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Soul Shine Boudoir was founded in 2017 by Kara Ames with the purpose of empowering other women. Over the years Soul Shine Boudoir has grown and expanded but has always stayed true to these values. We cannot be more grateful for the hundreds of women's stories we have been a part of. In October of 2021 we moved into a new studio location in Hermitage Pennsylvania. Going from a one room studio to a studio place with five rooms was a dream. In February of 2022 we began the journey of expanding into travel boudoir. Our first location was Naples Florida.  As we grow, change, and expand our business over the years, we cannot say thank you enough to the amazing clients who have supported us along the way.


Hi my name is Kara, owner and photographer at Soul Shine Boudoir. I'm a creative mind from West Middlesex, Pennsylvania that loves a good challenge. Family makes my world go round, my husband is nothing short of amazing and my two gorgeous girls make my heart smile all day . 


Boudoir changed my life.  It helped me to find who I am and showed me that I am enough. I believe that my divine purpose is to provide the same life-changing experience that will spark a new self-confidence for women of all walks of life. My mission is to help every woman thrive through empowerment over objectification.

Much like myself, my passion for photography is anything but ordinary. When I pick up a camera, I do everything I can to capture the heart of those I see through the view finder.

Catching a meaningful moment in time that will never happen again makes my soul shine.

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