When you decide you're ready for boudoir, sometimes the hardest part can be sending the first email. Don't be nervous, I'll be so excited to hear from you! I'll respond back within 48 hours with a link of info for you to review and we can proceed with your consultation over email.
You are also welcome to schedule a virtual consultation via my Schedule calendar! The meeting will take place using Zoom, which is similar to Skype. Or if you're ready to book straight away, just go to my schedule here and you can pay your session fee right from the calendar!
Once you've booked and paid your session deposit, I'll send you an email welcoming you to the #SincerelyYouBabe tribe! It'll include a link to your Dream Shoot Planner & Lingerie Guide and tips & tricks to make your preparations run smoothly! You may start to get nervous as your session date gets closer, but remember - I'm here for you always. If you ever need advice or reassurance, I'm only an email away! You can get in touch with me at SincerelyYouPortraits @ gmail . com
During this time you'll need to find up to 3 outfits and corresponding accessories, touch up your hair, get your nails done, and even do some stretching to prep your muscles for the shoot! The planner I'll send you has a bunch of great tips.
Hair & Makeup
To heighten the pampering experience and increase confidence, all sessions include hair and makeup by a professional artist! No worries, we'll make sure that you're excited about your look before we get started with the shoot. This will also be a great time to relax those last-minute nerves by listening to your favorite music station, and of course by all the girl talk we'll be having while you're getting ready!
As your boudoir specialist, I'll guide you through expressions and demonstrate poses along the way so you don't have to worry about a thing! Your shoot will last about an hour and if you booked a full session you can wear up to 3 outfits, plus do a implied or nude look. It's 100% natural to be nervous for your shoot, but so many clients have told me that I'm great at easing nerves quickly! It's going to be so much fun and the results will honestly be worth it!!
image Debut & Ordering Appointment
Time to get excited to see your beautiful photos! First you'll see a slideshow set to music; then we'll go through your full gallery together. Round one will be full screen individual images and you'll quickly say "yes" or "no" (you gotta go with your gut!). The second round will be going through your "yes" images and deciding what's going into your album and what will work best as wall art and other products you may decide to purchase. We might run through the "no" folder once just to make sure you're happy with leaving those behind.
Your session and the resulting photos will allow you to see yourself from a new, outside perspective and I find they really help you transcend and see past the insecurities you fight daily.
I work closely with the top print artisans in the industry to create hand-made luxury products for you. Products are ordered once paid for in-full; you'll want to be aware of studio policies regarding payment! As soon as your products make it to the studio, they go through a thorough quality check before you're called to pick them up. Then you finally get to take it all home to cherish for years to come!!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to lose weight before I book my session? No, absolutely not. Boudoir exists to celebrate the body you have right here, right now. You are beautiful, and this experience will help you witness your body in a whole new way.
Is it weird to want to do this for myself? First and foremost, boudoir is for you. Always, no exceptions. If someone else gets to enjoy your photos, that's just the cherry on top!
How much does it cost? The minimum investment for a full-length boudoir session is $800, but my clients tend to spend an average of $1500. You can view my full pricing information right here. Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions!
Can I just get the images on a CD? I strive to offer tangible artwork that will last for generations, however you're welcome to purchase high resolution digitals which are delivered via digital download (remember: it will be your responsibility to backup your images, as the studio cannot guarantee backup for you). SYP does not offer CD's or USB's.
Can I come back to purchase more photos later? Per studio policy, in order to maintain healthy storage space, all un-purchased images are purged immediately after ordering appointments. Please be ready to purchase any photos you are interested in at your image debut appointment.
Can I bring a friend to my shoot? Due to limited space, your friend is welcome to hang out in the den for the hair & makeup process, but they will need to leave the premises while the actual photoshoot is taking place.
Can I bring my child to my appointment? Children are not allowed at any of your boudoir appointments (whether it's your photoshoot day, image debut, or product pick-up appointment). Please keep in mind that part of the boudoir experience is taking a day off and enjoying some time to celebrate yourself. As much as I love kiddos, they can be distracting from the goals of your appointment.