Essence By Oobaloos

This year, I launched my Essence sessions. It is something that I have been wanting to do for a long long time, but wasn’t sure if anyone wanted it! It took so long to find a word to describe my sessions, as “boudoir” wasn’t getting the reaction I wanted or was it accurately portraying my sessions. Essence sessions a subtle blend of both beauty and elegant boudoir;
however, you also have the option literally focusing on beautiful portraiture, in a stunning dress, or show your vulnerability or be totally arty.

I will guide you through outfit choices, which are soft palette, elegant pastels,  simple lacy blacks and the ‘less is more’ theme. I feel that us women sometimes strive to be sex kittens. Do our men really want that? I know for a fact that your man finds you sexy in a messy bun, a vest top with no bra on, and loves the arch of your neck. So that is what we focus on.

Professional hair and makeup, and a female photographer who knows exactly what its like to feel a little on the ‘soft’ side equals some of the best portraits of yourself that you will ever see. You will look and feel amazing! Please don’t wait til you have lost those few extra pounds. Do it now! Professional photographers know how to pose you to flatter your individual body type. Show off your beauty and give yourself an esteem boost with photographs that you can treasure. Do it for yourself. Be pampered. Indulge. Love every minute!

The majority of my clients are women just like me. I understand you. You may have had kids, your body has changed, it will never look, or feel, how it was when you were 18 again (sorry, it wont!). You hips will have widened, your boobs may have drooped and you may have stretch marks. This is your motherhood body, and you rock it. Look how amazing it is and what its done.

But would you like to remind your partner whats under the yoga pants and mum bun? Would you like to remind YOU what’s under there?

Zoe said “Thank you Sheryl; you made me feel so comfortable during the shoot, and as a result of I how felt whilst doing it, and having seen the pics afterwards, I feel so much more accepting of myself in my skin; empowered, confident, and dare I say it, sensual, which as a Mother to two young children is something I haven’t felt for a long, long time. I’d recommend these shoots to every woman, and don’t wait until ‘you’ve lost a few lbs’ do it now and love yourself now! Xx”


Getting treated like a celebrity for a few hours is great therapy for anyone! Myself and Make Up Artist Amy will greet you with a glass of fizz, have a look at your outfits, how you like your make up, and talk about how the session will progress. You will have a giggle and after 5 minutes you will feel totally comfortable posing like a pro! But wait until you get to see the photographs for the first time. You will be blown away. You will see how gorgeous you really are and it will put a little pep in your step!

Photo shoots are not just for models, they are women wanting to feel empowered, sexy, glamorous, beautiful and confident and that is why every woman needs to book a session at least once in her life.

For more information on booking an ‘Essence by Oobaloos’ shoot, please contact Sheryl here.

Packages start at just £100!

Essence Gift Vouchers available on request.


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Best Photographer Award for the County of Gloucestershire.

Photographer - Oobaloos Wedding Photography

This week, I received a very exciting email! I have won the Gloucestershire County award in the Three Counties Wedding Awards! In September this year I will go head to head with the Hereford and Worcestershire winner! So wish me lots of luck, and you know I will keep you posted!!



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Day, Dusk, Dark Wedding Workshop

So on a freezing, damp, miserable winter day in January, little country bumpkin Sheryl travelled back to the homelands….London…for one reason only.

To go and play cameras with the elite of British wedding photography! Sorry….to LEARN!!

Three wonderful photographers decided to put on a workshop for the rest of us folk. In the middle of winter, I figured, why not? It is investment in my business, I learn lots of new lovely tricks flashy flash things, get a scrummy lunch and make new friends. It was one of the best decisions I have made so far this year and I thoroughly enjoyed myself.

Please enjoy my shots from the day, and take a look through the credits to the awesome suppliers!!

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F: Jamie Sia Photography

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