On Tuesday you got to see a behind-the-scenes look into last weekend’s workshop…and today you get to see ALL the pretty!!! One of the best parts of each workshop experience is the styled shoot. I spent the entire first half of day one teaching the attendees all about shooting, posing, lighting, camera settings, detail styling […]

Normally I host 3-4 workshops each year, but I only hosted one in 2018. At this point I’ve mentioned it a few times, but I was really sick throughout last year and was in the hospital right before teaching that workshop. I knew I had to take a break and get my health back on […]

It’s officially a brand new month of Happy Hour with Hope…which means a brand new topic!!! In the month of March, I am sharing all about OFF-SEASON!!! Each week I will be breaking down a task that you can complete during the slow seasons of your business to set yourself up for SUCCESS and ORGANIZATION […]

Ya’ll, it’s the FINAL episode of the first month of Happy Hour with Hope!!! We did it! You’ve made this video series a huge success and I’m SO thankful!!! I didn’t know what to expect when I launched these videos or what the reaction would be…but I’m truly just so grateful for each and every […]

A new week means a NEW EPISODE!! This week’s episode may truly be my favorite episode yet…because it’s an EASY workflow change that TRANSFORMED my business two years ago. I’m breaking it down, step-by-step, to show you exactly how I create my content and pre-schedule my blogs/social media posts so that my online presence RUNS […]

Since the VERY beginning of my business, I have always been what I call a Shoot & Share photographer: meaning I deliver high resolution digital files to all of my clients. Instead of offering sales for prints and products, I have found so much value in including these files in my pricing and packages – and there is […]

It’s Monday it’s Monday it’s Monday!!! And that means a BRAND NEW episode of Happy Hour with Hope!!! AH!!! This week is the first “official” episode…because it’s the first EDUCATIONAL episode!!! This month we are talking all about WORKFLOWS and SYSTEMS in my business. I’m sharing every piece of my workflows, with no stone left […]

If you follow me on social media, you’ve seen me doing some secret filming and hinting about a new project the last few months!!! One of priorities coming into the year of 2019 was creating content that my FOLLOWERS wanted to see…not just things that I liked to create. I did a lot of polls […]



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









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