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

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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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Photographing a Senior with a Car: Posing Tutorial Hope Taylor Photography

How do you pose a senior with a car? I know this seems a little niche, but I hear this question a lot. I get it! It can be overwhelming to do. But if you have a senior who is bringing their own car or renting one for their senior session, this peek into Katie’s […]

Photographing a Senior with a Car: Posing Tutorial

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How do you pose a senior with a car? I know this seems a little niche, but I hear this question a lot. I get it! It can be overwhelming to do. But if you have a senior who is bringing their own car or renting one for their senior session, this peek into Katie’s […]

I am so excited to be sharing this styled shoot with you!!! To come back from maternity leave, I knew I wanted to do something BIG…so I put together a senior styled shoot in Charleston with The Pink Figgy! It’s the first time in YEARS that I put a shoot together just for ME. I […]

Summer is right around the corner! The light is warm and the temps are rising. But how do I handle cool-toned, wintry lighting for my clients without blowing out their skin tones or ditching my signature style? I tackled this during Mary Caroline’s Senior Session and I’m taking you BTS to watch it all! In […]

In today’s video you’ll get to watch me photograph an iconic senior session in Downtown Charleston with flowers that only bloom once a year! This is one of my FAVORITE sessions of all time. Not only was Brooke’s senior session a sunrise session, but we got to photograph with the blooming wisteria. When you tune […]

This post has been sitting in my drafts for WAY too long!!! I’ve been sharing some of my favorite newborn products over on Instagram, but I wanted to consolidate them all into one blog post! As a first time mom, I will never forget how OVERWHELMED I was with the process of putting together a […]

Today I’m taking you behind the scenes to be a virtual second shooter with me at a real senior session in beautiful Charleston, SC. Typically this type of content (over an hour long!) is reserved for photographers inside The Senior Scoop, aka Netflix for photographers! We have hundreds of photographers from across the globe inside […]

I am currently typing this blog post with a 2-month old Clara snuggled up asleep on my chest. I can’t believe it’s already been two months…but, at the same time, I can’t remember what life was like without her. Being a mom is already the greatest joy of my entire life. There is truly no […]

Do you struggle with golden lighting at your sessions? Come behind the scenes with me today to one of my favorite senior sessions and get a tutorial on golden hour lighting! For Mia’s senior session we were on Sullivan’s Island, right outside of Charleston, and I can’t wait to give you a behind the scenes […]

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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 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? 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:

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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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