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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 in the RAIN - Behind the Scenes at a REAL SHOOT! | Hope Taylor Photography

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 […]

Photographing a Senior in the RAIN – Behind the Scenes at a REAL SHOOT!

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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 […]

Spring is finally HERE and I am so excited for all the light, the colors, and the flowers. I love this time of year and Ali’s Springtime Downtown Charleston Senior Session certainly does not disappoint!! Whether you’re already loving spring OR you’re counting down til the season finally comes to you, you’re going to be […]

In today’s video I am breaking down the brand new CloudSpot Studio Mini Session Feature, specifically showing you how you can make more money in your senior photography business! You might know this already but I’m a HUGE fan of CloudSpot. I’ve used and loved it in my business for years now and recently I […]

If you are a senior photographer who really struggles with posing your clients in a cap and gown because they’re not the MOST flattering thing, then you’re going to love this video! I’ve been a senior photographer now for over a decade and this is one of the pain points that a lot of us […]

Spring is right around the corner but you may still be navigating the cool winter light like I did in Himalay’s beautiful sunrise senior session! It was frigid the morning of her shoot in downtown Savannah and I wanted to be sure to keep spirits up while finding great locations to capture her perfectly. If […]

In today’s video I’m going to teach you how to flatter every single body type when you are posing your photography clients! I’ve been a photographer for 10+ years so I have a TON of tips for how to pose your clients. Not only are these the actual poses that I use for myself when […]

In today’s video, you’re going to hear from Jennifer Olmstead of Tonic Site Shop – and I’m so excited about it! She will be sharing her knowledge on how to make sure your website is converting in 2024 (yes please!) Jennifer did my entire brand and website over 8 years ago and she is my […]

This time of year is typically a slow season for photographers but every once in a while I have a senior session in the middle of winter. This is one of those!! It was not the weather we were expecting in sunny, warm California for Megan’s senior session, but it still turned out SO beautifully. […]

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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How To: Tips for Better Senior Portraits

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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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