read post »

When a client first books a boudoir session, they are sometimes unsure, or they are very excited about a long-awaited day of pampering. But then, something happens that can send the whole thing awry…the ugly monster of comparison. Whether it’s because you started paging through beauty magazines for inspiration, or combing the endless scrolling of […]

read post »

Sometimes, when we meet a new client, I can sense their apprehension. It is nerve-racking to step into a new place that isn’t familiar, and to step (vulnerable) in front of a lens is a true act of courage for some people. I admire it. I wish I could make everyone perfectly comfortable right away, […]

read post »

Often, when a woman comes into my studio to discuss a boudoir session or they show up for their schedule shoot, she says something like, “Oh, I wish I had done this sooner!” We understand. It’s hard to set aside time and invest in yourself, and even moreso with boudoir shoots that can feel “frivolous” […]

read post »

Professional makeup is part of many of our sessions here at Maggie Mae Photography. It offers clients the opportunity to look and feel their best, and gives that added boost of confidence. In the unique lighting of a studio environment, professional makeup is really a necessity, because of the way the light brings out any […]

read post »

It’s a bit of a misconception that you must be nude for a successful boudoir session. While classy nude photos can certainly be beautiful, it’s also important to know that your lingerie can be a really special part of a session, as well. There are many classy and sexy options for a boudoir session, and […]

read post »

As a luxury boudoir photographer, I have heard just about every misconception imaginable. Some clients come in nervously, or call me with timid apprehension, wondering what boudoir is all about, and how to book their own session. I have photographed many different genres over the years, and each type is very special to me. But […]