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If you ever want to feel fabulous about yourself, spend some time with Bethany Quinn. Quinn is a talented artist and the owner of Bethany Quinn Studios, where she helps empower women through her striking black-and-white boudoir photography sessions. When she’s not snapping photos, Quinn lives on the Northside of Indianapolis with her husband, her retired racing greyhound, and two kitties. Handing it off to you now, Bethany!
My Maven Superpower is … posing instruction — perfect for selfies and group photos!
Best book I’ve read lately is … Oh! This is tough! I love fiction, so it would have to be “A Court of Thorns and Roses.”
My first job was … as a kennel cleaner and dog walker at a local kennel in my hometown of Anderson.
The skill I most want to learn is … how to trail ride with a horse.
My favorite nonprofits to support are … local animal rescue centers.
Self-care habit I swear by is … baths and facials.
I feel most confident when … I’m shooting or educating other photographers.
The best career advice I can offer is to … do everything with confidence, even if you don’t feel it.
Favorite purchase lately is … I’m a huge fan of cozy footwear. I’m loving my Target slippers when I’m at home, and when I shoot, I’m obsessed with my cognac Rothy’s. I could get a pair in every color.
My favorite local restaurant dish is … I’m a huge fan of breakfast and love Yolk‘s vegetarian chilaquiles.
The thing I’ve been binging lately is … “Art in Bloom with Helen Dealtry.” Aside from photography, painting is another way I like to wind down from a busy week.
A maven you should know is … Britnee King.
The thing I’ve achieved lately that I’d like to celebrate with the Maven community is … moving to a new location behind Keystone at the Crossing!
What’s next for me is … my “Fearless Campaign” that features women who are aged 30 years and up that share their stories of strength. There will be a gala and gallery exhibition to host their images and stories. You can apply and learn more here.
Stephanie Groves is the Executive Editor of Indy Maven.
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