Frequently Asked Questions

Photo Sessions

[thrive_toggles_group”][thrive_toggles title=”Who is your standard client?” no=”1/6″] There is no such thing as a standard client. My clients come from all walks of life and in all shapes and sizes.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”What is a Boudoir photo shoot like?” no=”2/6″] It is a fun filled three hours where you will be pampered by my makeup artist first. It is not scary and is fun first and foremost.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Do you photograph other subjects?” no=”3/6″] Yes I photograph dancers and art nudes. I am also happy to do female portraits. If you are interested in any of these projects then get in touch with me.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”What don’t you photograph?” no=”4/6″] I don’t photograph weddings or families. All my photo shoots are 18 years and over I am afraid.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Will my photographs be put up on your site for all to see?” no=”5/6″] Your photographs are private. If however you are happy for me to showcase your photographs on my site then I am more than happy to show them off.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Do you work with models?” no=”6/6″] All the time. A lot of photographs in the galleries are of models as boudoir photography can be a very private thing and not every client will want their photographs shown to strangers.[/thrive_toggles][/thrive_toggles_group]


[thrive_toggles_group”][thrive_toggles title=”Where are you based?” no=”1/13″] I have a 3,000 sq ft studio which is about 6 miles from Thame in Oxfordshire. The studio itself, is on the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire border and is just a couple of miles from the motorway. Have a look at my contact page for a map.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”How easy is it to travel to you?” no=”2/13″] If you have a look at our map you can see we are very close to the motorway. You then drive along some country roads for a couple of miles before you get to the studio. It is very easy to find.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Have you got parking?” no=”3/13″]Yes, I have plenty of car parking right outside the studio. Therefore, if you bring a lot of clothing with you then you will not need to carry it a great distance.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”What other facilities do you have?” no=”4/13″] My studio has a large make-up and changing room with full length mirrors so you can check your look before going in front of the camera. I also have coffee and tea facilities and disabled access.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Do you use props” no=”5/13″] I have a large number of props at the studio. Including a bed, sofa, a large range of throws and many different backgrounds.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Do I bring my own clothes?” no=”6/13″] Yes, you can bring whatever you wish but I can also supply some items as well. Have a look at my Preparation for your Shoot page which gives you some ideas of what to bring.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Do we shoot outside?” no=”7/13″]As I am based in the countryside then we can shoot outside – but only if you want to and only if it is a warm day.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Do I need to go nude?” no=”8/13″] No. If you want to then that is fine but you don’t have to. You might just want to wear lingerie or even a dress.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Do you check my ID?” no=”9/13″] As the work that I do is of a sensual nature then I will ask for ID to make sure that you are over 18.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”What sort of lighting do you use?” no=”10/13″] Mainly Broncolor studio lights and I usually only use one or two lights at most. For outside work then I will shoot with natural light.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Do you retouch?” no=”11/13″]Yes I use Photoshop. However, I will not make you look completely different to who you actually are. Therefore, there is no liquifying of your body to remove inches.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Do you shoot ‘on location’?” no=”12/13″] Yes I do. If you want to shoot at a hotel for example then we can look into this option. This is very dependent though on whether an outside location will let us shoot there.[/thrive_toggles] [/thrive_toggles_group]


[thrive_toggles_group”][thrive_toggles title=”I have never posed before, will you help me?” no=”1/2″] Yes, totally. Most of my clients have never posed in front of a camera before. I will give you ideas of what to do and how to do it. And usually I will show you as well.[/thrive_toggles][thrive_toggles title=”Will I just be told to ‘Smile’?” no=”2/2″] Actually no. Telling someone to smile to the camera does not actually work well. In this case we are telling a story and the poses that we do will mimic that story. [/thrive_toggles][/thrive_toggles_group]

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Evie Smith Photography specialises in boudoir photography for people of every shape, size and age.

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Find Us At

Suite 55 iCentre, Howard Way, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, MK16 9PX, UK


07775 626632


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