Let’s talk business. In order to spark creativity, highlight local talent, and grow an authentic, engaged community right here at The Sweet Seed, I’d like to introduce a new series to the blog: Leading Ladies.
So what’s it all about? To stay true to my manifesto, I continually strive to provide content that inspires the modern, multifaceted lady. Well, what better way to do that than to feature other like-minded women and profile their accomplishments. Through sharing stories of struggle, success, and entrepreneurial endeavors, I hope we can motivate one another to live proactively and realize our dreams.
To kick off the series, I’d like to provide some insight regarding a recent venture of mine: VS Photography. I hope you enjoy this new addition to the blog and tune in to learn more about amazing women and their unique journeys!
Leading Ladies: Valerie Sarron of VS Photography
Name: Valerie Sarron
Location: Boston, MA
Current title: Owner and photographer for VS Photography
What is VS Photography? VS Photography is a Boston-based beauty and boudoir studio. What is boudoir photography? A fun, sexy, and intimate interpretation of portraiture.
What inspired you to start your venture? I gifted a boudoir photography session to a dear friend of mine to kick off her bachelorette party. As the night progressed, she couldn’t wait to share her experience (and some screen shots) with the all the ladies in attendance, who in turn each wanted their own session! I knew then that there was a market for this kind of product–including myself! This encounter is also why the studio offers packages for a girls’ night out and bachelorette parties!
Sum up your mission statement in one sentence. I want to empower women to feel confident, sexy, and beautiful in their own skin.
What’s one thing you’d like people to know about your business? VS Photography tailors boudoir sessions to suit your personal style and comfort level–so there’s no need to feel intimidated. What sets VS Photography apart is the focus on a one-of-a-kind experience. From individual client attention, to a fabulous hair and makeup team and an elegantly designed studio, we cater to each client’s individual needs.
What was your biggest challenge and how did you overcome it? Because boudoir photography is somewhat of an intimate affair, I often deal with clients who feel self-conscious. I’d like for clients to know that I completely empathize (yes, I’ve been in your shoes!) and aim to provide a welcoming, comfortable environment. I believe every woman deserves to feel beautiful and strong in her own unique way–and that’s why I love what I do. I get the opportunity to remind women to embrace what they love about themselves.
What’s one piece of advice you’d like to share? Create a product or service that you (as a customer) would be proud of–and never stop improving on that model!
Whether commemorating a wedding, an anniversary, or a special milestone in your life, a session with VS Photography is the perfect way to celebrate yourself and create a memory that will last forever. Take a peek at some work below or visit the VS Photography website to view galleries, learn more, and to book a session!
Are you a Boston business woman with an amazing story to tell? Comment here or contact info@thesweetseed to possibly be featured in the next series!