SHOW YOURSELF SOME LOVE
THE CREATION PROCESS
We begin with an obligation free consultation in our studio so you can ask questions, have a look around, check out some of our gorgeous print samples, our exclusive client wardrobe and most importantly decide if you would be comfortable working with me.
At the same time, I get to learn all about what inspired you to book a session.
We’ll also talk about your wardrobe preferences as well as how you’d like to display your images.
It’s perfectly OK not to have any ideas, as I am overflowing with them. Pricing is discussed in detail at this point while we look at samples (albums, folio boxes etc) so you can see and hold them in person. Again, 10-15 minute consultation is all complementary and obligation free.
THE MAIN EVENT
Your session day. Sessions take place in our Professional Studio in Launceston, all you need to do is arrive fresh-faced (if you choose to include complimentary professional hair and makeup) with your hair washed the day before, remember to eat something, drink plenty of water and trust in the process, we’ve got you!
I coach and mentor you through your entire session.
Your experience includes:
● up to 90 minutes session time
● up to 3 outfit changes with access to our exclusive client wardrobe
● Gallery preparation and signature image editing
● one same-day reveal and ordering appointment to select any images or products you might like.
All of this is delivered with your absolute privacy and confidentiality, I will only share images from your session with your explicit consent. The session fee/retainer is 250 including complimentary professional Hair and Makeup.
SAME DAY EDITING
Directly after your session we break for 90 minutes (a great opportunity to grab some lunch) and your images go through their first round of editing (soft proofed). I edit in stages so you can view your Gallery and place your order the same day as your session.
VIEWING THE IMAGES AND GETTING CREATIVE
This is the best bit, where you can see the results and we get creative! We will watch a slideshow of your Gallery, and then narrow your images down to your favourites.
There’s no ‘selling’ from me, I’m simply your creative collaborator and I want more than anything for you to love your images. We will work together to create stunning, heirloom artwork that will be enjoyed for years to come. For presentation, you might prefer an album, oak display box, leather envelope, statement wall art or a handful of smaller prints. It’s up to you.
Our collections are available from 1200 or 26.49 per fortnight on 24 months interest-free with Payright (subject to approval).
Cash, Card, Afterpay and Pre & Post session short term Layby are also available, ask us about interest-free terms when booking if these are of interest and we can set up a pre-approval.
I then lovingly retouch and colour correct each individual image that has been chosen to go to print, one by one, sometimes adding some magical little touches along the way, and order each piece of artwork from my trusted suppliers.
I’m confident of providing images you adore but there is no obligation to purchase. Only invest in products and images you absolutely love!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is "Intimate Lifestyle" and "Boudoir" Photography?
Intimate Lifestyle Photography is un-posed in nature and aims to capture people in intimate scenarios that are considered regular for them, we offer these sessions for couples also!
Why would I need a session?
Our clients each have their own reason for choosing us and we are honoured to be included in their journey regardless of the reason. Our sessions have been created as a way to nourish feelings of self-love and empowerment. We understand the idea of an Intimate Portrait Session can be both exciting and terrifying so we are there to give you handy tips and advice leading up to your session and throughout your session we are right beside you demonstrating poses and evoking emotion so we can deliver beautiful art to you! All we ask is that you trust the process, relax and have fun. We take care of the rest!
How long will my session last?
Sessions generally range from 1 - 2 hours. If you're including professional Hair and Make-up in your session this can take an additional 1-2 hours.
Will I be nude?
You can wear whatever makes you feel most sensual, if that's nude then we love to get creative with implied nudity during our sessions (illusion of nudity) or nude. If lingerie is what works for you that's fantastic too!
What should I do to prepare for the session?
1. Drink plenty of water, exfoliate and moisturize leading up to your session (including exfoliating lips) for beautiful dewy skin
What's included in my Session Fee?
Our session fee/retainer reserves your date and time as well as complimentary professional hair and make-up (or $150 product credit), any preparation for your session, access to our exclusive client wardrobe with sizes 6-26, coaching and demonstrating throughout your session, signature image editing of your Gallery and one reveal and order appointment to place your product order.
Should I tan before my session?
Short answer. No. Please.
Should I wax before my session?
If waxing isn't your thing, I wouldn't recommend doing it for your session.
I want to get a new tattoo, how long should I wait to have my session?
Please ask your Tattooist what they recommend for an accurate timeframe for the work you're getting done. We recommend at least 3-4 weeks as a good rule of thumb to ensure your skin has healed.
Can you Photoshop me?
We retouch all our sessions to include light smoothing, reduce redness, remove blemishes etc.
Can I bring a friend?
If having a friend close by is going to make you more comfortable, we encourage you to do so. Our policy is not to have friends with us in the room during your session to help keep the focus and experience about you however we can leave a door open and have your friend in the next room. We want you to be comfortable.
Where will my session be held?
Sessions generally happen in our Launceston based studio. Alternate locations are available by request and we sometimes run themed limited edition sessions that can be run outdoors or at different locations.
How will I know what to do?
You don't need to know what to do, at all! that's what I'm here for I walk you through posing right down to the tips of your toes including coaching on facial expression for that perfect sultry look! I also demonstrate and show you how to move and where to look. I just ask that you have faith in the process, take a deep breath and follow my lead, we've got this!
How many outfit changes can I have?
We recommend between 3-4 outfits for a session and sessions include 3 outfit changes (4 outfits in total). We have an exclusive client wardrobe (size 6-26) with accessories that you are welcome to include in your session.
I don't wear ultra sexy lingerie, what other options do I have?
Whatever makes you feel your best and that you're comfortable in. Some clients choose to wear a sports jersey, CK underwear, oversized tshirt or shirt etc. A good thing to look for when choosing your outfits is texture, we recommend having a couple of options i.e lace, velvet, silk, knit, leather, cotton. It's a great way to add depth to your images.
Do you have options to shoot outdoors?
We often have seasonal outdoor sessions available. If you're interested in an outdoor session, please let us know! There may be different options available depending on the time of year.
What kind of products do you have?
We aren't humble when it comes to the products we offer. Our products have been hand selected over years to be of the highest quality, printed with archival ink to last a lifetime.
How many people will be in the room with me?
Your Photographer and possibly one assistant. Both your Photographer and any assistant helping with the session will be female. If this is of any concern to you, please let us know prior to your session date, we're happy to work with individual requests wherever possible.
Do my photos have to go on Social Media and Online?
Absolutely not. If you want to share them we are always happy (ecstatic even!) to receive permission to do this, it's great for potential clients to see a variety of previous clients who have experienced a session with us. Your session fee/retainer covers complete privacy and confidentiality, your images will only be shared if you choose to give consent once you've viewed your Gallery. Many of our clients choose to keep their images private, it's completely up to you.
What investment options do you have?
We have a creation fee of (250) that includes your initial consult, up to 90 minutes session time in studio, complimentary professional hair and make-up, access to our exclusive client closet of lingerie items, signature editing of your Gallery and one reveal and order appointment for you to select any personalised luxury art you like. Image collections start at 1200 and we have payment plans available from 26.49 per fortnight through Payright (subject to approval).
Boudoir Photographer, Tamika McCall