Sexy Beautiful Me

HELLO GORGEOUS!

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What is boudoir?

Boudoir photography is defined at the capturing of images of a woman in an intimate environment like a bedroom. However, a boudoir photoshoot is so much more than that. It's the opportunity to remind you that you are beautiful, fierce less, beautiful, and capable of doing amazing things. It's the opportunity to see yourself in a way you've never seeing you before. To embrace and celebrate all of you. Right now.

 
You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed.
And you are beautiful.
— Amy Bloom
 
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Boudoir is for every body!

We celebrate ALL bodies from ALL ages and sizes! A boudoir photoshoot is for every body. You don’t need to lose weight. You don’t need to change your appearance. Our expert posing and lighting skills will help your natural and unique beauty shine throughout your photos. Because you are already beautiful and sexy.

 
I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.
— Lucille Ball
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WHY BOUDOIR?

❤️ To regain confidence

❤️ To embrace your body as it is right now

❤️ To celebrate a birthday or a milestone

❤️ To surprise your significant other with a gift

❤️ To “bring sexy back” into a relationship

❤️ To nurture or heal your relationship with your body

❤️ Just because you are worth it!

 
Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.
— Dorothy Thompson
 
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 Before + After

“But I'm not a model, I don't take good photos, and I don't know how to pose sexy.”

Our clients are NOT models! They are amazing women with regular jobs, families, and lives just like the rest of us and most have the same doubts you might have right now. Please know that you’ll be guided every step of the way! From what to wear, to your camera-ready makeup, and full posing coaching. We want you to rock your shoot and realize that you CAN do this!

 
 

welcome to our place!

THE STUDIO

 
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THE STUDIO

Is a bit of a drive but so worth it! At least that's what our clients say. :-) Five years ago we moved our boudoir sessions from a commercial studio into our home and our clients just love it. Our place provides a comfortable, cozy, private, and safe place for your session. You won’t have to drag your bags full of lingerie through offices or total strangers staring.

Our space is also unique! You will not have your photos taken at the same location where other photographers have access to. We’ve designed our space just for you! Working from home also gives us the flexibility to provide unique sets (like the vintage tub and shower set) that are not possible to setup at commercial locations, so you have more options than most other studios provide!

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To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself.
— Simone De Beauvoir
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What they said…

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MISS SW

I got lucky the day I came across Mya while searching for a Boudoir photographer as a wedding gift for my husband. Right away knew she was the perfect photographer for me, I felt so comfortable just talking to her before my first session. Was I nervous absolutely, she helped ease my nerves and made me feel stunning. I had such great experience and my husband absolutely loved his wedding gift. I've had 6 sessions and plan on many more.  She is amazing ladies, so what are you waiting for.

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MISS AC

Mya is amazing from the moment you walk through the door you feel nothing but welcomed into her home. She makes you feel completely at ease and explains everything. The whole experience gave a new confidence and you find yourself laughing most of the day. My pictures I had to have them all. And just trust her on the body suit she knows what she's talking about. Go in with a open mind and just trust her you will not be disappointed!

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miss tr

I absolutely LOVE doing boudoir photo shoots. They're gorgeous. I have experience in doing this but none of my experiences have been like mine at Sexy Beautiful Me. The studio is absolutely stunning. Every room gorgeous and perfect for photos, especially the outside tub. Mya, the photographer, is the perfect coach so whether this is your first time or your tenth, with her expertise your photos will be beyond sexy and beautiful…

We want our client to finally see herself through the eyes of the people who love and admire her.
 
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Who We are

Hi gorgeous!  We are Mya and Hector, husband and wife, owners of Sexy Beautiful Me LLC, professional photographers, and parents to four beautiful girls and two spoiled dogs.  "The Wife" photographs female-only sessions and styles the clients. "The Husband" it's in charge of production and business matters.

Mya

PHOTOGRAPHER + MAKEUP ARTIST

It was 2010 when I found out what boudoir photography was. It wasn’t what these photographers did what caught my attention, but WHY they did it. As I read their story on how it felt to help everyday women feel beautiful and embrace their unique beauty, I remember telling my husband that I finally found my calling. That’s what I wanted to do for the rest of my life! It’s been 8 years of the most rewarding career I’ve ever had.

Hector

PRODUCTION + BIZ MANAGER

My job is mostly behind the scenes, except for couples’ session, where I get to shoot with Mya. Before our client comes in, I make sure that the place is clean and ready for her session.  I get all the equipment ready for Mya (cameras, lighting, etc.) and I do most of the post-production and editing work. Although I won’t get to meet you, Mya and I work together to provide all of our clients with an amazing experience!

Our clients are kind, strong, survivors, givers, mothers, wives, and smart women. Sometimes too busy to take care of themselves. We help them realize they are just as beautiful on the outside, and there is no shame in embracing their unique beauty and sexiness. We remind them that beauty comes in all shapes, colors, and sizes and that our beauty transforms throughout the years but is NEVER lost. We have the best job in the world.

 
The origin of every excuse is the failure to do something.
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What you need to know…

Q: WERE IS THE STUDIO AT?

A: Our sessions take place at the photographer’s home studio in Groveland, Florida.  Groveland is in South Lake County next to Clermont. We are approximately 45 minutes from most Orlando areas, about 1 hour from most North Orlando (Seminole County), and about 1½ hours from Tampa.

