This session is a great example of perception. There will be many of you who see the before and after and see this… a young woman, great body, great skin and pretty. Some of you may think of course these images turned out amazing she is young and pretty. Some may think well she has a great body of course this had to be easy for her. Now if these thoughts have crossed your mind it is ok. Society has trained us to think that just because you are any of the above you are automatically living your best life.
What I want you to see is a woman who has gone to hell and back. A woman who has been led by others to feel she has no worth. A woman who has jumped, climbed, crawled and kicked over many hurdles. A woman who just wants to feel appreciated and gorgeous for a day. When we tell you that boudoir is for everyone we mean everyone! We are so grateful Lisa trusted us with her session!
This Florida beauty stopped by while she was in Wisconsin for work. We had such an amazing time working with her. She absolutely shines in front of the camera. Her smile is contagious. She wanted this to be a gift for her boyfriend as well as herself. So against her better judgement she wore Florida Gator attire just for her man! lol!
Say hello to the gorgeous Patrice. Patrice came all the way from Texas to have a shoot done with her friend Christine. We had such and amazing time with these ladies.
Each and EVERY woman we photograph has something unique about her. Patrice has the most amazing eyes. They pull you in with their sparkle. You don’t know if it is a sparkle of mischief or if you should run! She has a vintage vibe that makes her timeless. With her creamy skin and dark hair she could easily have been a 40’s movie star.
Patrice was in town for two weeks. Before she left town we made sure she still had her in person reveal to choose her images. Then we had her order shipped right to her home in Texas. If you are from out of state we will work to make sure you see your images in person before you leave!
Christine found out about Love Your Sparkle from her friend Maggy. You may remember her from a previous post. After just having her forth child Christine thought she was far from ready for a boudoir session. Thankfully she has great friends who encouraged her to book a session.
For this session I wanted to incorporate the colored lights in the last outfit. This time I thought I would also get the fog machine in on the party. The last images Christine likes to call her “Bad Sandy” look. Sandy from the movie Grease of course.
Ryley is the other half of the friend duo from Ashley’s session. Ryley has some of the most gorgeous and well placed sexy tattoos I have photographed. My favorites are the ones on her thighs.
Ryley’s first outfit was the sexy emerald mermaid dress from our Sparkle Wardrobe. Her dark hair and this dress were a gorgeous combination. Her eyes were absolute magic in these images. The second outfit is one from Shein. This is also in our Sparkle Wardrobe. Ryley had seen this on our group page and had to have it. The final outfit is my absolute favorite. Nothing but a white sheet.
If you are interested in a boudoir shoot but you are nervous I suggest booking with a friend. Friends are the best support. They are also your biggest cheerleaders!
I recommend for this shoot a 9 Up Frame. Added to any package it is an additional $377 and you get all the matching digital files. Love how this one turned out. It’s all about the gorgeous details.
We had so much fun working with Ashley on her boudoir shoot! Ashley did a friends shoot with her friend Ryley. I cannot recommend a friends shoot enough. The love and support friends show each other is just an empowering as the shoot itself.
Ashley’s first outfit is one from our Sparkle Wardrobe. This beauty has a sheer skirt for added drama. The navy bodysuit she brought herself. The final outfit is one of my favorites from this. Nothing but a white sheet draped in all the right places. Her gorgeous back exposed is everything!
Working with Jodie was so much fun! This woman is the total package. Sass, laughs, brains and beauty all mixed together. The amount of work she does to help our local veterans is amazing. She helped to make sure her vets were fed and taken care of during the pandemic. Her veterans are a part of her family. So what better way to celebrate her hard work than with a boudoir shoot!
Jodie booked this session with her best friend. I cannot stress how much fun this makes your experience. Jodie brought her own super sexy dress. I told her if she no longer needs it one day we will accept the donation lol! The blue bodysuit for her second outfit was the perfect color for her. Now the star attraction is definitely Jodie’s biker vest with her collection of patches. The only thing that could have made the shoot better was her on her actual motorcyle. As you can see Jodie’s true gorgeous personality shined through with this outfit!
Have you ever found someone on a social media site who is just inspiring and gorgeous? You look forward to their posts everyday. If they miss a day you think…. hmmm well maybe it was just an off day. But I do sure hope for content tomorrow! Well I have one of those! She goes by the name @modernbombshellxoxo.
January of this year I finally got the nerve to message her on instagram. “Hello Tess!! Just wanted to finally reach out to you. I appreciate your real content. If you are interested in collaborating together on an idea you have hit me up! I recently helped out a friend of mine with her clothing line!” I dropped some photos in below this text. Please note the crazy amount of exclamation points I used. But let’s get real. If you meet me in person that is just my personality. Here is Modernbombshellxoxo‘s response. “Very cool! I’m glad you reached out. I’ll certainly hit you up if/when I come up with a creative project to shoot.” I figured at this point she was just being polite. At least I put myself out there right?
Just shy of a month later I got a response!! Not just any response. Three unique and amazing ideas for a photoshoot! The option I chose to go with was “Before and After Photos.” “The idea would be to set up a shoot without all the bells and whistles (no hair, makeup or great posing). We start with the before photos and then after add in the bells and whistles (hair, makeup, styling, posing) to show that it really takes a team to create a great image. We then post both the before and after photos.”
February we made magic happen. Our entire team was so excited that day. Modernbombshellxoxo was such a pleasure to work with. We had tons of laughs and lots of hugs.
Below are the images from our shoot. We would love your FEEDBACK on this project!
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Making each shoot unique to the client is what helps to set us apart. We love shooting glamour and classic boudoir shoots. At the same time we want to stand out from other photographers. New projects usually mean more of an investment. Investment in backdrops, props, furniture, clothing and accessories.
For over two years I have been holding on to these colorful velcro rollers. I have even taken them to shoots back when we shot in hotel rooms. Just in case I could use them. I am not one to hold onto things that are not useful for too long but something told me they needed to stay.
Our client Kathe did not know I had this surprise in store for her. I just new this would be a perfect fit. So the day of her shoot we told her what we had in store. She was so excited. The best part is her mom yelled from the makeup chair…. grab her cigarettes! She needs to have a smoke. Fan of smoking or not those are some of my favorite images.
The set was made up of a leftover piece of pink seamless paper for the backdrop, a plant from one of our sets, velvet chair from the studio and a hairdryer supplied by our stylist Jodi. Jodi found this beauty on the side of the road many moons ago.
To save time we only rolled the front of her hair in rollers. The bodysuit was in our Sparkle Wardrobe and the heels were a part of Kathe’s wardrobe. They were literally the icing on the cake.
If this set has you inspired message us so we can create a perfect pinup look for you!
These are the kind of images that need to be out on display! This is the perfect example of a time I would recommend adding a 9 UP framed print to your package!