Read These Confidence-Boosting Tips Before Your Boudoir Photo Shoot

Plus, a few unique photo ideas you'll love.

You know those bridal boudoir photo shoots we’re always raving about? Well, even though we highly recommend this pre-wedding adventure to any bride-to-be, it occurs to us that you might not be completely comfortable stripping down to your underthings in front of, well, a perfect stranger (let alone a perfect stranger with a professional camera in hand).

Sound like you? If so, have no fear for we have found a super helpful list of confidence-boosting tips that’ll put you at ease before booking your boudoir session.

From getting to know you’re photographer (they won’t be a stranger if you take time beforehand to chat with them about your comfort level and your ideas for the shoot) to bringing along familiar items like a playlist of your favorite tunes or your wedding-day jewelry, these tidbits of advice will calm any nerves you have about the whole experience.

Also included in this article are a variety of untraditional—but still sexy!—photo ideas that might pique your interest as well. Whether you want to shoot outdoors; have all of your images printed in black and white; or pose in your favorite comfy sweater instead of lingerie, there’s tons of inspiration for you to flip through.

And when you’re ready, call one of these local studios to schedule your session!

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