It all started in a hotel suite overlooking Lake Superior.
Five years ago, I hosted my first-ever Boudoir Sessions, where I fell in love with helping women find confidence & joy in their own skin.
Today, that dream has led to a bright & airy studio in Downtown Duluth, where I serve clients year-round with the boudoir experience.
Boudoir Sessions are as much about gorgeous images as they are about the experience itself. My approach is light, fun, energizing, and empowering! I walk my clients through every step of the experience, helping each woman feel comfortable & loved while in front of my lens.
A boudoir session is for any woman who wants to embrace her body, spark self-confidence, and celebrate her infinite potential.
"Having boudoir photos of myself have never been high on my list of things to do in life... until I read about what Bailey stands for. True, unaltered photos of strong women who make the best of their lives and those around them. No photoshop. This both scared me and excited me- yeah I have scars that make me blush and love handles that make me wiggle into my jeans, but that’s me! That’s also 100% of the reason why I chose Bailey to do my boudoir when the chance arose: my first wedding anniversary with my hubby.
Don’t get me wrong, I was scared as all heck! I even thought about turning around and going home on my way to the photo shoot- but I reminded myself of what Bailey stands for, and in turn, reminded myself what I stand for. Real, beautiful women who want real, beautiful pictures. Yes I was nervous, but it was hella-fun to be glammed up and treated like the crowned princess I am inside. Not only did Bailey encourage me to embrace fabulous natural lighting and the way my body moves, but the finished images made my husband swoon!
P.S. he had to carry my finished photo book all over the house because he couldn’t stop looking at the pictures long enough to make a cup of coffee. If that doesn’t make you want to strip down to your skivvies with a mimosa in hand, talk to Bailey - she’s the coolest.
My boudoir session with Bailey was nothing short of life changing! After booking, I thought I had to lose some weight. If I was going to be investing in these photos for a lifetime then I had to look my very best. Well surprise! The weight didn’t come off, but I didn’t care. When I’m 50 years old I don’t want to say, “I wish I would have done that boudoir shoot…I looked so hot at 24, but I thought I was too big!” So I went in headfirst knowing that if not today, that SOMEDAY I’d be able to show myself some grace. That “someday” came a lot sooner that I expected it to. I was absolutely floored when I got my photos back! While going through my gallery, the “oohs” and “ahhs” were continuous! Somehow each new photo I saw became my “favorite”. I am pretty sure I said out loud, “Is this really me?” During my session I never felt super posed or uncomfortable. It felt like I was at coffee shop catching up with an old friend! We held a conversation while Bailey held the camera and made me feel like a mega babe. Probably once a week I look back on my photos and say, “That’s ME!” when I need a pick me up. A boudoir session with Bailey is simply worth it.
YOU are simply worth it!
"Thank you for the experience: The fun, safe place to be brave and do something I've never done before! The entire deal, from getting there and being pampered with beautiful hair & makeup, the shooting time with you, laughing in my undies, and now the final product...it's beautiful. Thank you for capturing me at 36, no big milestones, just regular me in the midst of a beautiful life."
There’s nothing more intimidating than being in front of a camera, let alone in revealing clothing. That was my biggest concern, but by the end of my session I couldn’t have felt more beautiful, more special, more amazing. Bailey is an AMAZING photographer and person. She’s got an eye to bring out your most beautiful traits, traits we may not even realize are beautiful. I’d do it all over again!
I was so nervous about doing a boudoir shoot. Picking what to wear was stressful and I never really felt ready to do it...until I stepped in front of Bailey’s camera. She made everything feel comfortable and effortless! I left my session feeling the best I’ve ever felt, inside and out. I waited so long to just dive into it, and now I would do it again in a heartbeat!
Bailey is the absolute best!
"If you are reading this and thinking 'Should I?'...JUST DO IT. Bailey is the bomb and makes you feel like Beyonce."
All boudoir sessions take place in my natural light studio in Downtown Duluth, MN, and include a selection of finished images with Print Release, professional hair & makeup (unless otherwise noted), custom wardrobe & styling advice, and complimentary mimosas!
Flexible payment plans available.
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I also offer Mini Sessions one weekend annually, along with Bare Essentials Sessions on select Saturdays.