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Journey of Self

February 16th, 2019|

Journey of Self.  Professional Portraits is a way for the visual artist (that’s me) to take people on a journey of self. To help them explore not only what others see on a daily basis but to also capture a rare glimpse of their best self.  Sometimes we are to close to see what others see in us and it is my passion as a photographer to show people or to remind them of just exactly what makes them special and unique to the rest of the world.
Photographic Artists like myself, use the camera to reveal what the artist sees beyond the outer world. The artist uses the camera to craft a tangible visual reflection of the inner self of the subject unseen by the naked eye, a surreal moment in time.

I would like to invite you to my beautiful studio for a complimentary consultation.  Maybe it’s time you were shown how just how beautiful you are.  And, if you have a family member or friend who you think needs to discover their own beauty, please share.

 

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About

Photographer:
Lana Thomas

“For as long as I can remember I wanted to be a photographer. I began as an amateur, but eventually my hobby evolved into an obsession, so I decided to nurture my life-time love by earning a degree in photography from Oklahoma State University. My photography style is edgy and contemporary. I want my clients to feel sophisticated, elegant, beautiful and authentic.”

Lana Revealed …

Photographer: Lana Thomas

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“For as long as I can remember I wanted to be a photographer. I began as an amateur, but eventually my hobby evolved into an obsession, so I decided to nurture my life-time love by earning a degree in photography from Oklahoma State University. My photography style is edgy and contemporary. I want my clients to feel sophisticated, elegant, beautiful and authentic.”

Lana Revealed …

Behind the Scenes

Ellie

Fly Me to the Moon

Fashion Coutour

Discover Your Own Beauty

The Studio

Products

Voulez Vous Albums

Our albums are custom designed from Italy with a crystal glance cover for a modern/contemporary look; smooth, pure, crystal like materials. Includes matching USB of images.

Folio Box

Modern Folios have a design that is unparalleled. These sophisticated archival boxes are ideal for storing and presenting your matted prints. Mattes are lifted easily with an exquisite ribbon in the center of the box and accent ribbon for the closure of the box. The 11×14 folio holds your collection of 7×10 prints in the 11×14 museum matte boards. They are also designed to fit into a standard size frame. Includes USB of images.

Before & After

Before & After

FAQ

Our Glamour, Beauty and Boudoir Sessions are a completely different experience than regular family portraits and it’s certainly not something we do everyday. For some of us, it’s a once in a lifetime experience and, as such, many questions may come to mind. The following information has been designed to answer some of the frequently asked questions we are asked at Voulez Vous Boudoir – from wardrobe selection to picking up your final products. If you have any questions that are not answered below, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are more than happy to speak with you on an individual basis.

As women, we spend endless amounts of time and money pampering ourselves with beauty products and services, clothing, accessories, fitness and even plastic surgery to make us feel beautiful. By investing in portraiture of ourselves, we can capture and document our beauty to treasure for a lifetime. Regardless of age or body type, we specialize in offering all women an incredible opportunity to commission their own personal collection of stunning, modern glamour, beauty, and boudoir portraits. Flattering your best features, Voulez Vous provides you with something truly unique to show how beautiful you are. While our sessions are designed to create a personal, romantic gift for your significant other or to yourself to cherish for a lifetime, they are truly designed for you.

The $599.00 Session Fee (due at booking) includes a $300 product credit and session fee is due the time of booking and is a non-refundable. For Al A Carte pricing, please call 918-810-5402 or send an email request to Lana@voulezvousboudoir.com.

It is a common misunderstanding that it is ok to right-click and save your proofing pictures to your computer for personal printing or displaying on the internet. However it is illegal to download, copy, print or reproduce the images in any way. We spend a great deal of time after your session in our digital darkroom, perfecting your portraits.  We ask that you respect what we do for a living, and the laws set in place to protect them. Our pricing has been carefully structured to be able to maintain our business. If we allowed theft of our images, we would not be able to offer this unique and beautiful service to women.

In preparation for your shoot, please think of the following things: Hair touch-ups, waxing, eyebrow shaping, manicure, pedicure, tanning and moisturizing.  Once your session is booked, we will send you our Welcome Packet, which goes into further detail regarding preparation.

Yes we do. Hair and makeup professionals are in the studio – it really makes a difference in the final images.  This also gives you time to relax and be pampered before your photoshoot.