Q: CAN I HAVE “SOME” PHOTOS WITH MY HUSBAND/BOYFRIEND/WIFE?

A: No. Only the lady getting photographed can be present during her session and photo selections.

Q: WHAT HAPPENS THE DAY OF MY SESSION?

A: When you come in for your session, you'll have a short consultation with Mya where we’ll she will go over your wardrobe, and talk about your session, expectations, and concerns. After your consultation, you will spend the next hour or so sitting on the makeup chair, relaxing, and getting ready for your shoot! After the makeover the fun beings. You do NOT need to worry about posing. That’s Mya’s job! You’ll be guided from head to toes, facial expressions, and more. Warning: it’s a workout! When your session ends, you will head out to lunch while she downloads your photos and get them ready for your reveal. You’ll come back about an hour later to view all your photos and make your selections.

Q: HOW LONG DOES EVERYTHING TAKES?

A: Between your initial consultation, makeup application, the actual photo session, a lunch break we take while we download your photos and get them ready for your reveal, and your photo reveal/selections, you can expect to be here for approximately 5 hours total. Please plan your day accordingly and make arrangements for after-school childcare if needed.

Q: DO PROVIDE WARDROBE?

A: No, we don’t. However, your session fee includes access to our sexy shoes and accessories collection. 

Q: WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

A:  You will receive a list of suggestions when you book an appointment. Keep it simple! You don’t need to go crazy purchasing lingerie (unless you love doing so). A few basic pieces would do. We suggest the following three looks:

  • a bra and panty set

  • a bodysuit

  • and a “wild card”. The “wild card” could be a sheet session or the vintage tub.

Q: How long does it take to get my photos ready?

A:  Depends on our queue list and the time of the year. It could take 4 to 8 weeks. We suggest you schedule your session  at least two months before any deadlines to ensure delivery by your due date. 

Q: CAN I BRING A COMPANION?

A: We don’t allow companions. You might think that it helps but it’s actually the opposite. Only the person getting photographed is allowed on premises during the entire experience include photo ordering.

Q: CAN MY FRIEND AND I BOOK A SESSION THE SAME DAY?

A:  We only take care of ONE client per day and do not book sessions back to back or group sessions.

Q: DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH MEN?

A: Not at this time.

Q: DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH PREGNANT WOMEN?

A: Yes, we do!

Q: DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH NUDES?

A: Yes, we do photograph tasteful nudes.

Q: DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH A LITTLE MORE “RISQUE” THAN WHAT’S IN YOUR PORTFOLIO?

A: We don’t photograph erotica if that’s what you mean. Please explore our website, Facebook page, and everywhere you can find our work to have an idea of what to expect.

Q: CAN I KEEP MY PHOTOS PRIVATE?

A: Absolutely! Your privacy is very important to us. All the ladies you see on our website gave me permission to share their photos. Unless you give us written permission, we will NOT share your photos.

Q: I HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO POSE. CAN YOU HELP ME?

A: Absolutely! Don’t worry about posing. That’s our job! From facial expressions to body posture, you will be guided down to your fingertips on how to look your best.  

Q: DO YOU RETOUCH THE PHOTOS?

A:  We remove temporary skin blemishes likes pimples and bruises and do a light skin enhancement technique that will minimize the appearance of pores, stretch marks and such. Extensive editing including tan lines and skin discoloration is NOT included with standard editing. We will NOT change your body shape or your size. Mya’s expertise and years of experience posing woman and with proper fitted wardrobe we guarantee you’ll look your best and slay your shoot!

Q: SHOULD I TAN BEFORE MY SESSION?

A: NO! Tanning tends to look orange and red in photos. Natural skin tones photograph best no matter who pale the skin is. Even out skin tones is NOT included with our standard editing.

Q: which nail polish COLOR DO YOU RECOMMEND?

A: Any color that it makes you look beautiful and sexy! You don’t even have to paint your nails if you don’t want BUT your hands will be in focus throughout your session. Make sure they are clean and nicely manicured.

Q: SHOULD I GET A PEDICURE?

A: It’s not really necessary since your feet are not in focus BUT make sure you don’t have chipped nail polish and that your toe nails are clean.

Q: HOW SHOULD I PREPARE FOR MY SESSION/what should I bring?

A: You will receive a detailed confirmation email after you make your appointment with ALL those details.

 
Feeling confident, being comfortable in your skin that’s what really makes you beautiful.
— Bobbi Brown
 
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Join our tribe!

Unlike other photography services, a boudoir session is an intimate experience. Many of our clients clients follow our work for a long time before they booked their session. Before you come in for your session, we think it’s very important that you get to know your photographer, read about previous client’s experiences, become familiar with the experience and what to expect when it’s finally your turn.

That’s why we created a private, ladies-only Facebook Group. Our VIP lounge is a safe place to explore the possibility of a session but it’s also so much more. When you become a member, you’ll be part of an amazing supportive community of women who are ready and willing to guide you through the process.

 
If we wait until we are ready,
we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.
 
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Let’s Chat!

TEXT

Our emails are often sent to junk folder, therefore, the best way to get a hold of us is via text. Send Mya a text to 407-325-3229 with your questions or request a call and she’ll get back to you as soon as she can.

EMAIL

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