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


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University of Mary Washington Senior Portraits Jacqueline | Downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia

Senior Sessions

When I opened up senior dates this year, something happened that I wasn’t expecting…I got an influx of COLLEGE senior inquiries!!! Typically, I specialize in local high school seniors, but I was regularly getting emails asking if I offered the same experience for college graduates. I had done a handful of college seniors in the past and absolutely LOVED it, so everyone got a resounding “YES!”. Jacqueline is one of those sweet girls! She was a senior at University of Mary Washington here in downtown Fredericksburg (just blocks from my house!) and she was finishing NURSING school!! AMAZING. She was even so flexible when I asked her to switch dates because I was going to be in Charleston on her original session date. She truly was just the sweetest!!!

When we met to begin her shoot, I swear we could’ve talked for hours!! We had to stop mid-convo to actually go to our first shooting location, hahaha! We have so much in common and I’m just so grateful we crossed paths. I feel so lucky that I was able to capture these portraits for her!

Congratulations on all of your achievements, Jacqueline! SO proud of you!!!

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Love the one on the right!!!

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This LIGHT!!!

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LOVE how Jacqueline incorporated her nursing degree into her session!!

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These flowers were literally growing wrapped around a light pole on the side of the road…and these shots are still amazing!!!

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These aren’t even all of her nursing books!!!!

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This set with the golden light is DEFINITELY my favorite!!!!

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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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My Entire Client Workflow in Honeybook

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The One Secret To Beautiful Images And Easy Editing

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