
Are there any limits on what you shoot?
I will photograph lingerie, implied nude, semi nude, and nude. my style and photography is very beautiful and tasteful. I will shoot up to “playboy” style photography. I adore the female form and I seek to flatter and complement the female form at every opportunity, providing you, my client, with images that you will treasure for life and show with pride.
I would love to be photographed in my own bedroom or a special location of my choosing. Can you photograph me in my own house/bedroom/boudoir setting?
Yes I can, with pleasure. I do have an additional charge for this as I need to transport my equipment and spend time setting up my lighting in your home, plus knock it down and pack it away at the end of the shoot. The fee will depend on the distance traveled and the additional time required.
Will you photograph men in a boudoir setting?
Yes, I enjoy working with and photographing both men and women, straight and gay.
Will you photograph couples in a boudoir setting?
Yes, I enjoy working with both straight and gay couples. I am a romantic at heart and love to create images that show romance,
intimacy and love.
I have wanted to do this for so long, but I am so very nervous…
Absolutely everyone doing a boudoir photography session feels a little(or very) nervous, and yet excited prior to their photo shoot. It will take about 15 to 20 minutes for you to warm up in the beginning and before you know it you will be having a blast! By the end of the session I always hear from my clients “It was so easy and I had so much fun doing it! I wished I had done this years ago!”
But I don’t have a model’s body and I have obvious flaws…
First of all, none of the people on my website look like that in real life. The images you see are a combination of the client’s looks and my artistic and creative skills. You don’t need the “perfect body” to look absolutely amazing in your photographs. The photographer’s job is to bring out your best features, whether it’s your eyes, cute smile, or your beautiful long legs, great body, and pose you just the right way. I am skilled at artfully draping the satin sheets, and carefully choosing the right wardrobe to complement your look. Additionally I carefully place and adjust my studio lights to highlight your assets and diminish your weaknesses. And once these stunningly created images are captured, in my editing studio I take great care to enhance the overall image using tasteful and creative retouching and air brushing of your images, and ultimately you are assured of looking way more stunning in your images than you had ever imagined. Click here for examples of what images look like before and after the retouching process. I spend a considerable amount of time after the portrait
session applying artistic retouch techniques to your final images. Your partner will love this new sexy side of you!
I’m not a model and don’t know how to pose…
I will work with you advising you on how to move and posing you to accentuate your best features. It always helps to tear out images that you like or would like to recreate. I suggest practicing in the mirror and browsing through some of your favorite magazines to help you prepare. Searching the internet and bringing in magazine tear sheets will help me get a feel for the style and type of photography that you like best. I will do my best to recreate the images that you like.
How long does it take to get my photos once I have completed the shoot?
It will take me about 7 to 10 business days to professionally retouch your images and have them ready for you. Sooner than that is possible in special circumstances.
Where is your studio?
My beautiful state-of-the-art photographic studio is located at 1567 E 2400 N, Layton, UT 84040.
What is included in my Boudoir Photography Session?
I have 9 standard Boudoir Photography packages that you may choose from, and I can customize your session according to your wishes. My packages are based on the number of retouched images you will receive. My sessions range in time from 1-½ hours to 4 hours and you will receive an unlimited number of professional images. You also have the option of hiring one of my professional makeup artists and/or hair stylists.
Once my shoot is done, how can I present my images as a gift to my significant other?
I offer my packages in beautiful black display albums that will knock his/her socks off!
What are your Boudoir Photography packages?
I have 9 standard boudoir photography packages, but I can completely customize these according to your needs. Just let me know what you want and I will do my best to provide you a package that exceeds all your expectations. Please click here to view my Boudoir Photography Packages and Prices
“Ladies why not do something special and unique for yourself and Just For Him?”