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Intimate Portrait Photography

Embrace Your Inner Beauty with an Unforgettable, Empowering Portrait Experience

Black and white in studio boudoir intimate portrait. Woman in a white button down facing away from but looking into the camera.
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Tell Your Unique Story

I understand that every woman is unique, with her own story to tell and inner beauty to share. My intimate portrait photography sessions are designed to celebrate that beauty in a deeply personal and empowering way, creating lasting memories of the special moments in your life.

My goal is to help women of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds see their inherent beauty through my lens, capturing and celebrating their true essence and light that shines from within.

Whether you’re looking to celebrate a milestone or achievement, capture your strength as an individual, or simply treat yourself to a confidence-boosting experience, intimate portrait photography is the perfect choice.

Client Testimonials

Happy woman in a white button down top posing at Kathy Howard's photography studio in Cary, North Carolina.
"I met Kathy and I felt like I'd known her forever. She has a way of making you feel comfortable."

“Kathy immediately put me at ease, we review my outfits and Kristi with Wink started my hair and make up.  With music playing, we laughed and had so much fun!  This day was one of the best days of my life!  I learned modeling is HARD work but it was so fun to be a model for a day.  It was an experience of a lifetime.  Kathy is professional, kind and sees you.  She has a way of capturing who you are in that moment.  I love so many of my photos and it was hard to choose just 20.  I recently picked up my album. I look at it and I am in awe. I HIGHLY recommend Kathy Howard.  I can’t say enough or express in words what this experience meant to me.”


The Intimate Portrait Experience

01. Building Trust and Connection

We begin by getting to know one another. Kathy Howard Portrait is built on the foundation of trust and connection, allowing you to feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera. During your pre-session consultation, we’ll discuss your vision, inspirations, and what you hope to achieve with your portraits. We’ll also offer guidance on wardrobe and styling, ensuring your final images reflect your personality and complement your natural beauty.

Black and white in studio boudoir intimate portrait. Woman in a white button down facing away from the camera and looking down.

02. The Portrait Session

On the day of your session, you’ll be greeted by our warm and friendly team. Together, we’ll create a safe and supportive environment in our private studio, where you can let go of any inhibitions and embrace your individuality. Kathy will expertly guide you through poses that accentuate your natural beauty, capturing authentic and intimate images that truly reflect your essence. Throughout the experience, laughter and inspiration combine to create a sense of empowerment that transcends the camera – unveiling the real, confident you.

In studio boudoir intimate portrait. Woman in a white button down shirt that's open, covering her body with her crossed legs and arms. She looks elegant and empowered.

03. Cherishing Your Unique Beauty

Once your portraits are ready, we’ll invite you back for a reveal and ordering appointment. You’ll be presented with a collection of stunning images celebrating your unique beauty, providing you with the opportunity to invest in heirloom-quality prints, albums, or wall art to treasure for a lifetime. Build your own personalized keepsake package or select from our specially curated offerings – every option designed to honor your story and showcase your intimate portraits.

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The Investment

Sitting Fee: $675

  • In-person pre-session style and wardrobe consultation
  • Professional hair & make up, tailored to your style
  • Full access to beautiful studio wardrobe room 
  • Fully guided posing & direction your entire photo shoot 
  • Multiple looks and wardrobe changes
  • Premier in person Image Reveal & Ordering appointment
  • Signature professional retouching
A-la-Carte Images: $400
Image Folio Collections: starting at $2400

Only purchase what you love and Cannot live Without

Frequently Asked Questions

YES!  Planning your gorgeous portrait session is half the fun.  We will meet in person at least once before your session, and I will offer helpful suggestions on wardrobe & how to prepare for your day.  I have studied and learned the most flattering poses and angles for every body type, so you do not need to know how to model.  Just show up to have an amazing day and know that nerves are a GOOD thing!

The ideal amount of time would be at least 8 weeks, giving us plenty of time to plan & photograph your session, as well as order and deliver your print products.  I can work with less time, call me and we can discuss your options.

Here’s a tip ladies -wardrobe is key!! With the proper wardrobe, you are giving your photographer the ability to pose you any way they would like. I am well studied in angles & know the best poses to accentuate your favorite features.  You will always look as good as you look in real life, if not better!

I often hear women say that they aren’t photogenic or ‘good in front of the camera’. The thing is, it isn’t your job to be  ‘good in front of the camera’  when you come to me for a photo shoot.  It is my job to guide you and pose you through your entire photo shoot.  I will show you that you ARE photogenic and that you are perfect just the way you are today.

Yes, every print & product purchased includes the corresponding digital file.   You can purchase a la carte or purchase a discounted collection. I am happy to send you a full pricing guide upon request.

Every image you see will be professionally retouched to enhance your beauty.   I will not change your shape or size, but will make you look your best without changing who you are.

A big part of my work is to reveal what you may not see in yourself, a thrill for both of us, I promise!

Only with your 100% approval and signature of the model release.  Privacy is ALWAYS respected.

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Ignite Your Confidence and Cherish Your Beauty

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Don’t miss the opportunity to capture the essence of your beauty with an empowering intimate portrait photography session at Kathy Howard Portrait.

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