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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

PHOTO + EDUCATION

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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 Photography 2021 Gift Guide for Creatives and Photographers

You are getting TWO gift guides in ONE week!!! I never post more than one video a week…but Christmas is an exception! Haha!! If you missed the Hope’s Favorites gift guide, click HERE to see my favorites in categories like home, beauty and fashion. In this gift guide, I’m going to be highlighting gifts that […]

2021 Gift Guide: For Photographers + Creatives

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You are getting TWO gift guides in ONE week!!! I never post more than one video a week…but Christmas is an exception! Haha!! If you missed the Hope’s Favorites gift guide, click HERE to see my favorites in categories like home, beauty and fashion. In this gift guide, I’m going to be highlighting gifts that […]

These posts are so special to me every single year. It’s one of my favorite ways to reflect on the last 365 days, and to curate the work that I’m the most PROUD of after an entire year of shooting. The last two years have been weird as photographers amidst the pandemic…and it can be […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS, friends!! If you’ve been following me for over a year, then you may have caught on to my yearly gift guides by now. Typically, I just share them on the blog…but I thought it would be fun to do VIDEOS this year! In this gift guide, I’ll be sharing a general “Hope’s Favorites” […]

My final senior session of 2021 was absolutely BEAUTIFUL! It always blows my mind how much Charleston looks and feels like the summer…even in early December. It was a BEAUTIFUL day to photograph Taylor along the Battery and some of my favorite blocks near Rainbow Row. I also photographed her sister’s senior session exactly one […]

If you enjoyed last week’s video and getting a chance to see me work with a real senior client…you will love today’s video, too! I am breaking down my 3 favorite ways to incorporate MOVEMENT into senior portrait posing. I’ve been using these techniques more and more lately to get more natural, candid-style images for […]

Buckle up…this is a long one!! It’s my LAST wedding of the 2021 season, and I went to high school with this sweet couple…so I may have added a few extra favorites into the blog post! I don’t even know where to start with how beautiful this day was. Not just visually at the breathtaking […]

If you were to ask me which link I get asked to share the most on Instagram…it would probably be the link to my reflector!! I use a reflector at every single senior session…but I don’t have an assistant or an intern. I use a reflector with HANDLES that allows me to multi-task and use […]

One of the MOST asked questions I have been getting since I got engaged…HOW the heck did I choose my wedding photographer!? I am spilling it all in today’s YouTube video, including 5 practical things for all brides to consider when choosing their wedding photographer! Tune in below! IF YOU ENJOYED THIS VIDEO, YOU MAY […]

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! 

Free downloads, blog posts, YouTube videos, online courses and memberships... I have it a resource for you!

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

Follow Along On YouTube

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