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Your Boudie Session Prep Guide

Everything you need to know!

Your Boudie Session Prep Guide

Everything you need to know!

Venice, Florida's First Ever Luxury Boudoir Studio | Near Sarasota, Florida | Near North Port, Florida | Near Englewood, Florida

Hey, I'm Ryley


and I own a luxury portrait studio in Venice, Florida that specializes in Boudoir Photography. From years of experience of working alongside women every single day, I have made it my life’s mission to help women on their self-love journey; to remind them of their inner and outer beauty.

Most women struggle when it comes to self image. But why? Who taught us that? Where did we learn to not love ourselves properly from? You won’t find self-love from losing a few more pounds, getting any plastic surgery, or even covering up your blemishes...


Let me remind you of your beauty.
Ryley Kvamme Boudoir Photographer in Venice, Fl

The Studio

Located on Venice Island, FL

Luxury Boudoir Studio in Venice, Fl

The Greenery Room


with its enchanting ambiance captures a darker and moodier vibe, infusing each session with a profound emotional resonance. The deep, verdant hues and the subtle interplay of shadows create an atmosphere that transcends the ordinary, fostering a connection between the space and one's innermost sentiments. It's within the embrace of this room that emotions are heightened, allowing for a more profound and transformative experience. The Greenery Room, with its rich tones and evocative aura, stands as a personal favorite—an intimate sanctuary where the intensity of the moment is magnified, making each encounter within its walls truly unforgettable.

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The Bedroom Setup


with its light and airy ambiance, serves as the perfect canvas for sessions seeking a touch of intimacy and playfulness. Bathed in soft light, this setting exudes a gentle warmth that adds a distinct charm to each photograph. The room's inviting atmosphere encourages a more relaxed and playful mood, providing a comfortable space for genuine moments to unfold. The subtle interplay of light and shadows in this setting not only enhances the visual appeal of the photos but also creates a backdrop that complements the lighthearted and intimate nature of the session. In the embrace of the bedroom setup, the art of photography becomes a delightful dance, capturing the essence of moments with a grace that is both spontaneous and endearing.

Not pictured: the mirror wall and the artifical window sets. Coming soon.
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The Day of Your Session

An (almost) exact timeline of your big day!

The Day of Your Session

An (almost) exact timeline of your big day!

Hair & Makeup

with Melissa Cook


When you arrive for your session, you’ll dive straight into Hair and Makeup! Melissa has 15+ years working a brush, and she will get you GLOWING. Your style and look are completely up to you! You can even bring reference pictures for Melissa to go off of.

Session Add-Ons - $125 each (adds 20 mins to your session)
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The Murder Robe

Available in Teal. Will be available in Black, Beige and Red soon.

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Your Session


After hair and makeup is complete, we'll jump right into your first outfit choice! If your session is the Goddess by the Sea session, then you'll get to choose one of my sets before we head to the beach. If you've booked a regular session, we'll start in front of my mirror wall.


Once you've been photographed in your first outfit choice, we'll move onto the next one! For my Goddess sessions, that'll be what you're wearing at the beach; for my regular sessions, we'll choose whichever will go best with my Greenery Room setup!


For my Goddess sessions, unless you've purchased an additional outfit, your session only comes with two. If you're in the studio with me for the entire session, your third outfit should compliment the Bedroom Set!

Lunch/Dinner or Massage


Your session has a complimentary meal or massage! Typically depends on your session time, however, if you're not up for getting a massage, you're more than welcome to the meal! As long as Kayla is available at the needed time after your session, the massage is all yours.


Your massage will take place at The Meadow in Venice, but if you decide on a meal, you'll have your choice between Made in Italy or Bushido's- both located in Venice on the Island.

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Same-Day Image Reveal & Ordering Appointment


When you come back from your little treat, you'll be able to see and choose your images!! If you've pre-paid for a collection, then the easy part is over; of course, you're welcome to upgrade if you'd like. If you haven't pre-paid for anything, then this is the time you would make any purchasing decisions from the Collections or the A La Carte Menu.


Keep in mind: any pre-session payment plan comes with access to bonus goodies to add onto your session or your ordering appointment!

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CASH BONUS


For ANY cash that is a minimum of $250 brought to your ordering appointment (or if you're on a payment plan, you can bring any cash before your session) you will receive 5% off of your order!!

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Referral Program


Love working with me?? For every new client you bring me that books a session with me & has at least a retainer fee paid for, you may receive 30% off of your next session (not one already on the books), an additional 2 edited digital images added to your session (on the books or a different one), and even more!


For those who have sent 5+ clients to me in a few months' time have even received gift cards to places like Bath & Body Works, nail salons and other places!

Referral Program


Love working with me?? For every new client you bring me that books a session with me & has at least a retainer fee paid for, you may receive 30% off of your next session (not one already on the books), an additional 2 edited digital images added to your session (on the books or a different one), and even more!


For those who have sent 5+ clients to me in a few months' time have even received gift cards to places like Bath & Body Works, nail salons and other places!

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Pre-Session Wardrobe Consultation


So, we've already had your phone consultation; that just goes over the basics and how to get you booked. Now is the fun part!


2 weeks prior to your session, you can come to the studio, or we can Zoom, or we have another phone call (whichever is easiest), and we'll pick out what looks best on you and what looks best with the studio. This consultation is completely complimentary and will be very quick and easy on you!


Where to Shop


I always recommend going to a store in-person if possible, but I also understand that online is just so much more convenient for most. So, I'll a list my favorite places both in-store and online!

