Deciding to book a session with a boudoir photographer is nerve-wracking and exciting. Intimate portraits can be intimidating, but asking the right questions can help you feel more comfortable and ready for the experience!
Here are a few questions you should ask your boudoir photographer to ensure you are confident and know what to expect.
Will there be guidance during the photo shoot?
If this is your first time participating in boudoir photography, it might be challenging for you to come up with poses and feel confident in front of the camera. Ask the photographer if there will be any guidance during your shoot, so you know how much to prepare ahead of time. Let the photographer know that this is your first time before the session, so they know what to expect the day of.
Will my photos be seen online or in any advertising?
The photographer must present a model release form to the client for signature to get permission to use photos, but how many times have we signed without fully reading through a document? If you want to ensure your photos are not used for publication purposes, ask your boudoir photographer for verbal confirmation, so you both are on the same page.
Why do your clients choose you over other photographers?
Give the photographer a chance to explain their credentials and experience. Finding out their mission and what makes them special and stand out from the rest will help you determine if they are the right fit for you!
What are your turnaround times?
All photographers are different regarding their workloads, schedules, and editing processes. If you are getting boudoir photos taken for a special event or anniversary, you probably will want your photos in time for those occasions. It’s a good idea to ask how long you can expect to wait after your session is done to see your images, as well as how long it will take to receive your album after the order is placed. Most boudoir photographers book out months in advance, so inquire how long the entire process will take.
Communication is key in any relationship, including the one between you and your boudoir photographer. Ask all your burning questions before your session to guarantee a stress-free experience.
At The Pouting Room, our goal is to make our clients feel comfortable and confident before, during, and after the session. Boudoir photography is a great way to get out of your comfort zone and boost your self-esteem!
Contact us at (508)748-0870 to learn more about our services. Our website is also a great resource for learning more about what to expect from your session.