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As I sat down with an old customer from my bartending days, I couldn’t help but find myself subconsciously pulling my hair out and gritting my teeth as this regular customer of mine asked me if the main reason women book boudoir sessions is as a gift to their soon to be husbands. Let me […]

A question that gets tossed at me a couple times a week is, “Alyssa, what do people normally DO with these photos after the shoot?” The answer is rather simple. We have a variety of curated products that house your beautiful images that speak to each person. For most women, they find that multiple products […]

If I had a kitten for every time I’ve been asked, “Well, that’s really expensive, I just need one photo” I would be one happy kitty mama. Let’s first talk about why people may think that one photo means less expensive. For some reason, down the line someone started saying this phrase and it certainly […]

Booking your Boudoir Experience is terrifying for most women. Trust me, I know. You are stepping so far our of your comfort zone and allowing a stranger to hold on to your confidence for a few hours. It’s nerve-wracking… but only because we build up this experience in our heads, and by the time we […]

“I’m too old for boudoir.” I hear this more often than not from potential clients trying to convince me that they are “too old” to do their own session. To this I say, BULLSHIT. First of all, we’ve had many clients walk in to our studio, killed their session and gained some sass and confidence […]

I came across this article today that had me confused and wanting badly to educate. The article: Any man with eyes will testify: The female form is a wonderful thing to behold. So when wives and soon-to-be wives bare it all in boudoir photo shoots as wedding and Valentine’s Day gifts for their husbands, you’d […]

“My name is Mae Angela. I am 27 years old. For a living, I work as a purchasing agent for a global telecommunications company in Valencia, CA. My friends and I attended the grand opening for Alyssa Michelle Photography studio this past January, and I won the amazing raffle prize of a complimentary boudoir experience […]

With so many different places to shop for lingerie online now, it’s hard to determine what outfits are best for your session! That’s exactly why I’m here to help. It’s my job to steer you in the right direction to finding a wardrobe that best embodies you, and guide you away from the things that […]

Babes, let’s start off with I am not a cheap photographer. Normally photographers would be scared to say this, but I’m in the business of telling the truth. I’m not cheap. But I also am NOT going to provide you with a cheap experience. When you invest in this experience, you are saying ‘yes’ to […]

Booking your session can be very exciting, and nerve-wracking at the same time. Let me help make the process easier on your by telling you the top 5 ways to prep for your own session with us!   No. 1: STRETCH.  I know how silly this might sound, but it’s EXTREMELY important to stretch starting […]