I had the pleasure of working with Bonnie and Bill of IMS Photos to make a set of boudoir photos to surprise my husband for his birthday. This was something I have never done before, but have thought about doing for a long time. I was, however, obviously nervous. I found out soon after the initial meeting with Bonnie and Bill that this was an unnecessary feeling!
From the minute we sat down to meet and talk a week or so before the shoot (which they were so accommodating for!) I felt like I was in the presence of absolute professionals. We talked about outfits, backgrounds, props and settings. I was able to put together my own outfits (but also had some help with that and props from Bonnie and Bill) and decide a few "setups" within my overall theme of Pretty Pin-Up Girl.
When the shoot came, Bonnie and Bill welcomed me into their home studio with plenty of time to do my hair and makeup. They discussed backdrops with me and the order in which we wanted to shoot the scenes. The process was absolutely smooth and effortless, and they made me feel SO comfortable along the way. I was given clear directions on my poses and constant support and encouragement in what I was doing. Bill and Bonnie work so well together and make the shoot not only fun and entertaining, but safe enough for me to really show how sexy I can be. We all got so caught up in it that none of us wanted to end it!
After the shoot, it took very little time for me to hear that my photo CD was ready! I was shocked art the quick turnaround. Bonnie even includes a little album of prints that she and Bill agreed really captured the essence of each outfit in the shoot. I more than agreed on all the photo choices they made, and really respected the fact that they didn't Photoshop my pictures or edit them to the point where it wasn't "me" I was looking at. I absolutely know my husband will love them.
I am already planning on hiring IMS Photos for another shoot of photos of my cat Francis, which truly speaks to the diversity of what they can do. Boudoir photography is quite popular right now, but from what I've seen and experienced, Bonnie and Bill can do it all! Be ready to feel like part of the family with these 2 talented people!