Boudoir FAQ

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Preparing for a boudoir session

Answering all your FAQ

I get so any questions concerning boudoir sessions, so I put together this FAQ blogpost to answer them for you!

DO YOU HAVE ADVICE FOR GAINING CONFIDENCE TO DO A SHOOT?

Every single woman comes into a shoot with nerves, period. We all have our self doubt, insecurities, and reasons (excuses) we come up with to say no to doing something like this for ourselves.

The first hurdle to tackle is actually booking. Just do it, don’t put it off. Schedule the shoot.

My second piece of advice is words of affirmation, praise your great qualities and learn to fall in love with exactly who you are today! Tell yourself everyday you deserve this form of self love, you are worthy, you are beautiful!

Put on your favorite music that gets you pumped up and feeling sexy and practice some posing!! It may sound and feel weird but it works! Dance, take some cute selfies, put on clothes that make you feel great.

The day of, please put your trust in me. I’m your friend, I’m here to guide you, pose you to look your absolute best. Let yourself have fun, let loose and step outside of your comfort zone a little, you will not regret it.

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You will never be left alone to figure out how to pose…. I guide you through every step.

DO YOU CHARGE EXTRA TO WEAR OUTFITS FROM YOUR CLIENT CLOSET?

I do not charge extra to use items from my client closet. I have purchased over 30 options ranging in sizes small to large. Bras and pantie sets, high waisted, thongs, bodysuits, tanks, lace, velvet, even some jewelry pieces!

This is just one of the ways that allows me to offer each one of my clients a luxury one of a kind boudoir experience.

Here’s just a few pieces from the client closet.

Will you crop out my belly, fix my blemishes, brusies and “problem areas”?

Here’s my game plan from start to finish:

  1. I help you decide what to wear that will best compliment your body, taste and specific style that you want to achieve.

  2. I ask what your favorite features are about you and do my best to highlight those.

  3. Each pose you will be doing will be done, to put it in simple words, to make you look your absolute best. Using certain angles and the most appealing lighting.

  4. Post processing I will typically smooth things out and remove anything (within reason) that you were not born with. I pride myself in keeping the images I take true to life while also making you glow and look your absolute best.

No I will not remove moles, take away rolls, tighten your stomach or make you look any smaller or larger than you already are.

Here’s a before and after for an example.

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DO YOU OFFER PAYMENT PLANS?

I totally understand that a Boudoir session is an investment, although totally worth it, something that needs to be planned ahead and I try my very best to make it possible for every one to do it!

If booked far enough in advance I do offer your package total to be broken up into 3 payments!

Please email or fill out the form on my contact page to learn more and see how YOU can afford a boudoir experience!

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN YOUR BOUDOIR SESSIONS AND PACKAGES?

I have three different packages to choose from when booking a session.

All including digital images and product credit to purchase additional digitals, prints, and albums! I highly encourage my clients to get their photos off the computer and displayed in frames or albums, this is why all my packages include a credit towards purchasing products.

Each babe that books a session is treated with hair and makeup done by a professional artist right in the studio, champagne, access to the client closet and a client prep guide to best prepare for their session!

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If you have any other questions that I did not answer please don’t hesitate to reach out and make sure your following my pages for any promotions and giveaways!!

XOXO babes




Boudoir Styled Shoot

I put together my very first styled boudoir shoot with the help of Sarah of beauty bespoken, who is a fabulous makeup artist. Boudoir photography has quickly become one of my favorite things to shoot, I can't get enough and I love showing women how beautiful they are! 
If you are interested in a session at my studio or even your home, I would love to chat more with you. 
You can email me at boudoirbychristy@gmail.com

Please follow all of the vendors that helped with this beautiful shoot!
Makeup by Sarah beautybespoken

Hair by Holly instagram

Jewelry by Jennifer housgoods

Models Devon and Melanie Devon Melanie

If you would like to see more of my work please follow my instagram page, sorry guys, ladies only!! Boudoir by Christy

We had a florist lined up but unfortunately at the last minute couldn't deliver the flowers. I love putting together arrangements, although I am not a professional, I had fun putting the bouquets together. All photos were done in my home studio, located in Pine Valley CA.