We do have a collection of items and accessories to pick from, but encourage you to bring some of your own.  Please bring a variety of dresses, skirts, lingerie, shoes and jewelry. We will work with you to create the look you want. Having variety in your look helps to tell your story. Lingerie can include bra and panty sets, a corset, teddy, chemise, camisole, garters, thigh high stockings and robes. While black is the standard in sexy, all colors are great and give a nice variety of looks to your final images. For brides, consider bringing your favorite white lingerie. We have a veil and white garters to complete the bridal. Other items to bring include a variety of high heels, boots, jewelry, scarves, hats, ties. Feel free to bring anything with you to accessorize your shoot and make it a more personalized experience.

Feeling nervous or self conscious about having a portrait made? There’s no need to worry, it’s natural to feel this way. We guide you through each pose and know exactly which angles to capture for all body types to make you look like the beautiful woman you are. You don’t need to know how to pose, you won’t have to do any performing and won’t be put on the spot. We’ll show you how to get those elegant, sophisticated, sexy poses and sultry looks. Our sessions are designed to allow plenty of time to relax and feel comfortable which really shows in the final images. So leave everything up to us … just relax and enjoy yourself!

Regardless of age or body type, we specialize in offering all women an incredible opportunity to commission their own personal collection of stunning, modern glamour, beauty, and boudoir portraits. Flattering your best features,Voulez Vous provides you with something truly unique to show how beautiful you are. Every woman is very different and has something incredible to capture. Our advanced retouching includes skin perfecting, body contouring and feature enhancement. Every detail is covered from wrinkles to acne, scars, cellulite and stretch marks. You don’t have to worry about these little imperfections. We have everything covered. If you have a particular problem area that you’re not happy with, let us know. Our advanced posing techniques are designed to emphasize the positives and disguise problem areas. We will not however completely change the shape of your body – after all that just wouldn’t be you!

Yes! With such personal portraits it is reassuring for you that Voulez Vous is an all female team including the makeup artist, photographer, assistant and retouch artist.

Within seven (7) days of your session, you will be called back for your Preview and Ordering session. Orders must be paid in full before products are ordered.  If you cannot make your scheduled ordering session, your images will be saved for 60 days then deleted, unless arrangements have been made. There will be a $75 fee if you need a second order/viewing session.  All parties involved in the decision making and order session should attend.

Many images are captured during your session. Afterwards, each image is put through a careful selection process. You will see only the images that meet the standards of Voulez Vous.  Images that do not meet these standards are removed permanently during the selection process. All images are copyrighted by Voulez Vous Boudoir all rights reserved.  Images may not be copied, printed, altered or otherwise disseminated without express written permission of Voulez Vous Boudoir or its agents.

The images shown on our website, blog and in-studio displays are shown with the client’s permission only. At the end of your session you will be given an optional model release form that is completely voluntary to sign.  If you choose not to sign the release, your images will not be seen by anyone other than employees of Voulez Vous We fully understand and respect the privacy of our clients.

Certainly! Gift Certificates are available for session fees and/or products.

Q. Do I need to choose which products I want before the shoot?
A. No, the final purchase decisions are made after you’ve seen your images. However, knowing beforehand which products you’re drawn to will help me to create exactly what you want.
Q. How many images will I be able to choose from?
A. At least 25 images from your shoot will be presented to you.
Q. Is there a minimum purchase requirement?
A. No. The idea is that I take images so incredibly gorgeous that you want to buy them. You only buy the images you love, so what you decide to spend is up to you.
Q. Will my portraits be “Photoshopped?”
A. Signature retouching will be added to your images prior to your reveal.
Q. Can I get digital files of the images?
A. Each image you purchase will also include its high-resolution digital file, which can be printed up to the same size you purchase.
Q. Does my order include the copyrights?
A. You will be given print rights for personal use of all your purchased images. This means you can print copies of your portraits, but do not have the right to sell or publish them without permission.
Q. How does the payment plan work?
A. Either make four 25% monthly payments with no processing fees, or extend your payments as long as you need (with a $100 per month minimum) and pay a processing fee of $10 per payment.
Q. Can I pay with a credit card?
A. Yes! I accept cash, check, AmEx, Discover, Visa, or Mastercard.
Q. When will I receive my order?
A. Turnaround is 1-5 weeks after payment has been made in full.