Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need to have my boudoir portraits taken now?

We truly believe that a woman should be photographed at each  stage of her life. You are changing through your life cycle and it shows in your eyes, your attitude towards life and it translates into your portrait as well.   We will never be able to bring that moment back, but we can preserve it. The question you need to ask yourself in not now then WHEN?

What ages do you photograph?

We photograph women ages 21-60+. We believe each woman  is beautiful  no matter what age. Each phase of our life is beautiful and deserves attention.

What is the most important reason to have my intimate portraits taken by you?

We will create sensual intimate portraits   by discovering and  bringing  forward best parts of your body  and inner beauty, make it  shine through your eyes.  Our team has the skill, experience and the most important you have our promise and trust that we will deliver the images worthy of a cover. You will meet and get to know your photographer in advance during your consultations. We have masterfully trained our team to work exactly as per Katya’s strict standards and guidelines and follow our custom developed flattering set of poses.  Our team of photographers went throught a rigorous training and testing as well as final exam to be able to work under Boiling Point Boudoir studio. We make sure to photograph and identically match the studio style of photography, therefore there is no separation between the photographers.  You can always chose to be photographed by Katya for your session by selecting a package that includes Katya’s time and Expertise.

Why are you so passionate about women's portraits?

The main reason is because we are all  women ourselves and had our share of obstacles in life that we have learned to overcome and still preserve our personality, optimism, big dreams, confidence and beauty.

We approach Boudoir sessions as transformational experience, not just a photo session, not just your artwork. You session  is about awakening your LOVEGODESSS and connecting to her again or maybe even for the first time ever. You are not just a mom, you are not just a wife –  you are a Godesss and that is exactly what you will discover going through our LOVEGODESSS Boudoir Experience. Some women are crying when they see their images because of how moving it is to actually see themselves beautiful maybe  even for the first time in their lives. We create transformation. We change lives.

What are main problems that women are facing at different stages in life?

  1. Lack of self love and time for themselves, lack of  confidence, empowerment, finding self love.  Women are busy. Women are being  mothers, wives, business owners and career minded women. 

Our solution to that is One of a Kind Experience.

We give women a gift of a day of self love and pampering and an excuse to celebrate themselves. It’s an act of indulgence,  overall there is nothing bad with gifting a little time to yourself.

  1. Women either stuck in their current life situation or coming on to a new chapter in their life and in need of personal and mental transformational experience.

We give these women a gift of self reassurance, a confidence boost, empowerment, show them their beauty in and out. When they come to me they might feel that they are not pretty enough, not skinny enough, not  sexy enough and  we make them feel that they are more than enough and more. We uncover that amazing woman within.

What are other benefits?

  1. Boost your confidence
  2. Have an experience of being pampered
  3. Decorate walls with the most amazing art pieces – yourself
  4. Get lots of compliments from partners. (Who doesn’t like that)
  5. Start a transformational experience to a new women you want to become
  6. Highlight the side of yourself no-one ever sees in you
  7. Give yourself an excuse to dress up and feel beautiful
  8. Give yourself a gift of  doing something for yourself
  9. Channel in and uncover the most beautiful woman within yourself

What makes you stand out?

Mainly the very personable service. Once you are in the studio you will feel like you are the only client we have instead of feeling like you are one of many. That will make you feel special. A lot of times our clients stay our friends for life because of the level of care they receive in our studio. It is the experience and ease of working with us, quality and professionalism at every step. It’s the total package that makes us stand out.

Do you only photograph women?

Women are our primary focus. We do photograph men as well as couples.

Who is present at a session?

For your studio session  – your make up artist, assistant to the photographer, photographer.

What if I am not pretty or skinny enough?

Well if you read this far, we have already touched this subject. But to elaborate a little further, we will show you that you don’t need to be skinny or pretty to be beautiful. You are enough. On top of that posing techniques, clothing, cropping and post production can do some magic and we will help you through that every step of the way.

How do I pick outfits?

we will guide you through the process of selecting your clothes during our  consultation. We have accessories, kimonos, Bdsm props, harnessess available through our studio closet. We ask you to bring main pieces like teddies and bra and panty sets.  You can shop for your clothes at your favorite boutiques or vintage stores based on the guidelines that we will give you for layers, textures and accessories. The number of outfits we will ask you to bring to the studio will depend on the package you are pre-purchasing.

What if I don't know how to pose?

It’s totally fine, we don’t expect you to. We actively guide you through a posing flow, so you don’t have to stress about it.

What if I am not comfortable in front of camera?

Most of us usually not comfortable in front of camera too, so it is not uncommon.  When no one tells me what to do. I have no clue how I look in camera, even despite the fact that I know the rules of posing. I also think that I need to lose a few pounds and  I don’t like myself in pictures. However, there are a few photographers out there who I had a privilege of working with. What they do differently – they direct me on my posing and pictures come out so good, even I am surprised and liking the result.  It’s about proper direction, and it is our job to direct you, so leave it up to us and I promise you will not even notice the camera. What you will remember is  having fun with us as a result.

How far in advance do I need to book?

Preferably as soon as you decided you want to have a session with us. Right now 6 months in advance is a good place to start. Very soon we will be booking out a year out, so dont delay

Where are sessions taking place?

Majority of my sessions are taking place at the studio in Norfolk, VA soon to move to Virginia Beach VA.

What is included in destination session?

The only difference between local and destination session is that the client will be responsible for photographer’s travel expenses, studio rental if needed, all quoted on case by case basis and a prepurchase of a specified package is required.

What products do you offer?

Wall Portrait sizes  16×20, 24 x30 and 30×40 (Custom sizes availibe) in three presentations:

Modern : Framed Metal

Classic:  Framed Matted Print

Traditional: Framed Canvas

Gallery 9 is a collection of 9 images


Image collections: Heirloom Albums.

Do you offer digital images?

Digital images can be purchased separately or added on top of an image collection.

How long is it for my images to be edited?

We schedule your reveal immediately or on the same day and selected images get fully retouched by our team within 1 month

Can I request additional retouching if I find something I want to correct on the photo?

Yes, if additional work is needed  we will discuss it on a case by case basis at the viewing.

What cannot be changed in photos?

  • Expression
  • Overhighlights
  • Clothing
  • Poses

Why did you become a photographer?

What other services do you offer other than photography?

Lovegodesss mentorship – 6 month group coaching program.

Lovegodesss membership – monthly local and online membership options

One on One Coaching

Live Events, Retreats etc.

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