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Tuesdays Together | Fredericksburg, VA The Rising Tide Society




Oh, friends. This post is something that I am so excited about I can hardly stand it. When Natalie gave me a call last week + shared her heart behind The Rising Tide Society, I was in awe. Her and Krista have been behind the secenes planning something LIFE CHANGING for this community, and I am so excited to already see it flourishing. These ladies, along with some other industry leaders, have started a wave of #communityovercompetition and started a movement like no other. I am so honored to be a small part in something that’s going to make huge changes, and I cannot wait to kickstart it all next month!!

The Rising Tide Society is a society for creative entrepreneurs who believe in community over competition. It’s for the dreamers, boss ladies and small business owners alike. This isn’t something that’s just for photographers or for full-time business owners. This is for the women with full time jobs who have a dream to pursue wedding planning. It’s for the high schooler who wants to be a photographer. It’s for the 3-year business owner who needs a community to support her. It’s for the ones with big dreams and passions and creative hearts. This is something for EVERYONE in the creative industry, and it is going to bring us together like never before.

Across the country, in dozens of cities, industry leaders are rising up to host monthly “Tuesdays Together” where we meet at a local coffee shop, chat about our business, make new friends, support each others dreams, encourage hearts + change lives. You don’t need anything to attend except yourself and a heart for community over competition. This industry that we’re in can be lonely sometimes. Those late nights behind your computer, those struggles that make you want to quit, those days when your to-do list seems to be never-ending…we ALL have them. And nothing is better than having a team of cheerleaders by your side to encourage you through the hard times and celebrate with you during the good.

On the first Tuesday of every month, the Fredericksburg #TuesdaysTogether will be held in downtown Fredericksburg! The first one is being held on May 5th from 12-2pm at Hyperion Esspreso. You don’t need to RSVP to attend, and you can come from ANYWHERE! Feel free to travel from wherever you are to join us for the afternoon!! Read more about the Rising Tide Society + the other participating cities HERE!



  1. Cathy Lyon says:

    Hello Hope, will you please tell me when the next Tuesdays Together will be? I know you said the first Tuesday of the month, so I am assuming the 2nd. Where and what time?
    Thanks and thank you for hosting.
    Cathy Lyon

    • Hope Taylor says:

      Hi Cathy!! You can join us on Facebook in the “Tuesdays Together Fredericksburg” group!! 🙂 Can’t wait to see you there!! XOXO

  2. […] Ooooh friends, The Rising Tide Society is big. It’s so much bigger than just meet-ups and new friends and fun. It’s all of those things, but it’s also so much more. It’s providing a community for creative entrepreneurs to come together and build one another up. It’s giving hope to women who want to pursue their dreams. It’s encouraging creatives who are in the beginning of their business that they can DO this. It’s answering each other’s questions and sharing stories and bouncing ideas. It’s saying “hey, I’ve been exactly where you are right now, and you can get through it. Let me help you.” It’s a whole new outlook on the creative industry and it’s something that a lot of us have been craving for a long time. I could not be more thankful for a group of people like this one. You can read a little more about what Tuesdays Together is here. […]

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I'm Hope Taylor, an international Senior Portrait and Wedding Photographer based in Charleston, SC. I'm also an educator, international speaker, and the host of multiple sold-out workshops each year!



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