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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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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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If you have been following me for any amount of time, then you are probably reading the title of this blog post and thinking “WHAAAAT?! Hope doesn’t sell prints and products!” Because I don’t! I am not an in-person sales photographer, and I don’t require purchase minimums or include physical products in my client packages. […]

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If you have been following me for any amount of time, then you are probably reading the title of this blog post and thinking “WHAAAAT?! Hope doesn’t sell prints and products!” Because I don’t! I am not an in-person sales photographer, and I don’t require purchase minimums or include physical products in my client packages. […]

In case you missed it last week, we launched the brand new online shop featuring the new Senior Style Guide templates! But, in all of the excitement about the launch…I found myself talking a lot about the GIRL Senior Style Guide. So, I ended up getting tons of messages, emails and comments from photographers asking […]

This week is one of the most exciting we’ve had in a LONG TIME…because the brand new Senior Style Guide templates are LIVE and available for purchase in the brand new online shop!!! AH!! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen me sharing about how hard we’ve been working on this launch for MONTHS […]

My secret to success with my senior sessions? My SENIOR STYLE GUIDE. For the last 7+ years, I have made client education a VITAL part of my client experience. Instead of expecting them to know what to wear or how to prep for their shoot…I make it MY job to educate them on every single […]

It’s a weird time of year to be making major changes to my business…but I’m doing it anyway! Typically, I do an overhaul of my photography business during the slow season between Jan-March. But, the year of 2022 has brought so many life changes for me and changes to my business…that we needed a mid-year […]

We are getting back to the basics on YouTube this week! If you are a new photographer that is wanting to specialize in senior portraits, this one’s for you! I’m sharing my 3 biggest tips for getting better senior portraits in terms of gear and camera settings. We are talking lenses, aperture, reflectors, natural light […]

I am so excited to introduce you to my August 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: Brandy, Janae and Susan. It’s my […]

I haven’t been this excited for a YouTube video in SO LONG!! We don’t typically share behind the scenes of real shoots on YouTube…it’s normally reserved for our paid membership, The Senior Scoop. But this shoot was just too good not to share! You are going to get to watch a clip from my sister’s […]

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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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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