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


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Downtown Charleston + Sullivan’s Island Senior Portraits Cicily | Charleston, SC

Senior Sessions

Cicily’s senior portait session was the LAST shoot I did in Charleston before moving to Savannah! I squeezed it in during my last week and am SO glad that I did! The forecast on the day of her shoot kept changing…but we made the decision to shoot despite the storms in the forecast. We shot along Rainbow Row as the clouds started to roll in…then made a mad dash for the beach! We were literally just ahead of the storms when we captured some beautiful, wind-blown images on Sullivan’s Island…and the sky opened up JUST as we finished! The timing was perfect…and even more fitting that Cicily wants to be a meteorologist! She totally embraced the wind and rain to capture some STUNNING, natural images that totally reflect her personality…and I have so many favorites!

Cicily, thank you so much for trusting me to capture your senior portraits! It was such a joy to spend the evening with you, and I’m so excited for all that is in store for your future! You are a gem and made my job SO easy – enjoy scrolling through some of my favorites! First up, what do you do when your prom gets cancelled? You wear the dress for some STUNNING senior portraits!


The pink on pink was a DREAM!


Another favorite! I love that we worked so many natural, candid poses into this shoot!

LOVED this top so, so much!

Mermaid vibes!! LOVE!

Ending with another favorite RIGHT as the rain started to come down!! So good!

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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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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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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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