The Magnolia House Studio Boudoir Workshop Hosted by Shawn Sawyer Photography

Are you looking to break into the boudoir photography business or just hone the skills you already have? Join Shawn Sawyer Photography and some very talented guests for an all day workshop covering the fundamentals of a killer boudoir session and beyond.

Learn all the things that you really want to know!


Learn how to pose a client in all the most flattering of ways. We will review posing guides and how to create your own as well as hands on with real live participants. Real "clients" not models!

Session additions

How to add more bang for your buck and get your clients booking again and again! We'll create a Shower Set that you can incorporate into your sessions or boost sales with this easy add-on. Plus photograph a Shower Session!


Learn the basics of lighting and receive hands on instruction on the perfect way to light your subject from Sami of Sami Roy Photography

Lingerie Guide

Receive your very own Lingerie Guide to help your clients better prepare for their time with you.


After spending ample time photographing the various participants watch my quick workflow using Lightroom, Photoshop and Portraiture.


Put your hands on some AMAZING high quality products that you should be offering your clients. Learn all about the good the elegant and the not so awesome products out there.

Website and Facebook Critique

We'll take a brief private moment to look over your pages and see if the work you are displaying really represents who you are, if it is easy to read and find information about you and more.

got questions

We'll end with a Q&A session to make sure you leave feeling more confident about yourself and your business.

Build your portfolio while learning

Plus ALL the extras!

light breakfast munchies and coffee

access to the participants only facebook group

a swag bag

chance to win cool prizes from our sponsors


Reserve by 11/20/20 to receive a $75 early bird discount.

Reserve and pay in full by 12/20 and receive a mini *Boudoir Session with me at the AMAZING (if I do say so myself!) Magnolia House Studio!

Previous workshop attendees also receive 10% off!

*includes makeup, one outfit and 3 retouched digital files, appointment required, subject to availability, must hold session no later than 6/30/21.

the nitty gritty:

Space is limited to 10 participants. The July Workshop SOLD OUT!

The workshop will be held on January 10, 2021 at The Studio Hampton Roads in Virginia Beach

9am-4pm (with a one hour break for lunch- not provided)

The cost to attend is $475.00.

A non refundable deposit of $125.00 is due to hold your seat. Seats are NON REFUNDABLE, however you may sell or transfer your seat.

Balance must be paid in full no later than 1/02/21.

Early Bird boudoir session carries no value.


  • Photographers at all skill levels will gain from this workshop.
  • Participants should know the basic operation of their camera.
  • Photograph in manual mode and shoot in RAW.

What to bring

  • A Digital SLR.
  • Laptop w/card reader (optional)
  • Your personality and enthusiasm!

ready to reserve your seat

click the button below, fill in your info and I will be in touch shortly with everything needed to reserve your spot!

Thank you to all of our amazing sponsors:


Artsy Couture ~ The Studio Hampton Roads ~ La Rousse ~ Bay Photo ~ Black River Imaging ~ Makeup by Vega

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Created By
Shawn Sawyer


The Magnolia House Studio Boudoir