Pam and I go way back to high school, but that fact alone isn't what made her a shoe-in to be my photographer for boudoir photos - even better is that she's someone you can instantly relax around, even as you're posing and performing completely outside your comfort zone.
Her process is easy - you meet ahead of time to discuss the details of what you're looking for, and she'll give you ideas on how to achieve your style. Day of, she actually showed up with props and accessories that she bought ahead of time just for my shoot based on our earlier discussion - more than one of them wound up a part of my favorite photos. Pam was very generous about showing me the beginning shots as I got comfortable in front of the camera - this helped me understand what poses and positions are actually photogenic. More importantly for me, as someone who hasn't been photographed since the days of high school yearbook, she was creative in coming up with workable poses that I otherwise never would have tried on my own. Overall, Pam is a breeze to work with, I was super pleased with the outcome, and I will definitely appreciate her photos of me for years to come.