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

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HOPE TAYLOR

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I'm Hope Taylor. A photographer, educator and business coach serving joyful clients for almost a decade. I began my business when I was just 16 years old, and now I help you grow yours from my home in Savannah, GA! 

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Hope Taylor January 2022 Star Students

I am so excited to start doing a Star Student’s blog post every month!! I LOVE my online course students, and this is going to be such a fun way for them to humbly brag about all the amazing things they are doing!! This month, I’ve got 3 students to tell you about: Jaden, Lindsey […]

January 2022 Star Students

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I am so excited to start doing a Star Student’s blog post every month!! I LOVE my online course students, and this is going to be such a fun way for them to humbly brag about all the amazing things they are doing!! This month, I’ve got 3 students to tell you about: Jaden, Lindsey […]

Whew…what a way to kick off my 2022 wedding season!!! Suzi and Sasa got married in Palm Beach, Florida last weekend with the most stunning and thoughtful wedding celebration. Every detail was absolutely beautiful (and the most perfect shade of HTP blue!)…but it was also full of sentimental details and sweet moments that were such […]

SUCH a fun way to kick off my 2022 shooting season!!! I traveled to Palm Beach, Florida for Suzi and Sasa’s wedding day last weekend, and we decided to use Friday night to capture their ENGAGEMENT session! I have quite a few destination wedding clients who choose to utilize their engagement session during the weekend […]

This video comes highly requested! I haven’t ever talked about blogging on my YouTube channel…but, believe it or not, I DO still think there is value in blogging for your biz in 2022! In today’s video I’m sharing some of my biggest tips for blogging SENIOR sessions. How to streamline the workflow, size your images, […]

Let’s talk about something that you may not know about me: I will never book more than 2 sessions a week…and they are only on Tuesdays or Thursdays. After almost a decade as a photographer, I have learned the hard way how quickly burnout can cause a downward spiral in your business and creativity. So, […]

Deciding which gallery service to use as a photographer is a HUGE decision…and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. It will determine a huge part of your workflow and one of the BIGGEST pieces of every client’s experience with you. After 9 years as a photographer, I’ve explored LOTS of options when it comes to […]

Happy 2022, friends! I still don’t think I’ve quite processed that we are already in a brand new year…but this blog post makes it feel more real! We kicked off 2022 at the AMAZING Alida Hotel here in Savannah, GA with some of our favorite friends. We actually didn’t have tons of New Year’s plans…but […]

It has been so long since I’ve shared a wedding planning update on the blog!!! Things have just been a tad bit insane for the last few months, but I’m back with an update AND a peek into my bridesmaids boxes! First things first, here’s what we’ve had going on the last few months: -Me […]

Build Your Senior Photography Business

I began my business during my junior year of high school, and fell in love with photography while capturing all of my peers and their senior portraits. I built a six-figure photography business on my passion for senior clients - and now I help hundreds of photographers across the globe do the same! 

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HOPE TAYLOR EDUCATION

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"Hope is so much more than *just* an educator, but a loyal, fierce believer in the people she invests in, and who invest in learning from her." 

— Rob

"Thanks to Hope, I'm literally booking so fast I can't keep up! I booked 3 sessions in ONE day after applying what she taught me!" 

— jessie

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Looking to grow your photography business, capture better images or streamline your workflows? Every single week, I share new videos with practical, no-fluff content just for you! Come binge-watch all the past videos, and be sure to subscribe to see them each week:

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My client booking workflow with honeybook

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3 tips for posing high school seniors

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Client gallery delivery with cloudspot

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Resources + My Favorite Things

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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 guides + Programs + tools + favorites