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A Beautiful & Much Deserved Transformation | Sweet & Sultry Fine Art Boudoir

Every session there is a transformation. Some of the transformations are bigger and more noticeable than others but each and every one makes my heart soar. When this beauty came to my studio for a consultation I KNEW we were gonna be friends. With a heart that shone through one of the biggest smiles I’ve […]

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Hair & Makeup Before & Afters | Hampton Roads Fine Art Boudoir Studio

Professional hair and makeup pampering are included in every session with Yours Truly Portraiture. I’ve had ladies ask if they HAVE to get professional styling and I promise having a pro stylist is an essential part of the experience; it will enhance your look and put you at ease. I work with some incredibly talented professionals & they know […]

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The BEST Lingerie for Your Session

More than lace vs. velvet. Or high-waisted vs. cheekies. Or bodysuits vs. corsets. When it comes to lingerie – I always start here. And I can’t say it enough. Neutrals. Neutrals. Neutrals. For our authentic, natural, feminine style of photography, I prefer to work with simple patterns, textures, and colors. Why? Because you are beautiful all on your own […]

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SHINE | Darling & Dapper & Yours Truly Portraiture | Women Empowerment Sessions

Darling & Dapper and Yours Truly Portraiture are so excited to share about something we’ve been dreaming up since the summer of 2018. When I got together with these ladies something was brewing in my heart. I so believe in the mission of Darling & Dapper, a hair and makeup studio in the heart of […]

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My Word of the Year: Rest

I love this time of year as it always brings with it so many opportunities to share love, be with family, and reflect on growth.⠀⠀ This season I’ve been thinking a lot about 2019. Last year I declared 2018 was a year to put my family first. And y’all I messily stumbled the year through that one.  […]

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Soft Caresses & Passionate Kisses | Richmond VA Couples Boudoir | Intimate Light Sessions

Love is beautiful. It’s the one thing in this world that every single human wants and strives for. I love these intimate light sessions and the opportunity to document love. Admittedly these sessions can be…daunting. Baring yourself and your love for another person in such a vulnerable way can be a bit intimidating – for both […]

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