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Hope Taylor is a photographer specializing in senior portraits serving both Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA.


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Julia Weaver | Sweet 16 Fredericksburg, VA

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When I first met Julia at my March Senior Photography Workshop , I immediately loved this girl!!! She is absolutely adorable and has such a wonderful heart. Her passion for photography reminds me so much of myself at her age, and I just adore her!! When she contacted me wanting to book a portrait session for her 16th birthday, I was beyond excited! Not only does Julia have the best personality, but she is drop-dead gorgeous!

Julia arrived at the studio last week with all of her outfits in hand, and I was jumping up and down with excitement (yes, that seriously happened) because they were BEAUTIFUL. She had a Tiffany blue Kate Spade dress with coordinating jewelry, tons of colorful accessories, the most amazing shoes + she even brought along her fluffy pup! We explored downtown Fredericksburg and found some amazing new spots as we walked, and her session has quickly become a new favorite!! I mean, how could it not!?

Enjoy some of my favorites from Julia’s session! If you are a 2016 senior, I currently have ONE September date and ONE November date left for senior sessions! Spring dates are going to be available soon, and keep a close eye out for a fun announcement on the blog later this week!


Hair and makeup by the always fabulous GoGo Gorgeous!

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Posing Tips | Senior Sessions 

  1. Emily Magers says:

    I would love to know more on your posing suggestions! This is gorgeous, how do you explain these poses to her?

  2. […] Julia Weaver | Sweet 16 Portraits […]

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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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