+ How much is it
Great question! Let me send you over to my pricing page where you can get more info on the cost of the shoot!
+ Can I bring a friend?
Of course! Or a family member! Bring your local lollipop lady if you like! Whoever you feel might be encouraging whilst you’re having your shoot done. I allow one additional person during the shoot and I do require they adhere to a couple of rules:
- Positive vibes only! “That bra doesn’t fit right” or “I don’t think your husband is going to like that pose” are examples of things that will most likely knock your confidence. If you’re happy, I’m happy. And whilst I appreciate your cheerleader’s opinion matters to you (and can also be very valid), it can sometimes be unhelpful and distracting.
- Whilst their encouragement and positive energy is so, so welcome, I ask that they don’t get involved with posing direction. It can cause confusion and slow down the flow of the shoot.
Also, think about how you may feel wearing lingerie around the person you may invite along. Will it make you feel weird carrying out sexy poses in front of them? You may find it easier being sassy in front of someone you don’t know as well (me!) vs a life long friend who may never have seen you on all fours in your underwear before haha With this in mind I would strongly consider doing the shoot on your own. However, if you’re insistent on having someone in the room, tell them to bring their pom-poms for cheerleading duty haha.
Or, why not get your friend in on the action too?! I can give them a referral discount if they’re interested. Contact me to learn more.
+ Can I bring my partner?
On this occasion, I’m going to say that unfortunately, I don’t allow partners to be present during the shoot. However, I’m happy to meet them and they can come along to the consultation and even on the day of the shoot, but I, unfortunately, don’t allow them to be present in the room when we’re shooting.
From my experience when anyone else is in the room (partner/mum/sis etc) the subject doesn’t fully engage/give herself to the shoot. Because now there are 2/3 people watching you. It’s intimidating, especially if you’ve never done it before. No matter how well you know someone, I promise you it’s the same thing. You get self-conscious. I’ve seen it loads before. So ultimately you don’t get the best photos!
+ How should I prepare for a shoot?
Great question, sunshine! After we have our consultation I’ll send you over a pdf detailing exactly what you need to do leading up to your day in front of camera. Oh man, it’s so exciting. Your stomach is probably turning at this point but trust me, it’s the most fun you’ll ever have! Check Testimonials to hear what others before you have said.
+ You’re a guy?!
Yeah, sorry to break it to you. I am. It was hard for my parents to accept too! Haha.
I will say now that having a male photographer isn’t for everyone and I’m totally okay with that. As much as I try, unfortunately, I can’t please everyone. Hopefully, the testimonials and photos do enough of the talking on my behalf as far as my integrity is concerned. If that’s not enough to dispel any fears over a male photographer, schedule a call with me and follow your famous female intuition.
You won’t be disappointed. I’m a hoot! Or at least that’s what my mother says 😊
+ Can I bring a drink?
Not only can you bring a drink but I’ll be providing something with bubbles in too to toast your achievement! You can most definitely have a drink whilst getting your hair and makeup done but only a glass or two, as we don’t want drunk eyes in the photos, lightweight! Ha!
However, because of the nature of the shoot, I kindly request you don’t consume any alcohol prior to arrival. I totally understand it could possibly help with any nerves you may have. You may be quite fearful about the prospect of having your photo taken, but my goal is to get you to face that fear full on – to jump out of the plane for the thrill and the experience. I don’t want you to look back on the shoot and take any credit away from yourself because you only managed to do it half cut!
But after the shoot, we toast, we drink! 🍾