Discovering the Real You: Tracey's Boudoir Experience

There’s something incredibly powerful about seeing yourself through a different lens, especially when that lens captures your beauty in ways you’ve never imagined. Discovering the real you!

I’m thrilled to share the journey of one of my fabulous clients, Tracey, who embraced the boudoir experience and found herself in the most uplifting way.

Tracey, like many women, had her share of self-doubts and insecurities. After losing ten stone, she struggled to see beyond what she perceived as imperfections. Despite her husband’s loving reassurances, she couldn’t shake off the negative self-image. That’s when she decided to take the plunge and book a boudoir shoot with me.

In the following Q&A, Tracey candidly shares her thoughts and feelings before, during, and after her boudoir session. Her words are a testament to the transformative power of boudoir photography and how it can change the way you see yourself. If you’ve ever considered a boudoir shoot but held back due to self-doubt, Tracey’s story might be the encouragement you need to take that step towards self-love and empowerment.

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Why did you book a boudoir shoot?

I’ve followed Julie on Facebook for a couple of years and have watched in awe at the beautiful images she created. I’d convinced myself they were for women with a perfect body.

I’d lost ten stone and had a far from perfect body - I only saw my faults. Bingo wings, flabby tummy and stretch marks despite my hubby telling me I had an amazing sexy new body. I just didn’t hear it or believe it. I wanted / needed Julie’s help to show me the real me.

Why did you book a session with me?

The photos I’d seen Julie take were amazing and the ladies were all so positive about their experience, I just knew I had to do mine with Julie too.

How was preparing for your shoot?

Nerve racking but amazing fun trying on and purchasing lots of sets of underwear and accessories.

On the day Julie sorted everything into order and got everything spot on.

What was your biggest fear before your shoot?

That I’d hate every photo like I have with all the pictures taken of me. I usually shout delete it. The fear I’d have no control was irrational but real for me.

Tell me about your hair and makeup

Mim put me at ease immediately- I trusted her to just do her thing. I’ve never had my hair and make up done professionally but she got it spot on. My skin looked flawless. My eyes were amazing and my lips were just perfect. I just left her to do her thing and this beautiful lady in the mirror was me.

How did it feel stepping in to the studio?

 Exciting and nervous at the same time. I took my lovely friend Mandy and we both had an amazing time with Julie. Chatter and laughter flowed but Julie remained professional at all times.

How was your shoot? Did you find my posing guidance easy?

I was so nervous of doing things wrong by the time Julie had told me what to do and where to put my body I’d totally forgotten what I was doing. Julie was amazing prompting me and showing me. My photos are amazing.

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How did it feel to see your photos?:

I was so excited and when Julie told me how many images she’d taken I thought hopefully there will be a few I like. How wrong was I. I didn’t hate any and nearly every picture made it to my “love it” pile. Again my friend Mandy came with me - her reactions were priceless. I felt so proud of my pictures.

How easy was it to choose your images?

It was easy and very hard.

Easy to love almost every picture and very hard to reject any.

Any words of wisdom to any other ladies thinking of a boudoir shoot?

Don’t put it off. You don’t need to lose weight or get fitter or any of the other cruel things you convince yourself you need to do.

Just do it. You won’t regret it. The feeling of empowerment is amazing.

Do you feel different after your shoot?

Yes I truly see the me, the sexy me that my hubby kept telling me about. I look at the images on my phone most days - it keeps everything real. I now have my Album and pictures and I love them and can’t stop looking at them. It really is me.

Will you have another boudoir shoot?

Absolutely 💯

I’m constantly looking at underwear for the next shoot.

Discovering the real you! Book a Boudoir Chat Today!

Tracey's journey is a testament to the transformative power of boudoir photography. If her story resonates with you, why not take the first step towards to discover your own inner and outer beauty? I invite you to book a boudoir chat with me, where we can discuss your dreams, your fears, and how a boudoir photoshoot can help you see yourself in a new, empowering light. Let's explore how this luxurious, confidence-boosting experience can reveal the stunning woman you truly are. Click here to schedule your chat today and begin your journey towards self-love and empowerment. You deserve it!

If is is too early to chat then come and join the ladies only Lone Barn Secrets group and chat to others who have already had a shoot with me - they'll be delighted to share their experiences with you!

Julie xx

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