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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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Posing Senior BOYS + Getting VARIETY | Hope Taylor Photography

This one is for the BOYS! Just kidding, this one’s for the photographers who want to photograph more senior boys…haha! In today’s YouTube video I’m talking through some of the biggest paint points I hear from photographers in terms of photographing guys. How do you make them excited for the experience? How do you get […]

Posing Senior BOYS + Getting VARIETY

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This one is for the BOYS! Just kidding, this one’s for the photographers who want to photograph more senior boys…haha! In today’s YouTube video I’m talking through some of the biggest paint points I hear from photographers in terms of photographing guys. How do you make them excited for the experience? How do you get […]

This video has been long awaited…and it’s finally here!!! Hayden and I signed the contract to build our first home in June of 2021, shortly after getting engaged. We closed on our home in early February and have been working hard to make it a home over the last few months…and we are finally ready […]

Emma’s senior session was so much FUN!!! We met up in downtown on a beautiful May evening for her Charleston senior portraits. My favorite way to kick off every senior session is to look through outfits and props that my clients brought along with them to map out exactly where we will photograph each piece. […]

This week’s video is a fun one…because I’m sharing a peek into my OWN branding session + images from last year! I got a YouTube comment a few weeks ago from a photographer that is prepping for her own branding images, and she’s struggling with what to wear and how to make the most out […]

One year from TODAY we will become husband and wife…so I thought it was the perfect time for this post 🙂 I am finally sharing our ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS!!! What a surreal sentence to type. I’ve dreamed of working with Lauren Fair for years and years…and I’m still not quite sure it has sunk in that […]

I’ve been SO excited to share this video! I photographed one of my new all-time favorite senior sessions a few weeks ago…and I’m giving you an inside look for FREE on my YouTube channel! A signature part of my most favorite senior images are always close-up portraits that include beautiful florals…so I’m sharing some of […]

I am so excited to introduce you to my April 2022 Star Students!! I LOVE my online course students, and this is 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: KayLee, Kelly and Maria. It’s my […]

We are talking SENIORS this week!! After almost a decade of photographing senior portraits, I’ve learned that it is MY job as the photographer to help my clients feel prepared for their experience. I need to educate them on what to wear, how to prep and what to expect at their shoot…or else we will […]

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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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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