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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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Watch Me Photograph A Destination Senior in Arizona | Hope Taylor Photography

I haven’t been this excited for a YouTube video in SO LONG!! We don’t typically share behind the scenes of real shoots on YouTube…it’s normally reserved for our paid membership, The Senior Scoop. But this shoot was just too good not to share! You are going to get to watch a clip from my sister’s […]

Watch Me Photograph A Destination Senior in Arizona

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I haven’t been this excited for a YouTube video in SO LONG!! We don’t typically share behind the scenes of real shoots on YouTube…it’s normally reserved for our paid membership, The Senior Scoop. But this shoot was just too good not to share! You are going to get to watch a clip from my sister’s […]

There is another VLOG comin’ at you this week!!! You guys have been asking for more personal videos lately, so my goal is to work in at least one a month…we’ll see how it goes!! 🙂 Last week, you saw my little sister’s BEAUTIFUL senior session in Arizona…but now you get to see the behind-the-scenes […]

We are talking CONTRACTS this week on YouTube! Somehow, despite it being an incredibly important element of being a business owner, I have yet to discuss them in a video. But, that all changes today! I’m breaking down the most important clauses and policies to include in your senior photography contract. Tune in below! IF […]

This is a topic I almost never talk about on YouTube…but I LOVE sharing about it! We are talking about email marketing, lead magnets and a strategic way to grow your audience in 2022. I’m pulling back the curtain and giving you a sneak peek at something brand new that I am creating for my […]

A topic that I get asked about almost daily but have NEVER covered on my YouTube channel…PRICING! I’m sharing my thoughts on pricing for senior portraits, why I only have one package for my clients and how I present my pricing to book more of my inquiries: IF YOU ENJOYED THIS VIDEO, YOU MAY ALSO […]

I get questions ALL the time about ways to scale your business and what exactly a “virtual assistant” does (or can do) to help free up your time. In toady’s video, I’m breaking down the first 5 tasks I outsourced to my VA…and how it has totally changed the game for my business! I think […]

Let’s talk about SMILES!! On one of my previous senior posing videos, a photographer commented asking how I get such genuine smiles from my clients…especially ones who are a little shy or uncomfortable in front of the camera. And I thought this topic deserved it’s own video!! In today’s video I’m breaking down how I […]

If you watch my YouTube videos consistently…you may be picking up on a theme the last few weeks!!! I’m letting you see an inside peek at what the EDUCATION side of my business looks like alongside the PHOTOGRAPHY side of my business. And it has been so fun for me to share! I am so […]

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

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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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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