Hey, babe. If you're here, chances are that you want to feel & look beautiful, confident, & sexy in your body. And I mean, you will!
But can I let you in on a little secret?
What you're really looking for- even if you don't know it yet- is to feel at home in your body.
What you see in all these women is not just CONFIDENCE in their bodies, but a sense of BELONGING in their bodies.
Here at Boudoir by Kayla, we're not focused on what you look like. We're focused on what you feel like. We're going to change the way you think of your body so that you no longer view it as some object, but as a person or a place. As an extension of YOU. At the end of our time together, you'll walk out of the studio, take a deep sigh, and settle into your body and think
"At last, I'm home."
- EMILY V
"Hello friend! I'm Makayla; owner of Makayla Madden Photography!
I'm a 27 year old, 5' nothing hippy at heart who loves yoga, sustainable, slow living, & the Lord. If you're familiar with the enneagram I'm an enneagram 8, & am often told I'm "too passionate" or "too open"- but I believe in no such thing! I've been married for 6 years to my high school sweetheart and am a mom to the sweetest little boy named Finnigan.
I've been shooting for over a decade and had the honor of including several photographers to my team over the years, my most recent addition being my amazingly talented sister-in-law, Christy.
I love working with women from all walks of life. Rest assured that regardless of who you work with on my team, we are a no-judgement, safe space for you to be yourself in. I can't wait to meet you,
"Hi, I’m Christy! I began this photography journey over 12 years ago and fell in love with capturing people authentically.
My goal and passion is to capture real, raw moments that provoke emotion in people. I'm not a big fan of posing people but rather capturing them in their element, with natural interactions and beautiful natural light! Capturing real moments for you to cherish for generations to come.
Connecting with my clients is the very foundation of my brand. I am particular about the women my team and I choose to work with because it's so important to me that we are a good fit and that we can truly tell your story in the most accurate way possible. This is why consultations are so valuable to me- After booking your session, you'll receive your client welcome packet and questionnaire to review before we meet- you’ll have time to come back to it if you need, and this is where I’ll ask for your vulnerability and honesty so we can create a portrait session that captures your soul. You'll schedule your consultation with either myself or one of my associate photographers, and this is when we'll strip away the superficial to get right to your HEART.
The day of your session will be a day you just sit back and relax and let us love on you. We can shoot at my private studio, outdoors, or in a specific location you may have in mind (but 99% of my sessions happen in the studio).
Upon arrival to the studio, my team will greet you with open arms. You'll likely be a little nervous, but it will all fade away as soon as you step in front of the camera. You’ll have full access to our coffee bar, snacks, and beverages, and myself or one of my associates will be there to set out your outfits and get everything in order before you shoot. We have a changing room, private bathroom, and all the props and furniture you need at the studio, so you don't have to worry about a thing! Your day will be full of music, fun, laughter, and when you leave the studio, you'll probably say "I don't even need to see my photos, that was worth the money already!"
It's so important to me that your images don't just sit on mobile devices but make it into your hands, to leave you with a tangible, one-of-a-kind keepsake at the end of our time together. Once we've finished shooting, we’ll meet back at the studio that same day so you can see your final images. The studio allows for a private space for you (and your loved one, if you’d like to bring them along!) to view your photos and go back through samples and products to choose how you want to take your images home with you. I’ll be there with my artistic eye and professional opinion to give you suggestions and ensure you get the best products and packages that are catered for you. I'll handle all the final edits and ordering, and once your products have arrived, we can arrange for you to pick them up at the studio or for me to drop them off at your door when is convenient for you.
When you work with me and my team, your only job is to love on yourself like you'd love on your best friend, and let us take care of the rest.
I promise we will give you all of ourselves from day one. I promise that you will look back on these photos and think "I am so proud of who I am and how far I've come. I can't wait to do this again."
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