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Libby’s Sunrise Downtown Charleston Senior Session (NEW SENIOR COURSE) Charleston, SC

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This blog post is SO exciting because it’s not just a beautiful senior session…it’s a beautiful senior session we FILMED for the brand new version of my senior course!!! If you haven’t been following along on Instagram, then you probably have NO idea what I’m talking about. A few weeks ago, I flew my film team in for a full 5 DAYS of re-filming my most popular course: The Senior Posing & Experience Course. The new course is over double the size, packed with HOURS of uncut shooting footage, HOURS of in-studio teaching + TONS of new bonuses. It’s also been re-named the Senior Photography Business Course (because we now added SO much content that posing & experience doesn’t even begin to cover it!!!) The new version of the course is launching later this year and you can add yourself to the wait list HERE to be the first to know when the new course is available!

But, of ALL the lessons and bonuses we filmed for this course…Libby’s senior session may be my favorite! We set-up a sunrise senior session with a client I had NEVER worked with before, and we filmed the entire shoot start to finish. So, you’ll get to see me put ALL of the course content into action: everything from selecting her outfits, beginning the shoot, posing, finding the right lighting, maintaining positive convo with my client, correcting mistakes, dealing with mishaps and more. You get to see it ALL! Every second! We even got to work with the famous Pink Figgy on Rainbow Row – the shoot was overall a DREAM!

If you want to be the first to learn more when the new course is released – head HERE! Enjoy this peek into the gorgeous Libby’s senior shoot downtown Charleston!

These pink fluffy shoes – I died!!! SO fun!!!

You’ll get to see exactly how we got THIS much variety in about an hour long shoot!!

You’ll also see how I navigated when I put Libby in this lighting and didn’t end up loving it. So, we switched after one shot and…

MUCH better!!!

Ya’ll know I LOVE this car!!! Ever wondered how to pose your client with props? Network with vendors? Plan shoots like this? Get your clients to dress the way you want them to? All of it is inside the course (and so much more!)

One of my faves!!! Saved the best for last!

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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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