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Bella Boudoir is located at 1800 Central, Suite 201, in the Crossroads district of beautiful downtown Kansas City. Filled with glorious natural light, my sets consist of beautiful vintage pieces full of character and charm to add texture and visual interest to your portraits. Choose from the ever-expanding selection of accessories including vintage hats, furs, hair pieces, gloves and jewelry.
Packaged to pamper, each session begins with a brief styling consultation to review your wardrobe, accessories and collaborate with our beauty experts to create the perfect look to compliment your chosen wardrobe. You will be invited to sip complimentary champagne and share in our secret stash of premium chocolates while your hair and makeup artist prepares you for the camera.
Most sessions involve between 2-3 hours of shooting which allows plenty of time to unwind and feel comfortable. While you may be experiencing a blend of excitement and anxiety, please be assured that I will guide you through each pose, capturing you from angles that will best exemplify the beautiful woman you are and yield the intimate and seductive imagery that you can treasure for a lifetime.
AFTER THE SESSION
Advanced beauty retouching is fundamental in creating the high standard of imagery that you can expect from Bella Boudoir. After your session, the best images will be selected for viewing. Each image chosen for your proofing gallery will be retouched to reflect your beauty and to minimize the appearance of any blemishes.
Within 14 days of your session, your proofs will become available to you in a scheduled, 1-hr. private proofing consultation. This consultation takes place in the Bella Boudoir Studio. Portrait selection for your included canvas display will be made at this time. No substitutions can be made.
Canvases will be ready for scheduled pick-up within 7-10 days of your proofing consultation.
Shipping is available for an additional cost and varies by destination location.
Offering only the finest products available, additional options for display include:
- Beautifully finished, custom designed albums, starting at $550.
- Wall art available in many formats from classic to modern, each ready for display, starting at $400.
- Digital Collections start at $800.
*All unordered images are purged 30 days after your session date.
Q: Who is the photographer?
A: I will personally be your photographer. I’m now almost 42 years young and a mother to three wonderful children. I also understand the blend of anxiety and excitement that accompanies the decision to give yourself this. In celebration of my 40th birthday I had my own boudoir portraits done. As a woman I can honestly say that the feeling of empowerment you gain when you rediscover your sensuality and beauty far outweighs any initial anxiety. Oh… and you will be pleased to know that I don’t bite…much.
Q: Is nudity required?
A: Audrey Hepburn once said, “There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don’t need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.” I’m a firm believer that sexy isn't always about how much you show, it's all about how you show it. Nudity is certainly not necessary and I will not push you to go further than you feel comfortable with.
Q: What do I wear?
A: Due to hygienic reasons, I cannot supply your wardrobe. Upon scheduling your session you will receive my comprehensive session guide with recommendations on styling and preparing for your intimate portrait session.
Q: I have a problem area, is there something you can do?
A: Regardless of age or body type, I specialize in offering all women an incredible opportunity to commission their own personal collection of stunning, modern boudoir portraits. My advanced posing techniques are designed to emphasize the positives and disguise problem areas.
Q: I don’t know how to pose!
A: Relax, you won’t be expected to stand in the middle of the room and perform as I click away. Each pose is carefully constructed by example and by verbal direction. Sultry expressions are coaxed and nobody says ‘cheese’ for my camera. This is what I do, trust me when I say - I do it well.
Your privacy is held in the highest regard as I believe that the portraits we create are private by their very nature. Please be assured that I will not publish the images captured at your session for marketing or purposes of self-promotion. Your images will only been seen by those necessary to produce your ordered products.
Bella Boudoir exclusively utilizes the services of professional labs to safeguard the privacy and quality of your commissioned portraits.
I would share your disappointment if it were to become necessary to cancel or postpone your session and please know that it is my goal to be flexible in my rescheduling policies however, these policies are necessary to deter casual and last-minute cancellations.
- Sessions rescheduled prior to 96 hours of your reserved session your retainer will be transferred to a new session date without penalty.
- When sessions are rescheduled within 96 hours of your reserved session an inconvenience fee of $75 will be charged to you. The inconvenience fee is due at the time of rescheduling.
- Failure to appear for reserved session results in forfeiture of paid value.
All communications regarding your reserved session must be made in writing. Email is considered an acceptable form of writing. Unacceptable forms of communication includes text messaging or messaging via social networks. Please email any correspondence regarding your sessions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
REDEEMING YOUR VOUCHER
To schedule your session please email: email@example.com or call the studio at (816)607-1267.
Please note - I do my absolute best to answer all calls received during normal business hours however, I will not be able to answer if I am in session, so please leave a message. Messages left in the evenings or on weekends will be responded to by the next business day.