Why I choose to help women Release their inner Siren.

Hi, My Name is Randalyn


I truly am a mermaid at heart, with a love for travel and diving under the sea. I married my high school sweetheart Jake in one of my favorite destination spot the Florida Keys. So if you ever want a shoot on the beach I'm ready to go. I run a tight shipwreck at home, to say the least, with my two little wild boys Luke and Colt. You will find us in our free time outside exploring nature, swimming, or taking care of our animals.

I graduated in 2013 with my bachelor’s degree in photography. I opened a portrait wedding studio in Greenville, Illinois less than an hour from St. Louis, Missouri. 2015 was a rough year for me with some major health issues and a miscarriage. I was not happy and practically a jellyfish a drift in the ocean current.

That’s when I discovered boudoir and glamour photography and haven’t looked back.

Boudoir and glamour gave me a way to heal through my work. I love getting to see my clients push past their fears of the shoot and seeing how happy they are when they get to see themselves as the beautiful siren they are. I am looking forward to helping you release your inner siren.

During that summer I decided to teach swimming lessons:

#1 - It would get me outside

#2 - I loved swimming

#3 - Gave me a distraction

#4 - I was getting paid to exercise lol.

Yes, I am only 5 foot tall, so I was treading water most of my day in the pool, and let me tell ya some of those mornings were really cold. But teaching a child a new skill in the water, watching them accomplish it and seeing that sparkle in their eyes, brought so much joy to my heart.

Yes, I probably should have seen a psychologist but it was exactly what I needed to heal. I’m definitely not saying that you should teach swim lessons and that it will make you feel better. When I started swim lessons I was lost, only holding it together by a thread but by the time summer was over I had that feeling of joy back in my life.

I had done a couple boudoir shoots for my brides and loved those shoots. Seeing the women get to see and believe that they are truly beautiful brought joy in my life. So that's when I decided I wanted to learn as much as I could about boudoir photography. I did workshops, mentorship, classes and found that there are many types of boudoir styles. Boudoir gave me a way to continue to heal through my photography.

So now you know, I love Boudoir.

Would you like to know what boudoir actually is?

Boudoir is the French word for a woman's bedroom, so it makes sense that a boudoir photo session is typically thought of as a sexy photoshoot.

Clients typically wear sexy outfits - lingerie, stockings, undergarments, dresses, etc. It doesn’t always have to be like that though! Personally, when I think of a boudoir shoot, I think of it as more of a confidence booster experience. While some women believe wearing sexy clothing helps them build confidence, that’s not always the case. Many women choose to wear items of clothing that they wear everyday (i.e. - a tank or tee, a fitted button down shirt, a robe, a jersey, etc.) That will remind them of that photo shoot every time they wear it. We welcome your creative input and remember, you are part of your styling team, too!


Why Hair & Makeup

I have teamed up with an amazing hair and makeup artist, Claire Schweppe. She meets us at the studio and does her magic. Claire knows exactly how to get you all glammed up and camera ready. You will be pampered for at least one hour with hair, makeup, ohh and lashes before your photoshoot. Don’t forget its all included in your session fee. I am so lucky to have Claire on my team and couldn’t do my job without her and her expertise. She helps you see your inner siren and I make you feel like a beautiful siren.

What I believe...

A session at Release Your Siren is like having a glamours girls day, where you’re the star of the show. When you first arrive we will pick out your outfits and get them ready for your shoot while Claire starts pampering you. Now it's time for your photoshoot. I know it can be nerve wracking but don’t worry, I will be coaching you the entire time on your posing and facial expression so we can get those killer shots. After your shoot you will go grab a bite to eat because you will be hungry. You will return back to the studio for a relaxing hour massage while I finish editing your images for your same day viewing and ordering appointment. Yes you will get to see your edited images that day.

Why you might inquire about a session for a reason but it ends up being for You...

While some women choose to do a shoot for a significant other (birthday gift, wedding present, anniversary, etc.) it typically ends up being a gift for themselves more so in the long run. Session do SO MUCH to lift you up and give you back a sense of self, and a refreshed feeling of confidence. Your partner will look lovingly at the images too, but the true feeling of transformation will only be felt by you, our client and the subject of the images.

Where did Release Your Siren come from...

You will hear me say, “release your siren,” or “release your inner siren,” but why? Well with my love of water, mermaids, and boudoir, it seemed like a cute catchy praise that can tie it all together. I believe a siren is always confident enough to show off her beauty as well as her sexy side.


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Where we routinely run giveaways, play games like bingo with awesome prizes, and of course encourage and support each other.

Who doesn't like free stuff and lots of love? This community was created for YOU, swim on over and introduce yourself to everyone, we can’t wait to meet you!

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Love Notes from Client
5 Star Review

Randalyn is one of the best!!!

Not only does she make you feel comfortable when doing a boudoir session, she makes you feel amazing about yourself! When I got done with my photo shoot I felt like a million dollars!!! I can’t say enough good things about her 💜


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