Preparing For Your Shoot Now that you’ve booked your Hotel Boudoir session, here are some useful tips to follow that will have you ready for your shoot.
Four Weeks Before Your Session “Get inspired”
It’s never too early to start planning for your Hotel Boudoir photo session.
-Determine if you'd like to add on Professional Makeup+Hair services before your shoot. If so let us know ahead of time so we can schedule appropriately before your shoot
-Start by creating a private Pinterest board with a minimum of 25 to 30 images that inspire you for your boudoir photo shoot and then share it with us. You can begin by visiting our Pinterest Page to get you on your way
-Based off the look and styles you're going for select 3 to 4 outfits
-Think about accessories like pearls, long necklaces, earrings, blindfold, stockings, high heels, silk tie or scarves, and/or anything else from your top or bottom drawer
-Remove all tags and labels from your lingerie
-Think of a playlist that will be upbeat or moody for your shoot (Even if it's just a particular artist or a few songs to create a playlist) We use Spotify so we've got you covered
Four Days Before "Time to get ready"
-Have your hair cut, colored and trimmed if needed
-Shape and groom your eyebrows
-If you wax, do so three days before your shoot
-Have your nails done. manicure/pedicure (Bad nails or no nails? Pick up some press-on nails)
-Hydrate, Drink plenty of water for best skin and lower your sodium intake to keep from retaining water
-Minimal Sun/UV Exposure – a base tan looks nice in photo’s, but red skin doesn't
The Day Before "Rest, relax and be prepared"
-Double check everything you’re bringing to your shoot: Lingerie, jewelry, heels, hose, props & accessories (something of his)
-Shave and moisturize
-Get a good night’s rest
The Day of Your Photo Shoot "Let the fun begin"
-Wear loose-fitting clothing to your session to avoid line markings on your skin (no tight clothing/socks)
-Eat something light but filling before heading to your shoot
-If you’re having your hair/makeup done at Hotel Boudoir, come with a clean face and clean dry hair
-Have your final Hotel Boudoir Session payment ready (check, credit card, or cash)
-Arrive a few minutes early to give yourself time to unpack and settle in
-Finally!- Relax and have fun! We'll teach you everything you need to know with a variety of poses, facial expressions and angles while capturing YOU!
“View & Order Session”
Approximately two weeks after your photo session, you will come back to view your edited photos. Select your favorites and order from a list of our packages. And if you’re like many of our clients, you’ll already be looking forward to your next Hotel Boudoir session! If you have ANY questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you!