We LOVE doing pin up sessions. Our pin up sessions are a lot of fun; however, depending on how many outfits you want to wear, it can take some planning. A consultation is a must when you want to do pin up.
For clients who want a pin up calendar with 12 different outfits, we recommend at least 2-3 hours. This type of shoot requires a lot of planning because we have to figure out the most efficient use of the time. Of course, we don’t schedule clients on the same day, so you can wait and see how far we get before deciding if you need to buy more time.
We can sometimes work in 4-5 different outfits in an hour shoot. It all depends on how well the outfit and set changes are planned. For instance, wearing the same underwear for several outfits will save time. Starting out with stockings that go with every outfit will also save time, as well as ending with outfits that require no stockings. It’s all about planning and that’s what our photographer will help you with in a consultation. Helping you get the most for your investment is just one of the advantages of hiring a boutique photography studio.
A consultation is also necessary so we can plan exactly which props are needed. We have lots of props but it takes time to set up a scene. We recommend keeping it to 2-3 different scenes or backgrounds so you have more shoot time.
Check out a 12 month Pin Up Calendar a previous client did for her 50th birthday.
To keep down the cost, we can do a one image pin up calendar. These only take 15 minutes to shoot. To make it more interesting, we can turn your photo into a drawing just like the vintage posters of yesteryear. I’ve had some clients say their husband is overseas and he doesn’t want a sexy photo of his wife for all the other men to see. As a pin up drawing, it’s more anonymous and, of course, we can always do poses that are sexy but not too sexy. We do whatever our client’s feel comfortable with.
Some clients schedule a one hour shoot, do the pin up shots first, then use the rest of the hour for boudoir or glamour shots. A one hour shoot is always much more fun.
Here is a patriotic pin up we created for a recent client. It can be used on a calendar, as a poster or even a deck of cards. A pin up shoot is perfect for brides who are doing a vintage theme wedding. They make a great groom’s gift.
And if you’re interested in being a cover girl for a vintage magazine cover, we can do those too. With a little imagination, we can find something that will make your dream come true.
Read all our articles on achieving the Pin Up style at this link. You will find instructional videos on how to apply your own pin up makeup and how to create pin up hairstyles; more photos of pin up hairstyles; photos of pin up clothing and where to find it; help you select clothing you already have in your closet; shoes and more.
Contact us today to schedule your consultation for a sexy pin up shoot. We also do boudoir, glamour and burlesque shots. It’s your shoot, so we can do it all if that’s what you want. You will have a lot of fun.