Back with another Friday Favorites post! Every few weeks, I’ll be sharing a variety of products I’ve been loving in categories like lifestyle, home, fashion and beauty! You can shop this week’s items quickly below, or keep scrolling to learn more about each! This week I wanted to highlight some of my “beach essential” staples […]

This is a funny week on the blog because I shot SO much last week that things are being shared out of order!! I always blog weddings on Wednesdays, so I actually shared Kat and Carter’s wedding on the blog YESTERDAY (see it HERE!). But, we shot their engagement session in the same weekend – […]

This was my SECOND wedding in SIX days after almost 9 months of not shooting a wedding…craziness!! And it felt SO good!!! Kat and Carter got married in Virginia Beach on Saturday, in the midst of a pandemic, and it was the most wonderful day. There were so many sweet and sentimental details throughout the […]

Ya’ll, I’ve been DYING to get this engagement session up on the blog!!! The last two weeks have been a whirlwind of traveling to VA, shooting a wedding in Maryland, coming home to SC, going to NC for an engagement session, back to SC for my sister’s birthday then back to VA for another wedding. […]

Ya’ll…my first wedding blog post in 9 MONTHS!!! AH! I have not had a wedding since last October thanks to our pal COVID-19. Tess and Tyler’s wedding was actually supposed to be back in mid-May…but it got pushed back because of the virus. These two were such troopers about the entire thing, and they were […]

Mitch and Taylor are such a special couple. These two had to reschedule their engagement session more times than I could count: travel conflicts, COVID restrictions and then ME getting sick meant that their shoot kept getting pushed back and back and back. And they were SO kind the entire time. Taylor is a photographer […]

Ohhhh ya’ll this shoot is so special to me! I have so many new favorites images from this session that one has already made it’s way onto the home page of my website – hahaha! Sacia is a sweet friend of mine that I met when I moved here to Charleston. But, beyond that, she […]

This engagement session is special for SO many reasons!!! One being that it kicks off my “busy” season of normalcy after so long in quarantine…and two because Ellen was one of my absolute best friends in high school!! I met Ellen when I was a 14 year old freshman. I don’t even remember what class […]



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Hope Taylor is an international Senior Portrait & Wedding Photographer based in Fredericksburg, Va.









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