How is July already ending!? Absolute CRAZINESS. I can’t even believe it! But, I saved a good episode for last! In today’s episode I’m breaking down 3 of my favorite EDITING accessories.  You’re probably thinking “Hope, what in the world do you need as an accessory when you’re sitting behind a computer?” But, trust me […]

I’m SO pumped about the last two episodes of this month!! I have so many different products and gadgets that I use every day in my business…but they didn’t all necessarily fall in the same category. I wanted a way to share these things with you (because they TRULY are game-changers in my business!), but […]

Happy Monday, sweet friends! In this week’s episode of Happy Hour I’m sharing another “what’s in my bag” video – but this time for weddings! I’m breaking down my ENTIRE packing set-up for wedding days, including the bag that I carry (and travel with!) for every single wedding that I shoot! I talk about my […]

Ya’ll, it’s another new month which means another new topic!!! My family and I have been counting down the days until the month of July hit because it’s the month that we MOVE!!! And, if you don’t know what I’m talking about, you should probably watch last week’s video 🙂 But we can’t believe this month […]

I have truly NEVER been this excited to share a blog post. Ever. Ever. Ever. I’ve never had to keep a secret this big for this long EVER in my WHOLE LIFE and guys…I’M FREAKING OUT!!! I’ve been hinting at a major announcement and surprise for MONTHS now…but didn’t want to say too much. And now I […]

This week’s video is easily my most favorite episode to date. It is SO special to me!!! If you have been following me for any period of time, then you probably already know this…but my mom is my absolute best friend and favorite human. She is who inspired me to begin a business, who cheered […]

In case you missed it last week, we are doing something a bit different for the month of June! It is my birthday month, so to celebrate I am doing a month of highly requested PERSONAL episodes!!! Each week this month I’ll be sharing a new video and today I’m talking about BEAUTY products again!! […]

Guys…it’s my BIRTHDAY MONTH!!! I’m really not quite sure how it’s already JUNE, but I’m okay with it!!! To celebrate that I turn 23 (!!!) at the end of this month, I thought we would do something a little different for June Happy Hour episodes. You guys have HIGHLY requested a lot of topics that […]



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Hope Taylor is an international Senior Portrait & Wedding Photographer based in Fredericksburg, Va.









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