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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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It has taken me much longer to blog this than I wanted it to…but I’m so excited to share it!! A few weeks ago, we had our first BABY SHOWER hosted by my amazing momma here in Savannah! We are having two showers (one in Virginia with all of Hayden’s family early next year!) and […]

Our November 2023 Baby Shower in Savannah

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It has taken me much longer to blog this than I wanted it to…but I’m so excited to share it!! A few weeks ago, we had our first BABY SHOWER hosted by my amazing momma here in Savannah! We are having two showers (one in Virginia with all of Hayden’s family early next year!) and […]

In today’s video you’re going to get to watch me LIVE on a real senior session with the iconic Miss Savannah! She’s technically not a senior but we had an incredible time photographing downtown and it is one of my favorite sessions. What I’m focusing on in this video is the difference between using my […]

Last week, I hosted my incredible 2023 Mastermind Retreat in Charleston, SC and it was AMAZING! As a reminder, my Mastermind is my high-level coaching program that I offer for business owners who are looking to begin education and create passive income. For 6 months, I coach these entrepreneurs through weekly calls, one-on-one Voxer discussion, […]

It’s not often that we have guest posts on the blog…but today is an exception that I am SO excited about! We have the amazing Paige Griffith of The Legal Paige sharing hew knowledge on senior portrait contracts. She was a guest speaker inside of The Senior Scoop earlier this month, and we wanted photographers […]

Today we are going to talk about how to book your FIRST EVER senior session! I’ve been a senior photographer for over a decade and I absolutely LOVE it. But I know how hard it can be to break into the market and get in touch with your first client if you’ve never done it […]

My LAST senior session of the year!!! WHAT!? 2023…how did this happen?! I truly can’t believe that we’re already in November! But, Ciana’s Charleston senior session was the PERFECT way to end out the year. I called my mom on the way home from this shoot and said “it was the ideal senior session in […]

I can’t quite believe it, but this is my second to last senior session of 2023! Where did time go!? Cassie’s senior portraits took place in Charleston, SC during a beautiful fall sunrise. Those early mornings used to not be my favorite time to shoot…but they are now by FAR what I prefer! Cooler temps, […]

My LAST wedding blog post of 2023…and it’s such a special one! Olivia and Curt tied the knot last week in Charleston, SC with the most gorgeous, intimate elopement at Middleton Place. And I still can’t believe I got the honor of being their photographer! Olivia and I went to high school in the same […]

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? 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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My client booking workflow with honeybook

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How To: Tips for Better Senior Portraits

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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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