How to look good in photos. 12 easy tips from a photographer

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I had this series in my instagram feed- How to look good in photos.  Thought it would be helpful to have all 12 tips right here in one blog post- you know- for easy reference!   Tell me if this … Read More

An Inside look at a photoshoot with Tanya Smith Photography

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Get an inside look at what a photoshoot with me is like.  Jenna shares her super model experience.   I get a lot of inquiries from women wondering what a shoot with me is like.  When we meet for our … Read More

How to Elevate your Brand with Modern Headshots

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Is it time to get your headshots updated? Is that photo on your business card 5 years old… or older? Are you using a selfie for your dating profile? Did you crop someone out of your Linkden profile pic because … Read More

Speedy Headshots at a Discount!

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Want your headshots super fast?   At Tanya Smith Photography, we know how important it is to get friendly, approachable, authentic modern headshots that set you apart from everyone else.  When you book with me, we start with an in-depth … Read More

Preparing for your Boudoir Session

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  Preparing for your Boudoir session is helpful for you and your photographer. It is a wonderful experience and you will wonder why you didn’t do it sooner. It does require the right photographer and a bit of research and … Read More

The Best Bachelorette Party, EVER!

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Are you looking for the best bachelorette party idea, ever? Glamour and Boudoir photography is becoming very popular, especially with brides to be as a gift for their groom, but have you thought of a photoshoot party for you and your … Read More

Let me show you how beautiful you are!

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Recently I had a session with this beautiful client.  She wanted sexy photos for herself and as a gift for her husband. Lady “T” was so fun to shoot and was very generous to allow me to share her beautiful … Read More

A Personal Branding Session.

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A lot of clients ask me what is a personal branding session, and why they need one.   Personal branding is defined as “the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands.”  Yes, it is easier (and cheaper) … Read More

What does it mean to Exist in Photos?

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What do I mean when I say you should “Exist in Photos”? Let me start by telling you a bit about me and my journey to becoming a “women’s photographer” I have been behind the camera for over 16 years. … Read More

Boudoir photography – no it’s not porn.

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When someone asks me what I do, I say I am a photographer for woman. If they ask me to clarify what that means, I explain that I mostly shoot women, and I specialize in fine art boudoir and modern … Read More

A professional make over? Why do I need it?

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Why do I include a professional makeover for each woman I photograph? When I first started photographing women, I used to give them the option to purchase professional hair and make up as an add-on to their session. This was a mistake. … Read More

Christmas Gift of Beautiful Portraits

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Give a Christmas gift this year of beautiful portraits.  Your gift will be cherished for years to come! I know you have barely put away the pumpkins, and you probably don’t want to hear this…. But… Christmas is 46 DAYS … Read More

A session with Miss A

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I recently finished a session with this beautiful woman- and we had so much fun!  We started off in my studio, then took a walk outside and around the building.   Here is her before photo-fresh faced and super cute! … Read More

Bridal Show Boudoir Set up

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I wrote a post about some ideas I had around the booth set up I was working on, and I had some people asking to share images of my final set up.  The show was in April and I am only just … Read More

New Studio Announcement!

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I am happy to announce my new boudoir studio!!  If you follow me on Facebook or instagram, you know that I have been very busy these last few weeks getting my studio set up.  I am over-the-top-excited about the space … Read More

Sexy Gift idea for your Groom!

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Are looking for that special gift to give your groom on your wedding day? Imagine his reaction when he sees beautiful, sexy, photos of his bride to be, just moments before he sees you walk down the aisle! Check out … Read More

New item! Stunning Presentation Box for your boudoir images

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I have just added a new option for displaying your beautiful boudoir images- a stunning presentation box! The box is handmade and covered in a clean white leatherette, lined with smokey grey faux silk. Display your favourite image (even when … Read More

The perfect gift for your groom!

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Are you getting married this year?  Have you thought about what you want to give your groom on your special day? How about a sexy, modern album of tasteful images of his bride to be?  Bridal boudoir is becoming a … Read More

Top 12 reasons you should do a boudoir shoot

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Boudoir photography is fast becoming very popular.  Woman are realizing what an amazing experience it is! I came across this article today at Cosmopolitan.com called “Boudoir Photography….it’s for You Too” and they talk about the growing popularity of boudoir photography and … Read More

Valentines Day Boudoir shoot

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Have you always wanted to do a boudoir shoot? Do you want to be treated like a super model for a day? Of course you do!!  Every woman deserves to! Now is the time. You are beautiful NOW.  Let me … Read More

The Cookbook is out!

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  For those of you following me on Instagram or Facebook, you already know about the cookbook that I did all the photography for.  But after all the work and shoots and edits (and eating!!) It is finally here!   Take … Read More

Would you hang your boudoir photos in your home?

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Would you do it? Would you put a sexy Victoria Secret-style image in your bedroom? Over your bed perhaps? Most of my clients purchase beautiful albums with their sexy images in them, but lately, I have been getting requests for … Read More

Hello and Welcome!!

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  Thanks for stopping by! I finally bit the bullet and got my site professionally designed, and let me tell ya- THAT was a good business decision! Took so much off my plate, and Kenda at Kiwi B Creative did … Read More