Monday, March 3, 2014

Boudoir Shoot!

The days leading up to my Boudoir shoot yesterday, I was excited!  But then yesterday came, and I'll be honest... a little fear began to creep in.

I was afraid I would hate every photo.  I was afraid that at the end of the shoot, I would hate my body.

I got there a little early and had my hair and makeup started.  The girl who did it was amazing and so nice.  We talked and she made me feel so comfortable.  I did curly hair and dramatic makeup.  It was fun to get all dolled up, I got the girl's number so that she can do my birthday hair and makeup!

Dressing room selfie as I waited between outfit changes

The photo shoots themselves were a lot of fun.  Afterward I got to go through the photos and choose "Maybes" and "Nos" to narrow my choices.

I had 23 maybes!

Then I narrowed it to 9.  geez.... 

And finally got it down to 4.  I got 1 free edited photo, and chose to take the other 3 unedited so that I didn't have to pay crazy amounts for them.

I haven't decided yet if I will post them.  They're very tasteful and don't show much skin at all.  They'll be back in 3 weeks.  If it would offend any of you for me to post them, please let me know that!  I value your input and feedback!
 
 

8 comments:

  1. wow the selfie looks amazing...

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  2. Okay… I have always wanted to do this for John. I love that you had an amazing experience! You look absolutely stunning. I can see why you didn't want to sleep on your hair and mess it up!

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  3. Are you kidding?! Post away! I've also always wanted to do a set, but have always been too scaredy cat afraid! You look gorgeous!

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  4. I love your hair! You're looking great! Keep up the good work!

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  5. You better share them! You are stepping out of your comfort zone and embracing your whole self. It's beautiful!!!

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  6. I would LOVE to see them and I've also thought about doing something like this. Great to hear that you had such a good experience!

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  7. I would LOVE to see them! I want to do a shoot like that but I am totally scared.

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