Mrs. H on facing her fears // Hampton Roads Boudoir Photographer

Updated: May 31

Mrs. H came to our studio fearful she wouldn't be as sexy or beautiful as other women, but let me tell you she overcame those fears and absolutely slayed her session!


At the Sarah McDaniel Studio, we work to help you feel comfortable and step into your power while you're here. We bring the light out in everyone, and can't wait to bring the light out in you.


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1) Why did you want to do a Session with Sarah McDaniel Studio?


"Well I actually wanted standard photos for my birthday. However, I could not find a photographer that had the background style that I had in mind. ( I was going for black and gold).


So, I was searching for photographers in the area and was looking at some of their work. Most local photographers were like weddings etc. I kept searching and saw Sarah's background studio (the gothic one) and was absolutely in LOVE!!!


So I emailed her and asked did she have any availability and to my surprise, she was able to get me in within a week of my bday. I asked if she could take a mini session, and she was like, "No ma'am, let us show you what you've been missing!" I then proceeded to look into boudoir a little more and saw how the picture style really would be! I was absolutely blown away, but also scared! So as a birthday present to myself, I decided to book the full-on experience!! It was WORTH It!!"


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2) What was one of your biggest fears? How did we help you with your fears?


"One of my biggest fears was that I would not look as sexy as some of the other women on the website I saw. I was nervous about showing my body in all of its' beauty and flaws. To just be so outwardly expressive to someone I have never met was crazy! I even cried when trying on one of my outfits...I was thinking there is no way this is going to be sexy...BUT IT WAS!! I WAS and I AM!!


Sarah and Chelsea were like my best friends hanging out and shopping with me! Sarah was so understanding and supportive! As we were shooting the photos, I got to see some of them on the camera and Sarah was definitely hyping me up! They both respect your space and your body!"


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3) What studio did you choose, and why?


"Gothic studio. I chose it because I wanted to go with gold and black. This was initially for my birthday and I had a black tutu and a gold crown. This studio was beautiful and it's full of REAL candles!!"


We LOVE the Gothic Studio! But we also have a greenhouse and the bohemian studio that you can choose from to get the vibe you're going for!



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4) What was your favorite part of your session?


"The favorite parts of my session (I have two) was the makeup experience and the photo/ordering session. I loved being pampered and I looked STUNNING!!


I enjoyed seeing my photos and seeing how actually beautiful and confident I felt. To actually see that side that doesn't get shown often was amazing! I couldn't decide on which photos I wanted...I wanted them ALL!! haha"



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5) What would you say to someone that was interested in doing a session with us?


"I would say don't think twice about it! Do it for YOU!! Live for the moment, get it done! The wall art is GLORIOUS! I can look at this sexy body everyday before I go about my day! I feel more confident! This was a game changer for me and I'm sure it would be a game changer for you too! Treat yourself! Adore yourself!"


Your session at the Sarah McDaniel Studio is all about YOU and celebrating YOU! We can't wait to see you in studio and get to know you!



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