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Mrs. R | Fine Art Anniversary Boudoir Shoot | The Studio at Chelsea Commons

The day my husband came home from deployment when he first looked at me…there was an expression on his face like I was everything he had been looking for, I felt so beautiful and loved. It’s those days…when he really looks me in the eye and just says “DAMN” when I feel my most beautiful. […]

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Speaking with Hands | Behind the Scenes

What do I do with my hands? This is a question I hear often as a photographer. NOT just in boudoir, when I’m photographing headshots, engagements, weddings…so I promise, it’s not just you. These limbs seem to be a nervous point for all people.  But in boudoir I love using this area of nervousness to speak. […]

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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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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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Ms. S | Empowering Sultry Bespoke Botanical Boudoir Session

Women come to me for all different reasons but at the root of it – no matter how much confidence you have all of them are healing in some sort of way. Some are hurting more than others. Some struggle with confidence, some struggle to ignite the love in their relationship, and some with hurts […]

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