Cheyenne Gil of Cheyenne Gil Photography


This post is part of the #WellstruckLadyBoss co-host Series

Cheyenne Gil of Cheyenne Gil Photography is co-hosting the August 2018 edition of #WellstruckLadyBoss at Vault + Vine in Philadelphia. We're sharing a few Q&As with her so you can get to know this fellow boss!


 Cheyenne Gil: a self-portrait

Cheyenne Gil: a self-portrait


Q: Tell us about your business!

A: I'm a body positive boudoir photographer who is focused on and determined to empower women and femmes. I help women and femmes celebrate, embrace, and love their bodies - no matter what!
 

Q: What accomplishment are you celebrating right now?

A: I am SO SUPER PROUD that I am booked 6 months out and booked 35 sessions in 2 days when I re-opened my books!
 

Q: What keeps you motivated?

A: My younger self motivates me to do what I do. I am so proud that I'm someone that I needed when I was younger. The biggest reward is that I am lucky enough to have a platform where I can help people how I needed to be helped when I was a kid/young woman.
 

Q: What's one tip you want to share with other entrepreneurs?

A: Dig deep. Keep pushing. Work your ass off. Spend time with people you love.


Portrait by body positive boudoir photographer Cheyenne Gil
Portrait by body positive boudoir photographer Cheyenne Gil
Portrait of Dana Falsetti by body positive boudoir photographer Cheyenne Gil

Q: What's your favorite app or resource of the moment?

A: Acuity! For scheduling shoots automatically!
 

Q: What are you listening to lately?

A: Jack White, Blood Orange, Porches.
 

Q: What are you crushing on?

A: Loveis Wise — an amazing human/Illustrator from Philly (@cosmicsomething).
 

Q: What inspirational words resonate with you recently?

A: When a wave comes, go deep.
 

Q: Where can we find you online?

A: Follow me on Instagram to be inspired by the incredible strength, beauty, and badassery of the women and femmes I get to photograph!


Portrait by body positive boudoir photographer Cheyenne Gil
Portrait by body positive boudoir photographer Cheyenne Gil

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The August 2018 edition is exclusively for owners of businesses that are primarily run and operated by one person. If this sounds like you and you'd like to meet more women entrepreneurs in a laid-back, intimate roundtable discussion atmosphere — join us!

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