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Your boudoir portraits are a chance to look back at this moment in time, and say out loud, I was beautiful then, I am amazing now!

Boudoir Portraits are a beautifully sensual photographic art form, taken in the style of earlier times, but very much in vogue today.  It empowers you to show off your sexiest lingerie and accessories - in warm and sumptuous studio sets. Boudoir is strongly influenced by American burlesque and 50's-style pin-up images. It’s also great for soft fun-fantasy images (such as seen in high street shops like Ann Summers).   Magazine perfection - feel amazing, look stunning..

Since the late 80′s Dean and Sally have been shooting sensual images of women, whether, in their own home, a hotel room set or in the studio the sessions have always produced award winning images of distinction, many of which have won him photographic national professional awards.

The Boudoir sessions are designed to bring out the very best in a woman, some images are more dramatic even abstract by design, to give an edge to his photography to make sure that the images when hung on a wall as decor look and feel like art. Women who have been through the experience often say it has given them a new beginning at that time in their lives, filling them with a new found confidence and sensuality, allowing them to go off and explore a different side of their personality.

A Classic Boudoir session is often reminiscent of a ladies bedroom scene, with warm tones and soft furnishings but can also be brought right up to date with funky locations and sets.

The Boudoir sessions were often instigated as a gift for a loved one, but this has changed as now many women are using the session as a celebration of looking and/or feeling the best they have ever felt, in looks, sexuality and at times in fantasy. A Boudoir session will give you a real kick of confidence and images to remember the experience as well as the way you feel at the peak of your sensuality.


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About Dean McDonald

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In boudoir photography preparation is essential to getting a great result, so before your session it’s important to set the boundaries. The most important thing is that you are feeling comfortable and relaxed, Dean says this is the key to a successful session. To this end, Dean highly recommends a pre-shoot consultation – ideally at the studio. This will enable Dean to talk about ideas, outfits and styles, so that on the day of the shoot everyone is comfortable and relaxed. Props typically include lingerie, corsets, camiknickers, stockings, shoes, jewellery, etc. You will of course be able to change in our separate changing room.

Where do you want to be?  It could be anywhere!  How do you want to look?  The choice is all yours...

Dean has more than 30 years experience of photographing women in boudoir styles, and is able to meet any photographic challenge. Our purpose-built studio is equipped with a state-of-the-art Virtual Background System that enables us to create any setting your fantasies dictate, with a choice of hundreds of exotic backgrounds. With just a little imagination and a few well chosen props you could be anywhere - from a French château to an English barn, the Moulin Rouge or an English stately home. During your shoot, you can see the images we have created, so you know exactly what is being captured, and it often provides ideas for more images.

Whatever you decide, it will be the best decision you ever made, because whatever we do it will be Your moment in time captured to be cherished forever!



“Dean and Sally made me feel totally relaxed throughout my photo shoot. Despite my anxieties about ‘exposing’ myself in front of strangers, they were professional, friendly and reassuring.  The resulting photographs are amazing and I’ve bought them all!
All in all, really, really good fun.  A fantastic experience and a great present for my husband.”

Lisa Gosling

“I am so glad I found Dean, it was well worth it!  The experience was amazing! I would never usually do anything like this because I am a bit self conscious, but Dean and Sally make you feel so comfortable, (and Dean makes you laugh A LOT) and it is so much fun to do. I was so excited to see what images Dean had created and I was really pleased with the outcome.  The final pictures are fantastic and its definitely an experience I will be going back for!  I’m telling everybody about it!.”

Zena Banister

“"Wow" This was so much fun. I am someone who is not always very comfortable with my own body, but that day I felt sexy and gorgeous. The staff were professional, helpful and friendly. I should of had a 2 hour session but got well over three and a half, It was great. I was so insecure about everything and how the pictures would turn out but thanks to Dean and Sally, I had nothing to worry about. I looked FANTASTIC, I couldn’t believe the pictures are so beautiful. This is an experience that no woman should miss out on. I had the most amazing time and really, REALLY, LOVE MY PICTURES. Thanks Dean"

Natalia Matisz - Poland

“My Boudoir Session I was nervous before I came to this shoot, But Dean made me feel comfortable and relaxed. We talked before hand about what we wanted to do and the day flowed smoothly. When I came to review my shoot photographs, I was over the moon with the results.

I would highly recommend Dean and will be passing his name on!”

Emma J  - Preston Lancashire

Capturing the story of your Beauty, frame by frame.

Setup a Free Consultation and Receive a Free Sample Boudoir Portfolio

With all  Boudoir Photography Packages starting at £125, we have something for everyone.  Use the button below to setup your boudoir consultation, and we will send you a free sample portfolio.

Plus, if you setup a consultation before October 31st

you will qualify for our current Christmas special booking promotion - your chance to get free additional time worth £175, and a free mobile app with 10  images from your session.

Schedule your consultation to learn more.