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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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My YouTube Set-Up | Hope Taylor Photography

I am SO excited to welcome on a special guest to my YouTube channel this week to talk all about how I set up my home studio to film my YouTube videos! My Lead Video Producer Josh Medlin is on my channel today to give us an in-depth walkthrough of my 2023 YouTube Studio that […]

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I am SO excited to welcome on a special guest to my YouTube channel this week to talk all about how I set up my home studio to film my YouTube videos! My Lead Video Producer Josh Medlin is on my channel today to give us an in-depth walkthrough of my 2023 YouTube Studio that […]

Today I’m talking about something I see a LOT of photographers struggling with… their website! After 10 years in the senior photography world I know a little bit about what catches the eye of my senior clients in terms of websites and mistakes that I see some photographers making that are costing them a lot […]

Today we are talking about one of my favorite topics again which is senior posing… but specifically seated poses! I really believe that especially for senior clients, the way that you pose them and make them feel comfortable in front of the camera will make or break their session — not only how their final […]

Today I’m sharing with you 5 prompts that you can use immediately at your next shoot to create more natural, candid, and joyful feeling senior portraits! If you’ve been following for any amount of time, you know that I am passionate about posing when it comes to senior portraits! A lot of photographers really struggle […]

Today I’m doing something I’ve never done before that I think is going to be absolutely hilarious – I’m pulling up my very first senior portrait galleries from over 10 years ago and I’m going to critique what I did wrong, what I could have changed, and what I think I could’ve done better! I […]

Today we’re talking about how to pose your clients when they aren’t model and just general posing tips for EVERY body type. As a senior portrait photographer, 9 times out of 10, my clients have never had professional photos taken before so my job is to be able to pose them and guide them through […]

I’m doing something I’ve NEVER done before on my YouTube channel and I’m giving away a FREE month of my Senior Scoop membership today! You can watch a full BTS video of one of my senior sessions (with my little sister Abby!) and see me compare my 5D Mark III with the Canon R6. You’ll […]

Today’s the day!! I am so excited to introduce my new course to you: Start. Scale. Send. — a simplified, no-fluff course to walk you through a step-by-step process to start, scale, and send your first 5-day funnel to your new email list! In today’s video you’ll see a preview of the course, the 3 […]

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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