Ya’ll…it’s my first shoot back in TWO WHOLE MONTHS!!! AH!!! I can’t even believe it…and this shoot wasn’t even planned!! South Carolina has slowly started to lift stay-at-home orders and allowed small businesses to begin opening back up, which includes photographers. But, to be safe, I’ve kept almost all of my client shoots beginning in […]

Annie and Benny’s engagement session was my very first shoot of 2020, and I couldn’t have asked for a better way to kick off the year! I was traveling to Richmond last weekend to celebrate my sweet friend’s engagement dinner, and the trip happened to perfectly align with Annie and Benny’s availability! So, we met […]

I am typing this on my first official day back at work after a long holiday break…and it feels amazing!!! I’m so happy to be back! At the end of each year, one of my favorite things to do is go back through EVERY single gallery from the year and select my favorite images. I’ve […]

I did SO much shooting in the month of October…but this shoot was such a special grande finale!!! I have been photographing Chelsey and her family for YEARS now – starting with their engagement and wedding photos, then their anniversary, family and maternity photos ever since <3 Chelsey is a sweet friend of mine, an […]

Oh my goodness, these two!!! Where do I even start!? Sarah reached out to me on Instagram a few weeks ago because she saw that I moved to Charleston, and she was going to be visiting the area with her fiance this month. She didn’t think I’d have any availability…but somehow I DID!! During my […]

My first EVER shoot in downtown Charleston…something I’ve dreamed of doing for YEARS!!! Every time I’ve visited Rainbow Row and the beautiful downtown area I dreamed of photographing someone here. I didn’t care if I lived here or not…I just wanted to capture it’s beauty! But, now I’m officially LIVING in the city I’ve always […]

This blog post is so special…mostly because it’s my two favorite humans on the planet!!! They celebrated their 27th (!!!) anniversary a little over a week ago, but we were in the height of the move to Charleston and waist-deep in boxes. For the last 3 years, I have been photographing their anniversary portraits…and I […]

Jess and Tony are such a special couple. I’ve been chatting with them over email for half a year and counting down the days until I got to meet them!! These two live in Texas but were planning a wedding in Fredericksburg…less than 3 blocks from my home in downtown! They both attended the University […]



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Hope Taylor is an international Senior Portrait & Wedding Photographer based in Fredericksburg, Va.









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