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


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Shelby + Josh | Sweetheart Session Cherry Blossoms | Downtown Fredericksburg, VA

Senior Sessions

Last week, I met with Kayla for an incredible mentoring session at the studio + I loved every second of it!! We dove into business basics + technical camera knowledge to kickstart her senior + wedding photography business. We spent two hours in the studio covering TONS of amazing information, and then we headed out on a BEAUTIFUL 70 degree day to shoot our models! Shelby is one of my 2016 spokesmodels + her boyfriend, Josh, joined us for the shoot so Kayla could learn about posing a senior as well as posing a couple.

Let me tell you guys…this shoot has quickly become one of my FAVORITES to date!!! The weather was beautiful, the light was amazing + the cherry blossoms were just starting to bloom all over the area!!! We explored downtown, the Mary Washington campus + a beautiful open field…I’m in love with every image!! Spring has officially sprung here in Fredericksburg + I’m in photographer heaven!!

Enjoy some of my favorites from Shelby + Josh’s shoot! To learn more about mentoring + book your own session, head HERE!


Shelby, girl, you are a STUNNER! And that LIGHT!!!


One of my favorites!!!


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hi, y'all!

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!



Top Three Educational Resources

My Free Senior Questionnaire

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all free, of course!

My Entire Client Workflow in Honeybook

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The One Secret To Beautiful Images And Easy Editing

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Come Watch On YouTube

Looking to grow your photography business, capture better images or streamline your workflows? My Youtube channel is the best place to find free education. Come binge-watch all the past videos, and be sure to subscribe to see new content when it goes live:


My client booking workflow with honeybook

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How To: Tips for Better Senior Portraits

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Client gallery delivery with cloudspot

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Resources + My Favorite Things

Ever wondered what programs I use in my business? My camera gear? My must-have photography products? Maybe just my favorite outfits to wear on wedding days? I've compiled a massive list of ALL my favorite things in every category! 


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