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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 […]

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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, […]

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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” […]

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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 […]

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Your senior session is something to celebrate! You’ve worked so hard to get here, and only you know the whole journey that you’ve been on. You have a unique perspective, and one of the best places you can show that is in your wardrobe. That can be difficult, because sometimes picking out the perfect outfit […]

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“They’re just pictures!” I hear this often. Sure, it seems like all we do is give high school seniors a few photos, but it’s so much more than that…it truly is an experience. I know you’re eager to get onto the next season in your life (Hello, college! Hello, freedom!), but I hope that you […]

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What do you think of when you consider the word “luxury”? To every person, the word may have different connotations…to one, it might conjure up tropical vacations, and to another, designer clothes or a sports car. Have you ever considered what it means to have luxury portraits? Many clients believe that an amateur photographer is […]