If you have your portrait session coming up, you’re probably feeling a mix of emotions right now. Don’t worry – that’s totally normal. Here’s the good news – you don’t need to be Cindy Crawford to look fantastic in your portraits. And I promise, you don’t need modeling experience to look like one in your pictures. All you need is some preparation and a little advice. I have written seven tips and pointers for pulling off a women’s portrait session that will make other people’s jaws drop. Enjoy!

Portraits for The Modern Women

7 Tips to Help Women Unleash Their Inner Supermodel for a Portrait Session

Beautiful woman portrait in black and white.

I think everyone can agree it’s been a long couple of months since the start of social distancing and lockdown measures. Sometimes when times are dark, it helps to look forward to a fresh start. That’s what relaxing social restrictions will feel like – a new beginning.

To help with everyone’s fresh start, I’ve created a new window display at my studio with the help of a dear friend of mine, Mel Narr.

This window was inspired by my love of uplifting, delicate, and beautiful scenes. We kept color coordination and symbolism in mind when creating the display.

Suvi Tory Portrait Studio

See the New Window Display at Suvi Tory Photography

Stargazer lilies, peonies, roses, lavender

Throughout your luxury portrait experience, I’ll be there to guide you every step of the way. My goal is to make you feel as confident, comfortable, and camera-ready as can be! Do you have questions? Here are the answers to a few frequently asked questions I get regarding the luxury portrait session at Suvi Tory Portraits.

Portraits for The Modern Women

FAQs for The Modern Woman Portrait Session

Your portrait session is approaching. I am pretty sure that you feel excited and maybe even a bit nervous. No worries, it is completely natural. You don’t need to have any modeling experience to look great in portraits. But with a little bit of preparation, you will help your portrait session to be an enjoyable […]

Contemporary Portraits

7 Tips For A Perfect Women’s Portrait Session

I’m in love with this beautiful couple, Kristi and Matt. Seriously, I can see two hearts that beat as one. Here is a collection of their engagement photos taken in Delafield, Wisconsin near the Fish Hatchery. Congratulation on your engagement! You make a beautiful couple. I wish you lifetime of happiness, love, and joy!

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Kristi and Matt Engagement Session

When I think of Katariina and Thomas, I see a strong couple that share love and desire to live life to the fullest. They are both talented, ambitions, and beautiful people with so much to give. I was so touched by their playfulness, laughter, and connection during the photo shoot. Enjoy!

Contemporary Portraits

Katariina and Thomas – Beautiful couple session

“In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.”

– Oscar Wilde

Contemporary Portraits

Women’s Portraits

There are so many aspects that go into a beautiful portrait. Great images are a result of a collaboration. I’m featuring the work from an incredibly talented stylist, hair and makeup artist, my sister Taru.

Contemporary Portraits

Collaboration is inspiring!

Couture style portrait session with this gorgeous little girl. Moxie. Ruffles, lace, vintage pieces, hats, and flowers. She was absolutely adorable to photograph.

Contemporary Portraits

Couture Girl Portrait Session

young girl wearing pink dress and floral crown

Beauty is how you see yourself. Please check out this video that I created of my clients during their portrait sessions. I see self love and acceptance. What do you see?

Contemporary Portraits

Mirror (video)