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


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June Senior Photography Workshop For Photographers


This week, I hosted my 5th Senior Photography Workshop and my heart is so full. I still have tired eyes, sore feet and a raspy voice, but I could not be happier! 9 attendees from all over the US traveled to my little Fredericksburg studio for a day full of learning, shooting and growing. Every time I host a workshop, it feels a little surreal…I always think “there is no way these ladies traveled all the way here just for me…they must have already been in town and it just happened to work out”. It’s so hard to wrap my mind around that! I feel so lucky and so blessed to work with so many amazing business owners each year. Workshops will always be my favorite!!!

We kickstarted the workshop experience with our fun meet & greet on the evening before. We had a delicious donut topping bar (SO yummy!!!) and incredible Olivia Macarons! Then, we spent 9 hours on Monday diving into the nitty gritty of owning a senior photography business, serving your clients and making your seniors feel loved. We talked about how to design an experience that creates clients-for-life and allows your business to market itself. Then we dove into the shooting side of things with a STUNNING citrus-inspired styled shoot by Dear Sweetheart Events (more of the coming next week)!! We finished up the evening with a Q+A pizza party and hugging everyone goodbye will always be my least favorite part of the day. I miss them all already!

Enjoy some of my favorite behind-the-scenes shots from the June Workshop! If you would like to join the mailing list to receive exclusive priority access to future workshop dates and announcements, you can do that HERE!

And a HUGE thank you to all of the sponsors who contributed to the attendee swag bags and meet & greet:

Olivia Macaron | Chalkfull of Love | Twila & Co. | Rachel Tenny | Honeybook | Monkee’s of Fredericksburg 

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So many amazing swag bag goodies…so jealous of these attendees!!!

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Styled shoot behind-the-scenes!!!

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And here are a few sneak peeks from the styled shoot…I can’t wait to share more of this next week!!

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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!



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