Name: Kim Lyn Chauvin
Nicknames: Kim Lyn
Current city & state: North Smithfield, RI
Business name & year founded: Kim Lyn Photography, 2013
I started my business to: Empower women through photography and inspire them to live their best lives!
3 words I use to describe my photo style: Authentic, Light, Natural.
I know it's weird but: I heal from my own insecurities with every woman I photograph.
My favorite thing about being an entrepreneur is: Connecting with so many amazing and inspiring women. I love hearing their stories. I love being able to use my craft to change the world.
My last big learning lesson was: You can't save everyone. I'm still learning to put myself first sometimes. I have a really big heart and tend to overextend myself.
The best advice I've ever received: Do what makes your heart happy.
My biggest guilty pleasure is: Food. All the food. Trips to Miami.
My current mantra: One thing at a time.
If I had to eat one food for the rest of my life it'd be: Soup. All the soups.
Bucket list destination or activity: Thailand, California, and a home in Miami one day.
Top 3 tips to slay your boudoir shoot:
- Relax - trust your photographer. It's very important to find a photographer that you feel 100% comfortable with. Do your research.
- Try your outfit choices on before your session. Do a few poses in the mirror to make sure it fits well.
- Have fun with it! It's not as scary as it seems. You are a beautiful woman inside and out. Own it. No one else can slay like you! You are perfect in everything you are.