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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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It’s not often that we have guest posts on the blog…but today is an exception that I am SO excited about! We have the amazing Paige Griffith of The Legal Paige sharing hew knowledge on senior portrait contracts. She was a guest speaker inside of The Senior Scoop earlier this month, and we wanted photographers […]

Essential Clauses to Have in a Senior Photography Contract

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It’s not often that we have guest posts on the blog…but today is an exception that I am SO excited about! We have the amazing Paige Griffith of The Legal Paige sharing hew knowledge on senior portrait contracts. She was a guest speaker inside of The Senior Scoop earlier this month, and we wanted photographers […]

Today we are going to talk about how to book your FIRST EVER senior session! I’ve been a senior photographer for over a decade and I absolutely LOVE it. But I know how hard it can be to break into the market and get in touch with your first client if you’ve never done it […]

Cloudspot, which is the program that I use for my gallery delivery, has released a brand new program called Cloudspot Studio and in today’s video, I am joined by their CEO, Gavin Wade, to talk all about it! With Cloudspot Studio, you can now use it to deliver contracts, invoices, and questionnaires to your clients, […]

After taking a few weeks off, we’re back with brand new content on our YouTube channel and I’m so excited!! We took some time to reassess what was working and what wasn’t, including what adds the best value to you, and we’re making a change. My YouTube channel is now dedicated solely to my senior […]

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 […]

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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My client booking workflow with honeybook

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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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