Tanya – Celebrate You – West Palm Beach Boudoir Photography
What a small world we live in! Tanya contacted me about a Celebrate You session so that she could provide a gift to her boyfriend. Tanya is friends with another client (Natalie). We coordinated & scheduled her boudoir session. She was also kind enough to allow us to videotape her session so we could use it for a “Behind the Scenes Video“.
Tanya had several looks that she wanted to accomplish with her boudoir shoot. She also knew that she wanted to have an album designed to give her boyfriend as a Valentine’s Day Gift. About half way through the shoot, she dropped a BOMB on me! She informed me that her boyfriend was my original photography mentor! About 4 years ago, Guy encouraged me to stop shooting for free and start charging & become an official business. I wasn’t so sure about this step, but Guy was 110% behind me. I decided to jump off that ledge & Dawn V. Gilmore Fine Art Photography was born!
Well, after the shoot was done & she surprised him with his gift, he called me & told me how much he loved the images. There is just something about the admiration & pride that had that really hit home with me!
Tanya is an AMAZING writer & dancer (is there anything this woman doesn’t do????). I don’t have a way with words like she does; but our Celebrate You session was more than just about a gift for her boyfriend; for her – it was affirming how important it is to LOVE yourself and to focus on all of those wonderful things; for me – it was about helping a woman find the beauty that is within (and showing my mentor that his encouragement made it all worth it). Here are some of our favs from Tanya’s session! You can also check out her +Site (which is something that everyone who buys a Celebrate You package gets custom designed to the music of their choice) to see her final edited images. She was happy to show these images off to practically everyone she knew! I am so happy that she is so proud of the images & willing to share her experience with others. I cannot wait to see how she describes her session on her blog – The Dancing Soul! Should be interesting to hear it in her words!
I am going to start with a Before & After shot. The one image is an every day image of Tanya and the adjoining image is after professional hair & makeup (and the right lighting/equipment/posing). Tanya is a gorgeous woman, even in everyday; but its a good way to illustrate the differences.
Hair & Make-Up services provided by Jo’Ah May of Jo’Ah Artistry
Dawn V Gilmore is a Port St. Lucie boudoir photographer, glamour photographer, and women's portrait photographer with a studio located on the Treasure Coast of Florida. She specializes in making women feel comfortable in their skin & empowering women to love themselves as they are! Photos for women by a woman! Her passion, ability and skills will reveal your seductive side and capture your inner coquette while being tasteful and professional. Celebrate You and bring your sensuality to life! Serving the Treasure Coast, Palm Beaches, Indian River & Martin Counties. St. Lucie County Photographer. For more information go to: Dawn V Gilmore Fine Art Photography