the blog.

Nov 21, 2023

When was the last time you were about to spend money on yourself, but decided not to in the end? You made this decision not due to budget concerns, but because you thought that spending money on yourself was too indulgent.     This blog post is a call to pause and rethink everything you’ve been taught. […]

Nov 15, 2023

Why would someone say, “Getting nearly naked improved my self-confidence”?   I’m so glad you asked!    The journey to self-confidence and embodiment can be a long one. Messages from our youth and society often leave us feeling at war against our bodies and disconnected from our physical form. Even if we once felt in tune with and […]

Nov 1, 2023

Woman in strappy dress with black backdrop and ring light. Photography by Lindsay Hite.

Oct 25, 2023

Do all mothers need a boudoir session? Yes, absolutely!  Let us explain.  Boudoir photography has a PR problem. Somehow, along the way, boudoir photography has been branded as photography solely geared toward young, fit women in their early 20s seeking to create sexy pictures for their partners.   The reality couldn’t be further from the truth.  […]

Aug 15, 2023

At Show Your Spark, we believe in the power of celebrating milestones. Pausing to purposefully reflect on the past, present, and future can ground us in hope when viewed through the eyes of celebration.   Celebrating milestones isn’t reserved only for those traditional life milestones we often think of- graduations, marriages, jobs, or babies. As wonderful […]

Aug 1, 2023

Have you ever needed to provide someone with a professional headshot and after scrolling through your files come up empty-handed or underwhelmed with your options? If so, it might be time to update your headshots and branding photography. From “Ugh, I have to find a headshot.” to “I feel good about my options.” – That’s […]

Jul 27, 2023

At the Show Your Spark magazine launch, the energy in the room was electric as Spark Alumni, sponsors, and guests from all walks of life gathered to celebrate each other. Fan-girl crushes ran rampant as women who had only met in online spaces finally had the chance to meet in person. Why did we gather?  […]

Jun 27, 2023

Life Milestones…. We all have them.  They define us, change us, inspire us, and sometimes even unite us. Milestones, born from both pain and joy, deserve to be celebrated as a rite of passage through the journey of life. Show Your Spark provides everyday women (that’s YOU!) the opportunity to memorialize and celebrate these milestones […]

Jun 6, 2023

Are you too old for boudoir photography?  No matter your age, the answer is….No! One of the top boudoir myths we hear often centers around the concept that, after a certain age, a woman is too old for boudoir photography. This couldn’t be further from the truth!   At Show Your Spark, we are on a […]

Apr 11, 2023

A lot of us have a feeling that self-care is selfish. Today we are shaking things up, disrupting the narrative, and turning it upside down on its head.   Today we declare:  Self-care is not selfish! Self-care is important and necessary! At Show Your Spark, we know how easy it is, as women, to sideline our […]