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Top 5 tips to prepare you for your boudoir shoot

Tips for your Boudoir Shoot

You’re about to book your boudoir shoot when suddenly a wave of nerves comes over you and you feel like a deer in the headlights. Your mind is going; “Am I really going to pose half naked in front of a stranger?”

The answer is YES and you won’t regret it! We have 5 tips for your boudoir shoot to help you prepare for your experience and to get your nerves totally under control. tips-for-your-boudoir-shoot-01

Pick the right Boudoir photographer

It is so important to pick the right photographer. This applies to two factors;

  1. The style of photography that you prefer and communication. Do you like the lighting, the poses, the editing etc. Each photographer has a specific signature style. Do you prefer dark and moody or light and airy edits? Do you want super sexy shots or glamour? Make sure your photographer’s portfolio suits your preferences.
  2. You’re going to be your most vulnerable with this person so it is really important to feel comfortable from the get go. Picking the right photographer is all about personality and communication. Do you click with them and feel at ease? Could you grab a coffee with them? Communicate with your photographer. Ask questions and ask to meet up. If you get the right vibe then you’re all set! If you hesitate at all or feel a bit uncomfortable, then it’s not the right match for you.

Make sure your photographer knows how to pose all types of body shapes

Sounds like a no brainer, right? An experienced boudoir photographer will know which angles and poses are most flattering to suit your body shape. Make sure your photographer works with women of all shapes and sizes. They all look amazing and so will you!

Have your hair and makeup done professionally

Luckily, most boudoir photographers include this in their packages and there’s a very good reason for it. Not only do the pro’s know what photographs well, it is also time to relax, chat and get to know one another before you start taking your clothes off. You will feel more at ease and who doesn’t love to be pampered once in a while.

Choose outfits that you know are flattering

Don’t go out and blow the bank on expensive lingerie or clothing that you have never tried or worn. Everyone has their favourite pair of jeans or clothing item that makes them feel like a babe. Stick to what you know, what makes you feel sexy and confident. tips-for-your-boudoir-shoot-02

Take time out to pamper yourself before your Boudoir session

Every woman can agree that a soak in the tub or any TLC treatments helps boost their mood instantly. Hone in on your guilty pleasures and spend some quality time on yourself and do the things that put that extra fuzziness in your heart. A boudoir experience is the start to a wonderful journey of self love and acceptance and pre-pampering helps you feel more at ease.

Now you’re ready to have the best experience. Remember to relax and have fun. You’re going to love it!

This blog is written by Kelly East from Boudoir by Kelly. Kelly specialises in natural light boudoir photography that will highlight your sensual features that make you you and creates a comfortable and fun environment for you to be your beautiful self. Be sure to enquire with her today!

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