Frequently Asked Questions
HOW DO I BOOK A SESSION?
Give us a call at your earliest convenience to book your photoshoot. We currently only book photo shoots over the phone, it is the fastest and easiest way to answer your questions and get the information we need in order for you to be scheduled.
I’M NERVOUS, I HAVE NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE.
We guarantee most of our client have never done something like this before; our job is to make you feel absolutely comfortable with the experience. When you book with us, expect to have an amazing time! It’s completely normal to be a bit nervous. Our photographers are energetic professionals who are highly skilled in knowing how to make you look your absolute best and our image consultants can answer any questions you might have before your shoot to help prepare you.
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE SHOULD I SCHEDULE?
It is best to schedule your session a month in advance of when you would actually like to have your photo school. After you place your order, it takes up to 4 weeks to arrive to you. We also offer an various expedited investment options if there is a special occasion or date you need your images by that is sooner than normal production times. The best way to avoid Rush Fees and ensure you will have your product in hand is to schedule 3-4 months before your big day.
HOW LONG IS THE PHOTO SHOOT?
Each luxe photo shoot session lasts approximately 60 minutes, we want to spend as much time as possible creating your fabulous images, so we do ask that your arrive with your hair and makeup ready to go, and aim to be on location 10 to 15 minutes before your scheduled start time to allow time to get settled and change. We recommend taking advantage of professional hair and makeup services for your special shoot.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME?
Bring up to 4 different outfits that make you feel confident and sexy. Popular choice for our clients are corsets, matching bra and panty sets, and lingerie. If you are interested in doing boudoir as a special gift, we definitely recommend bringing something personal from your special someone; an open button-down dress shirt, or even props like a football or guitar! We love when our clients get creative! We also adore accessories; stilettos add sexy length to legs, white pearls, ties (or anything else you can dream up!) instantly add a touch of glam and can be an easy and fun way to spice up any session and make it unique.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER MY SESSION?
We hope you will spend the next few days telling everyone what a great experience you had! After your session, call us to book your viewing and ordering appointment. You will get to see your fabulous images, choose which images and products you would like to purchase. You will view your images through an online screen sharing service so you will need a computer or tablet with internet access. One of our consultants will be on the phone with you, guiding you through the selection and ordering process. The hardest part will be narrowing down to your favorites!
WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY IMAGES?
All of our orders take 4 weeks to arrive to you from the time you place them, but we do offer a $50 expedited investment if you have a special date you need it by. If you choose to take advantage of one of our payment plan options, your products and images will not be sent out until your invoice is paid in full.
WILL MY IMAGES BE USED ON YOUR WEBSITE?
ONLY with your consent! Every client signs a release form before her photo shoot that specifies whether to keep her images private or not. Any image you see on our website is a past client of CYS and has signed a release form granting us permission to use her images.