Here you’ll find a list of our most frequently asked questions when it comes to boudoir photography. Don’t see your question answered here? Contact Us to get an answer!
Will my images be shown on your website or on social media?
Your images will never (EVER!) be posted online without your ok. After your shoot we’ll show you the images that we’re interested in posting and you can say yes or no. We’re totally cool either way! There won’t be any pressure to share your personal images anywhere.
How do I choose my outfits?
Choose outfits that make you feel sexy and comfortable. Whether you prefer bra and panty sets, boy shorts and a sweater or garters and a bustier, pick outfits that you love, in colours that are flattering and make sure that they fit you properly! Once you book your shoot and pay your deposit, you’ll receive an email outlining all the details on how to prepare for your shoot and wardrobe ideas.
What about hair and makeup, do I do it myself?
Professional makeup application is included in every full priced session. We’ll make you up with a gorgeous “Boudoir” style soft smokey eye and glossy nude lip and make you look like a sexy and glammed up version of yourself! Hair is an add-on option for your session, if you choose to add on hair then we’ll style your hair in big Victoria’s Secret waves to finish your look. If you choose to do you own hair then please come with your hair fully styled before the shoot.
How do I prepare for my shoot?
After your contract is signed and your session is secured, we send out a very detailed set of emails with information on how to prepare, what to bring, and how to pose! This way we ensure that you get all of the info you need to make your shoot spectacular!
Can I bring a friend to the shoot?
As our studio space is quite cozy and we prefer a one on one experience with each of our clients, therefore we do ask that you do not bring any friends along.
I’m ready to book a shoot, what’s next?
Choose your preferred package on the “Pricing” page and then hit “Request a quote” at the bottom of the page. You’ll be taken to our contact page to fill out your info and then or studio manager Kelly will be in touch to get you booked in for your shoot. A $250 deposit is due when you sign your contract and we take all major credit cards and email transfers.
If I am late will I still get my full shooting time?
We strongly encourage you to be on time, because we may not be able to accommodate you if you’re late. We book several clients per day and our scheduling is based on every client being on time and shooting for their chosen package. If you’re late then it will cut into your shooting time, as we have to be ready for our next client at her scheduled time.
If I can’t make my shoot date, can I reschedule?
Absolutely. We require a minimum of 14 days notice to reschedule a shoot. If you contact us to reschedule less than 14 days before your shoot, you forget about your appointment or you reschedule more than twice, your retainer is not transferable and we charge a rescheduling fee. When you sign your contract, we block off those hours to work with you, thus turning away people interested in shooting that day and time.
What is your refund policy?
Due to the custom nature of photography, the session price and any products ordered are non-refundable. You have final say on the retouching and any custom album design and nothing goes to print without your approval.
Where do the shoots take place?
In Vancouver, shoots are done (by appointment only) at our studio in Gastown, located at #502 – 119 W Pender Street, Vancouver BC Canada
Do I need to know posing?
No! We will help you with every pose from head to toe including where to look and facial expressions. Every women you see on our instagram and boudoir gallery online are everyday women just like yourself with no prior modeling or posing experience!
Do you share my images?
Every clients signs a model release so we know the level of privacy you prefer. Keeping them 100% private is an option! We will respect your privacy if you'd like images to stay private.
What if the thought of being in front of the camera makes me nervous?
We work with everyday women just like you! Everyone is nervous to start so don't worry. After hair and makeup you will feel beautiful and confident. We give fool proof instructions for the camera. As we go from pose to pose, you will start having fun and forget about the nerves!
Are my photos Edited? What if I break out or have scars/stretch marks?
Every image will go through a professional magazine edit so you don’t need to worry about any imperfections! We will make sure your final images still look like you with a polished and flawless edit.
I'm not a size 4 or 6. Can you flatter all women?
Yes! With our expertise in posing, lighting and the lingerie we suggest, we are confident in offering our services to ladies of all shapes and sizes. You could be a size 2 or 22. Size doesn't matter! This experience is for any everyday woman to feel like a beautiful goddess!
Do you provide outfits?
We will send you a lingerie guide so you can bring items that suit your tastes. We will give you many ideas and talk about what types of things to bring! We also have a lingerie closet with items to complete your look.
What if I don't know how to do my own makeup?
Professional makeup (including false lashes) and hair styling is included in every session. We’ve got ya covered!
Where is the studio located?
Our studio is located in the Lakeview/Lincoln Park area and we have a parking spot in back for our clients.
When do you schedule shoots? We take shoots at 9am or 1pm Monday-Saturday.
How long does the shoot take? Plan on being at the studio for up to 3 hours with hair and makeup.
How do I place my order?
We will schedule a time 7-10 days from your shoot to come back for your reveal and ordering session. We offer same day reveals for rushed orders or out of town clients and we are flexible scheduling reveals. We often do after work reveals for our clients' convenience.
What is the Turnaround time?
Clients need to book 6-8 weeks prior to needing their finished order preferably. If you need your order rushed, please contact the studio and we will let you know if we can squeeze you in and meet your timeline.
Can I bring someone to the shoot? You are welcome to bring a female guest. We ask that you inform us of the guest before the shoot and please limit to one person. They may wait in the studio office during your session but can hang out with us while we get you ready!
How do I know what to bring? We will send a prep guide and lingerie guide so you’ll know exactly what to bring!
Will I be over-the-moon happy with how gorgeous my photos turn out? ABSOLUTELY AND SO WILL WE! There's no obligation to buy your photos after the shoot and we keep them on file for 30 days.