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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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Oh my goodness, I love this shoot SO much!! Michael reached out to me back in April to inquire about a proposal he was planning for his girlfriend, Betsy. Just from his initial inquiry alone, I could tell that Michael was beyond thoughtful, and that he wanted to make this moment a surprise for Betsy. […]

Flower Truck Proposal on The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island

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Oh my goodness, I love this shoot SO much!! Michael reached out to me back in April to inquire about a proposal he was planning for his girlfriend, Betsy. Just from his initial inquiry alone, I could tell that Michael was beyond thoughtful, and that he wanted to make this moment a surprise for Betsy. […]

If you love Spanish moss as much as I do…you are about to love this session!! Allison and Ben reached out to me in the very early stages of planning their destination wedding in the South. We share a love for dreamy moss and charming Southern cities, so we hit it off right away (plus, […]

I am SO excited about sharing these!!! Katie it a sweet friend and past student of mine that I just adore. When I was in Savannah last week, she DM’d me that her and Brenden would be willing to drive up from TAMPA to model for me!! With only 3 days notice! I was SO. […]

GAHHH. It’s going to be such a beautiful week on the blog! I’ve had an insane two weeks of traveling with a whole week in DC and an entire week in Savannah immediately following. I had back-to-back meetings and commitments, but I only had one shoot scheduled during that period (Brandon + Emilee’s engagement) and […]

My FIRST engagement session of 2021…and it was special for more than one reason!!! I have known Emilee since I was all the way back in middle school. We were close friends for many, many years and both went to the same high school as Brandon! Emilee and Brandon knew of each other…but were never really close […]

Working with other photographers is ALWAYS an honor…and it’s even MORE of an honor when it’s one of your past students!!! Dakota has become a sweet friend of mine over the years after attending a live filming for one of my courses. She reached out to me a couple weeks ago that she would be […]

I have been looking forward to this shoot for MONTHS!!! Griffin reached out to me back in July saying that he would be traveling with his girlfriend to Charleston and wanted to plan to propose to her. He found me on Instagram and thought that his girlfriend Hannah would love my style (SO sweet)!!! We […]

I had two GORGEOUS shoots last week…which makes for a full week on the blog!!! We have spent MONTHS trying to plan Amelia and Trevor’s engagement session. Travel bans, COVID restrictions and complications kept pushing it farther and farther back. Amelia was flying in from CALIFORNIA for the shoot…and her travel ban was finally lifted […]

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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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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