Tershia’s first boudoir session.

There’s always a first time for everyone. Even a seasoned pro.

This is one of those entries where I’m going to let the person in the photos do most of the talking. I just want to take a moment to thank everyone that has supported me on this journey. I truly love creating remarkable memories with amazing people. I am a better person because of each of you.

Now I’m turning this over to Tershia.

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“I have been modeling for a little over three years but never had decent boudoir photos in my portfolio. After viewing Mark’s photography, I knew he would be the right person for what I needed. I explained to Mark that although I’ve done plenty of shoots, none captured who I truly am. That in all of my shoots, I play a role and that I hoped that he would be able to capture the real me.

Going in, I was very nervous. I had never done a shoot where my personality was the focus and I wasn’t sure if I would be able to show that on camera. The makeup artist, Carolyn Valure (https://www.facebook.com/carolynvaluremua), was amazing. As she did my makeup we talked about life, laughing and joking. This helped me to relax. She did a fairly simple makeup look that added a lot of glamour without being over the top.

The boudoir session itself was wonderful! I had spoken with Mark before the shoot and asked him to guide me throughout the shoot. Although, I know how to pose, I also know that a photographer can see little things that I cannot. Mark coached me throughout, made it comfortable to show the real me, and captured some of the most amazing images I had ever seen of myself. Not only did I get to see the real me on camera, I got a chance to learn more about modeling.

This was by far, one of the best shoots I’ve had. Whether you are just wanting pictures for a loved one or a model wanting to enhance your portfolio, I highly recommend Mark. Not only will you have fun, you’ll have an amazing experience with beautiful photos.”

These words humble me. I just want to point out that the people on this page are the real stars. They put their faith in me and take a leap of faith. They open up and let me into their inner world. I just document what’s in front of me.

Mark Knopp is a Virginia Beach-based boudoir photographer covering the Hampton Roads community and beyond. Make sure to follow this page so you’ll get alerts when it gets updated and leave him some love in the form of a comment. Contact him at mknopp1(at)cox.net with any questions you might have or to book your session today.

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