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I cannot believe all that 2014 has brought me and my small business.

If you had told me that I would be operating the only exclusive boudoir studio in Virginia Beach then I would have looked at you like you were crazy.

In my personal life, this year has been filled with ups and downs. My husband had gone through so much in the Navy and I spent the majority of the year planning to move my business or close up shop because we would be moving.

However, life has other plans for us!

In 2014 we:

Photographed almost 100 ladies (and a few men!)

Moved into our Virginia Beach Boudoir Studio!!!

Hit our sales goal for the year.

Expanded our knowledge by attending on killer workshop.

AND I traveled out of the country for the very first time for the aforementioned workshop!

Began mentoring some amazing photographers looking to start or expand their boudoir business.

Most importantly, I learned even more about myself this year than I ever thought possible. As I sit here and type this I am overwhelmed with emotions. I cannot begin to express how happy I am with my life, no matter what craziness seems to accompany it at times! I decided last year that I was on a mission to learn and grow more than ever. I constantly crave self improvement and this year has been filled with nothing but it.

I pushed myself and my clients out of our comfort zones and I can honestly say that the leap has been well worth it.

There are SO many plans in the works for 2015 and I cannot wait to share this journey with you all!!!

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You may recognize Miss J from her teaser.

Miss J is such an incredible woman with an amazing heart.

She is a cancer survivor and a veteran.

Like I said before: Miss J has a beautiful fierceness about her. She is bold and brazen. And she was such a pleasure to work with!!!

She has a fire in her. You can tell that she loves deeply and she truly cares for those around her.

To top it off, she has a sense of humor that is out of this world.

Miss J did not want to see her images as we were shooting. I typically show my clients the images on the back of the camera as I go, but she didn’t want to see and it was killing me!

She was doing such an incredible job with posing and she is such a natural in front of the camera!

You would have never guessed that she was nervous!

Here are a few of my favorites from her session!

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One hundred and seventy three.

That’s how many images I narrowed down for editing this post.

But that’s just a tad bit excessive 😉

The Last Forty Percent Boudoir Workshop had a very lasting impact on me. And I will most certainly be dedicating an entire blog post for its review.

But for now, the images.

Poppy is absolutely stunning and I love the gorgeous artwork that she is covered in.

She was such an incredible model for the workshop!

I have thoroughly enjoyed trying out the new poses added to my arsenal with my clients back here in Virginia Beach.

And I have to say, I know they are loving the results just as much as I am!

I am a HUGE believer in investing in education and I cannot speak more highly on finding a mentor who fits your style and your image and learning from them.

Brianna and Ewan’s “Why” is so in line with my own and their workshop was the breath of fresh air (and the push) that I needed to feel the unrestrained freedom to shoot boudoir the way that I love and I envision, rather than stay confined to the more conservative style that seems to be more common in Hampton Roads. One thing that they said that really stood out to me is “You either love us or hate us but either way, you are going to feel something.” and that has always been how I live my life. Having such a powerhouse in boudoir reaffirm the feelings that I hold so strongly really made an impact on me.

Poppy exudes confidence and a fierce spirit, and a seductive passion can be seen in her eyes.

I couldn’t be more excited to share these images.

Virginia Beach Boudoir Photographer

Virginia Beach Boudoir Photographer

Virginia Beach Boudoir Photographer

Virginia Beach Boudoir Photographer

Virginia Beach Boudoir Photographer

Virginia Beach Boudoir Photographer

Virginia Beach Boudoir Photographer

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