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How To Prepare For A Boudoir Photo Session

How To Prepare For A Boudoir Photo Session

If you’re getting ready to have a boudoir photo session, there are a few things that you should do to prepare. This will ensure that everything goes smoothly and that you have a great experience!

Boudoir Photography

Boudoir photography is a beautiful way to celebrate your sensuality and empower yourself. It can be a life-changing experience for many women, especially when it comes to body image. In addition to making you feel sexy, a boudoir photo session will help you get in the mood to take your best photos! The right outfits can make the difference between a dull photo and one that will bring out your inner beauty. A good boudoir photographer will guide you throughout the session to make sure you pose in ways that are flattering and sexy. They will also give you suggestions and demonstrations of expressions, gazes and moods. Whether you have an experienced boudoir photographer or are planning to hire one for the first time, it’s a good idea to bring a friend along to help you prepare for the shoot. Having someone who knows you well and can watch you as you pose will also help you to relax and be comfortable during the session.

The Right Outfits

Bringing the right outfits to your session is crucial for making you feel confident and comfortable during the shoot. Choose clothing that complements your style and personality, but don’t try to make yourself look like someone else. Babydolls and slips are form-fitting and super flattering on most body types. They’re also great for boudoir photography because they add a little more coverage than just a bra and underwear set. Bodysuits are a popular option for boudoir photos because they come in so many styles and are flattering to all body shapes. Light capes are another sexy boudoir accessory that can help you achieve the sultry and sensual look you want for your photos. They can cover up imperfections in your body and give you a more natural, beautiful look. Whether you’re going for a traditional boudoir photo or more casual lingerie shots, it’s important to remember that these sessions are meant to be an intimate and romantic experience. Choosing the right lingerie for your session can make the experience a lot more fun and less stressful!

Book A Girl’s Night On The Town

To make your session even more fun, plan a girls’ night on the town! Often referred to as GNO, this is a great way to bond with your friends and get out of the house without the kids. It’s a perfect opportunity to get pampered and enjoy the company of your besties! And if you’re hosting a girls’ night on the town, you might as well treat your party guests to a special meal. Find an over-the-top, “only for this occasion” kind of restaurant to host your event and split the cost between your group. Then, rent a fabulous house for the evening or take everyone to a high-end hotel. This is the perfect way to pamper yourself and your friends while still keeping costs low!

Bring Shoes

While you may be barefoot in many of the photos that are captured during your session, there are some instances when you’ll want to wear shoes. For example, if you plan to wear a skirt, dress or cardigan, a pair of shoes will help elongate your legs and add a touch of polish to your look. You can also use shoes as props during your boudoir photo shoot to give it extra detail and interest. For instance, if you are planning a bridal boudoir session, you can use your wedding veil, bridal jewelry, a garter belt or even your wedding shoes as a prop to add that personal touch. In addition to bringing your own shoes, you can borrow a few pairs from friends or family members for the occasion. That way, if you don’t like the way they look on you, you can try on another pair without having to worry about buying a new pair.

Looking To Book Your Own Session?

Give us a call here at Authentic You Photography! We specialize in empowering women from all walks of life to rediscover their inner Vixen. Moms, brides, single women, teachers, nurses, real estate agents, business ladies and more all find boudoir photography to be an incredibly empowering experience that helps them see their true beauty. Contact us here today:

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