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Online


www.hipsandcurves.com

www.trueandco.com

www.amazon.com

www.honeybirdette.com

www.savagex.com

www.yandy.com

www.adoreme.com

www.agentprovocateur.com

In-Store


Victoria's Secret

Aeri

Target

Intimissimi

Sea Cup and Up


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Your Session Price


To book a Goddess by the Sea Session or a Luxury Boudoir Session with me, there is a non-refundable retainer fee of $490. For couples, there is a $690 nonrefundable retainer fee. For the Goddess by the Sea session, your $490 will go towards the total of $990. For a Luxury Boudoir Session, solo or couples, your retainer will go towards a collection of your choice.

**For couples sessions only: my studio space is designed for solo sessions only. At this time, I only work with couples in Airbnb's/hotels or in their own homes. This retainer fee does NOT go towards an Airbnb/hotel room. That is separate.**


Whichever route you go, this nonrefundable retainer includes the following:

✨ Pre-session wardrobe consultation (typically 2 weeks prior to session)

✨ Shooting time in-studio and/or on the beach (up to 60 minutes total)

✨ The R.H.L Makeover

✨ 3 Wardrobe looks (but please bring 5-6 options)

✨ Complimentary meal or massage (or couples massage)

✨ Same-day image reveal and boutique ordering appointment

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The Collections


These Four Collections have it all: digital images, gorgeous products, & credit towards the A La Carte Menu. To see all of the details, including payment plan information, please click the buttons below.

The Collections


These Four Collections have it all: digital images, gorgeous products, & credit towards the A La Carte Menu. To see all of the details, including payment plan information, please click the buttons below.

Tease - $790


- 2-image folio book

- 10 edited images

- $100 product credit

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Blush - $990


- 3x3 Mini Accordion Book | 10 images

- 2-image Folio Book

- 10 digital images

- $200 product credit

- may add images for $100 each

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Flirt (most popular) - $1,190

- 8x8 layflat book with vegan leather or velvet cover | 20 images

- 20 digitals included

- $300 product credit

- may add images for $75.00 each

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Pinup - $1,490


- Luxury 8x8 layflat album with vegan leather, velvet or acrylic cover | 30 images

- 2-image folio

- Images in album as digitals

- $400 product credit

- Album upgrades start at $100

- additional images $50 ea.

- 20% off of total above print credit

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Digital Collections


All Digital Images - $1,290

30 Digitals - $1,190 / additional images $125 per image
20 Digitals - $990 / additional images $150 per image
10 Digitals - $790 / additional images $175 per image
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The A La Carte Menu


Please note that these products do not come with the digital images. Digital Images must be purchased separately.

The A La Carte Menu


Please note that these products do not come with the digital images. Digital Images must be purchased separately.

CANVAS (LEATHER), METAL PRINTS, OR REGULAR PRINTS (GLOSS, METALLIC, OR MATTE)


Canvas | 11x14 $500 | 16x24 $800 | 20x30 $1,100 | 24x36 $1,500 | 30x40 $2,000
Metal | 11x14 $800 | 16x24 $1,100 | 20x30 $1,500 | 24x36 $2,000 | 30x40 $2,700
Matted Print | 11x14 $250 | 16x24 $500 | 20x30 $800 | 24x36 $1,100 | 30x40 $1,600
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Digital Images- $300 each

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ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS


8x8 Album (20 images / digitals not included) - $1,500

Folio Box (Ten 5x7 matte prints) - $1,500
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ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR PRINT CREDIT ONLY


Folio Box (Ten 5x7 matte prints) - $1,500

2 Image Folio (avail. in different covers) - $500
Diamond Block - $500
Personal Peep Show (10 images) - $400 / additional 5 images $300
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Two Questionnaires

My questionnaires are super important because there's just so much to remember in a boudoir session and I want to personalize this experience as much as possible for you, while also making sure you feel safe and heard! My questionnaire will ask you things like how comfortable you are with nudity, if you're going to be okay with me posting photos or not, etc.


When your session is completed, you'll receive another questionnaire 24-48 hours later asking you about your experience and any feedback you can give me! This is THE best way for me to continue to grow my business and empower as many women as possible.

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What to Bring

This part is easy! Anything you're going to feel comfortable in and any props you'd like to be photographed in/with: necklaces, a football, etc. If you're having a couples' session, for men, please bring: a pair of nice, fitted slacks or jeans, a nice pair of briefs with a thick waistband, a plain fitted t-shirt or button up shirt, and anything else you may feel confident in. I try to keep this part simple because it's our job to make you feel confident and sexy without all of the extra "fluff".


I will provide a light snack and beverage, but if you need more, I highly encourage you bring more! We can always touch up your lipstick- we cannot have you feeling lightheaded or unwell during our time together.

The Night Before Your Session


  • Wash your hair and do NOT add any product after
  • Gently wash your face
  • Pack all items and accessories
  • Drink water before bed (hydrated body = glowing skin!)
  • If you have kids and can get someone to watch them during your session, drop them off the night before (for morning sessions). This avoids being late!

4 weeks prior..

  • avoid new tattoos & piercings
  • avoid large hair cuts and drastic color changing until after session

2 weeks prior..

  • avoid spray tans and tanning as much as possible
  • check how your pre-session payment plan is going (if you have one). Are you paid in full?

3 days prior..

  • drink at least 4 liters of water per day to get that glowing skin
  • avoid alcohol and recreational drug use (this can dry out your skin and cause additional blemishes)
  • shave/wax your body and start applying moisturizer all over
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The Day of Your Session!

The Day of Your Session!

The Big Day!


Are you excited yet?


  • Have at least one glass of water when you wakeup
  • Have a healthy, filling breakfast (but nothing to slow you down!)
  • Do NOT wear a bra, or anything tight, leading up to your session; during your photos is completely fine ;)
  • Wear loose fitting clothing to avoid bloating and skin marks/irritation
  • Double check that you have everything
  • Leave early, and please take your time on your drive.
  • Blast your favorite tunes to get you pumped!!