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Boudoir photography is a unique and empowering experience that celebrates confidence, beauty, and self-love. At my studio in Phoenix, I try to make this experience as enjoyable and memorable as possible for my clients. Today, I’ll walk you through a typical day in the life of a client having a boudoir photoshoot at Acapello Photography Studio, from hair and makeup to the final review of their stunning images.

Morning Preparations: Hair and Makeup

The day begins with excitement and anticipation as my client arrives at the studio. The first step is introducing them to our professional hair and makeup artist, who helps them feel pampered and glamorous. Our artists are skilled in enhancing each client’s natural beauty, ensuring they feel confident and radiant in front of the camera. Whether they prefer a soft, natural look or something more dramatic, our team works closely with them to create the perfect style that complements their features and personal taste.

Choosing Outfits from the Client Closet

Next, it’s time for the client to choose their outfits. At Acapello, we have a curated client closet filled with a variety of beautiful lingerie, robes, and accessories to suit every style and body type. I encourage my clients to select pieces that make them feel comfortable and sexy, and I’m always on hand to offer guidance and suggestions. We understand that everyone has their unique style and preferences, so we ensure there’s something for everyone. Watching my clients try on different outfits and accessories, express their personality, and feel empowered is one of the most rewarding aspects of my job.

The Photoshoot with Amanda

With hair and makeup done and outfits chosen, it’s time for the main event: the photoshoot with me. I have a knack for making clients feel at ease, ensuring they feel comfortable and confident throughout the shoot. I guide them through various poses, helping them find the ones that highlight their best features and make them feel fabulous. The studio is designed to be a relaxing and inviting space, allowing my clients to feel at ease and enjoy the experience.

During the shoot, I show my clients some of the shots on my camera’s display to ensure they’re happy with how they’re turning out. This step is crucial as it allows them to see their beauty from a different perspective and make any adjustments if necessary. My goal is to capture their essence and make sure they feel good about every image taken.

Reviewing the Shots

After the photoshoot, my client has the opportunity to review the images with me. This is a chance for them to see the incredible results of their session and select their favourite shots. I help them choose the images that best capture their beauty and confidence. It’s a thrilling moment for them to see themselves in such a powerful light, and many of my clients find this part of the experience to be incredibly affirming.

Once they’ve chosen their favourite images, I design a bespoke luxury album for them. All our collections include a beautifully crafted album, ensuring they have a tangible keepsake of their boudoir experience. My eye for detail and design ensures that the album showcases their images in the most flattering and elegant way. This album serves as a lasting reminder of their beauty and confidence, something they can look back on with pride and joy.

Looking good

At Acapello Photography Studio, we prioritize our clients’ comfort and happiness throughout the entire process. From the moment they walk in, our team is dedicated to making them feel valued and celebrated. We believe that boudoir photography is not just about the images, but also about the experience of feeling empowered and beautiful. Our goal is for every client to leave the studio feeling uplifted and confident, with a set of stunning images that reflect their unique beauty.

That’s a wrap!

As my client’s day at Acapello Photography comes to an end, they leave with a newfound sense of confidence and a collection of beautiful photographs that they’ll cherish forever. The entire experience is designed to be a celebration of them, capturing their beauty in a way that’s both empowering and unforgettable. I hope that their time in the studio leaves them feeling inspired and confident, ready to embrace their beauty every day.


Do I need to bring my own outfits for the boudoir shoot?

No, you don’t need to bring your own outfits. We have a client closet with a variety of lingerie, robes, and accessories for you to choose from. However, if you have specific pieces you love and feel confident in, feel free to bring them along.

How long does the entire boudoir photoshoot process take?

The entire process, including hair and makeup, choosing outfits, the photoshoot, and reviewing the shots, typically takes around 4-5 hours. We want to ensure you have plenty of time to relax and enjoy the experience.

I’ve never done a photoshoot before. Will I know how to pose?

Absolutely! Our photographer, Amanda, will guide you through various poses and help you find the ones that best highlight your features. You don’t need any prior experience; Amanda’s expertise will ensure you look and feel fantastic.

Can I bring a friend for support during the photoshoot?

Yes, you are welcome to bring a friend for support. Having someone you trust can help you feel more comfortable and relaxed during the shoot.

What should I do to prepare for my boudoir photoshoot?

In preparation for your shoot, we recommend getting a good night’s sleep and staying hydrated. Avoid any new skincare products or treatments that might cause a reaction. Most importantly, come with an open mind and be ready to have fun and embrace your beauty!

At Acapello Photography Studio, we are dedicated to creating an empowering and enjoyable experience for every client. Whether it’s your first boudoir shoot or you’re a seasoned pro, we look forward to helping you celebrate your unique beauty.