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Mrs. S | Crossfitter Inspired Strong Woman Boudoir | Virginia Beauty Portrait Photographer

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. – George Bernard Shaw I get women in my studio for so many different reasons and all of them make me smile. How I came to photograph this lovely lady is cute. A recommendation from a past bride that led to a recommendation from a friend […]

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What is Body Image? | Hampton Roads Body Confidence Coach

As we dive into this journey for body love and positivity I think it’s important to really hone in on how IMPORTANT this work is. I thought I knew what body image was before I began this journey. I assumed it was all about how I saw myself. But it’s so much more than that. […]

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Mrs. R | Boho Boudoir | The Truly Retreat – Truly Enough

Kamesha has always wanted to have a boudoir session. But she’d never booked one because she hadn’t found an artist she felt would give her the experience she was looking for. That is, until she came across Yours Truly Portraiture. “Tianna is, by a far margin, the most talented and professional boudoir photographer I’ve EVER […]

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Thin or Happy | Think Happy, Be Happy

Thin or happy? Well…I should probably start by saying that my asking this question is not suggesting you can’t have both. BUT I do believe that we as people have this idea in our heads that: THIN = Happy And friend, that’s simply not true. I know plenty of thin people who aren’t happy. And I know […]

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Bare Beauty: Should You Go Au Natural for Your Boudoir Session? | Lifestyle Nude Inspired Boudoir Photo Shoot

One of the big decisions you make when planning your boudoir shoot is what to wear. There are truly so many options, depending on the look you’re going for. From lingerie, to your wedding dress, to your husband’s favorite T-shirt, there’s no shortage of possibilities for your session. However, there’s one option that every woman […]

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You Are Enough: Unlock Your Potential with Confidence Coaching

I’ve been shooting boudoir for my clients for 8 years now, and I am still constantly amazed by what a transformational experience it is for them. Often, women come into the studio feeling nervous about being vulnerable in front of the camera—sometimes even insecure in their skin. But throughout the course of the experience, as […]

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