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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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Photographing a Senior with a Car: Posing Tutorial Hope Taylor Photography

How do you pose a senior with a car? I know this seems a little niche, but I hear this question a lot. I get it! It can be overwhelming to do. But if you have a senior who is bringing their own car or renting one for their senior session, this peek into Katie’s […]

Photographing a Senior with a Car: Posing Tutorial

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How do you pose a senior with a car? I know this seems a little niche, but I hear this question a lot. I get it! It can be overwhelming to do. But if you have a senior who is bringing their own car or renting one for their senior session, this peek into Katie’s […]

Summer is right around the corner! The light is warm and the temps are rising. But how do I handle cool-toned, wintry lighting for my clients without blowing out their skin tones or ditching my signature style? I tackled this during Mary Caroline’s Senior Session and I’m taking you BTS to watch it all! In […]

In today’s video you’ll get to watch me photograph an iconic senior session in Downtown Charleston with flowers that only bloom once a year! This is one of my FAVORITE sessions of all time. Not only was Brooke’s senior session a sunrise session, but we got to photograph with the blooming wisteria. When you tune […]

Today I’m taking you behind the scenes to be a virtual second shooter with me at a real senior session in beautiful Charleston, SC. Typically this type of content (over an hour long!) is reserved for photographers inside The Senior Scoop, aka Netflix for photographers! We have hundreds of photographers from across the globe inside […]

Do you struggle with golden lighting at your sessions? Come behind the scenes with me today to one of my favorite senior sessions and get a tutorial on golden hour lighting! For Mia’s senior session we were on Sullivan’s Island, right outside of Charleston, and I can’t wait to give you a behind the scenes […]

If I’m honest, I actually prefer booking my senior sessions at sunrise or sunset because of the beautiful lighting potential. But Kayden happened to be available for her Senior Session in Downtown Savannah in the middle of the day so the sun was much higher in the sky than normal. I still felt confident how […]

Let’s be honest, senior guys are a little bit more intimidating to photograph than senior girls! Posing one person by themselves can be VERY intimidating to begin with, but add in the fact that this isn’t most senior guys’ favorite things to do, and it just gets even harder. Also, if we’re honest, there just […]

This week I’m talking about something that I haven’t really ever gone in depth about here before. I’ll be talking about how to handle rain, crappy weather situations, and rescheduling for inclement weather… all things out of our control as natural light photographers! You’ll get to come behind the scenes with me on a real […]

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 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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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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