FAQ Boudoir Photography questions asked by our clients.
Below are just some of the questions that have been asked with regards boudoir portraits.
What Editing will be done
I have many years experience in editing using the industry standard software to advanced levels to bring out the best possible quality. I can remove spots, scars, blemishes, tattoos etc it is also possible to re sculpture body Areas on request, please let me know what your requirements are prior to your shoot.
How will I know how to pose?
I will direct you exactly how to pose for your photographs, which will be simple arm and body movements, and facial expressions.
Some of your Images are quite Erotic do I have to be so Raunchy?
I aim to show a variety of styles in my galleries, Everyone has a different take on what is Raunchy or sexy is, to some it is all in the suggestion and they want to tease rather than reveal. I work to both spectrum’s and if you want to keep to just lingerie, or night wear throughout the shoot, that’s no problem at all. We want you to be as comfortable as possible for your shoot because it is your shoot and an experience to remember.
*Please note I do not cater for explicit images I am a professional portrait photographer and thus provide a quality service which reflects the business industry that I am in.
I haven’t got a model like figure can you make me look sexy?
Our clients come in all shapes, sizes and ages. I photograph women from ages 18 to 60s+
I do not discriminate from any on the above, I can pose you in different lighting conditions to your personal shape, so I can see you at your best.
A boudoir shoot is an amazing confidence booster as all my clients have informed me, so we want you to feel good with in yourself and your photos to show that as an end result.
Q How many changes of outfit can I fit in?
I am happy for a couple of changes of either lingerie, night wear, sheer etc, which ever your most comfortable with.
Do you work Evenings and weekends?
I do work Evenings and weekends to suit your requirements.
Can I bring someone with me?
You are more than welcome to bring along a friend or partner for moral support, but we do ask that you do not bring more than one person along with you due to space restrictions and because it can make the shoot more difficult for you .
I am having a maternity shoot can I bring my other children along to the shoot
It is advisable not to bring children along to the studio or at a home location during a shoot.
Do you do hair and make up?
I can offer make up and hair styling on request please let me know prior to booking your shoot. Some of my Boudoir packages come with full make over’s, however some will have a charge price please let me know in advance.
How far in advance do I need to book?
If you are presenting your photos as a gift for a birthday, Christmas or Anniversary, or as a Wedding Present for your partner-to-be, then we need to have enough time to meet your deadline. For albums, canvas wall art and enlargements please allow up to 4 weeks in advance to make sure I can process order and editing etc.
Who will be in the studio or Home visit during the shoot?
The only people present will be myself and make up artist if so required.
Where do we change outfits?
Don’t panic in the studio I operate with provide a separate room for you to change clothing, Home visits I will of course leave the room or if you have another room to change in.
What sort of outfits should I bring?
Boudoir lingerie, night wear or sheer required, or multiple clothing that you would like to be photographed in and be most comfortable in during your shoot.
I Don’t want prints or an album, can I just have the digital files?
You can buy your photos on Cd or flash drive, these files will be high-resolution Digital downloads can of course be purchased.
How long do I have to order extra images?
I will hold your files for up to one year after your shoot if you need more Photographs.
Will my images be on your website.
Your Photographs are very important to my work and I feel a sense of pride & privilege showcasing your photos for the benefit of other clients wishing to try Boudoir photography, however please let me know if you wish to be excluded.
If you would like to see some examples of my work please click Here.
Do you offer a contract of sorts…
I do like to ask on occasions clients to complete a model release form to fully understand what is being photographed. However it is not a mandatory option.
What if I have to cancel my shoot…
All bookings taken would need a small deposit and cancellations must be made at least two weeks prior to your shoot, to avoid deposit loss.
Do I cater for Nude or Semi Nude Portraits.
On occasions I am asked if I cater for Nude portraits, Being a fine art modern style of portraits, this is possible in a controlled environment, however due to the sensitive nature of the material it is subject to restricted printing, and may only be purchasable via digital downloads or uploaded to a Cd for each client. For more details please contact me direct for more information to the nature of your shoot requirements.
If there is a question that i have not answered here please get in touch and I would happy to answer them for you.