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


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Morgan + Jake | Military Sweetheart Session Carter's Mountain + UVA Campus | Charlottesville, VA

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Morgan and Jake are the type of people that make you a better person just by spending time with them. They are kind, gracious, Godly, wise and so much fun…I just love them both so much! Jake has been Drew’s best friend for years and I feel so lucky to have become friends with him and Morgan, too. Jake just returned from Marine bootcamp last week and left again yesterday for 3.5 months in training…so we had a very short window to squeeze in time for some photos. We all had a fun double date planned for Jake’s last night in town: Salsa dancing under the stars at Cater’s mountain, dinner, cookies and quality time together. It was the perfect time to squeeze in a portrait session and I am so happy that we did 🙂

It was a toasty 100 degrees during the shoot, but you would never know 🙂 You can feel the love that these two have for each other just by being in the same room as them…it’s so beautiful and admirable. They’ve built their relationship long distance as Morgan travels and studies abroad and Jake pursues Marine training…I couldn’t be prouder of both of them and the incredible people they’re becoming. These photos will always be so close to my heart and I hope you love them as much as I do!!

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Another favorite 🙂


ANNND another favorite…there’s a whole lot.

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Carter’s mountain is SO beautiful!!!

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Best friends!!! Love both of these guys 🙂


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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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My Entire Client Workflow in Honeybook

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The One Secret To Beautiful Images And Easy Editing

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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:


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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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