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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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Guys…it is starting to feel like FALL in Charleston!!! This week the temps have been in the lower-mid 70’s all week, with lows in the mid-50’s!!! WHAT!? It’s been a DREAM and such a wonderful break from the 110+ heat index when we were filming my new course just a few weeks ago! It’s the […]

Gillian’s Rural Charleston Senior Session

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Guys…it is starting to feel like FALL in Charleston!!! This week the temps have been in the lower-mid 70’s all week, with lows in the mid-50’s!!! WHAT!? It’s been a DREAM and such a wonderful break from the 110+ heat index when we were filming my new course just a few weeks ago! It’s the […]

This blog post is SO exciting because it’s not just a beautiful senior session…it’s a beautiful senior session we FILMED for the brand new version of my senior course!!! If you haven’t been following along on Instagram, then you probably have NO idea what I’m talking about. A few weeks ago, I flew my film […]

I’m so excited to share this shoot!!! Sweet Abby was the winner of my senior session giveaway with Mulberry and King a few months ago. I gave away a free senior session to a class of 2020 senior that was missing out on a normal graduation experience because of COVID-19. Abby is a college grad […]

Ya’ll…prepare yourselves for the ultimate DREAM of a Charleston senior session!!! Nichole traveled into Charleston for me to capture memories of her graduating from law school (she’s an absolute rockstar!) and, because she is a photographer herself, her attention to detail blew me away! She had the BEST outfits, cutest prop ideas and even rented […]

My first senior session in almost THREE MONTHS…AH!!! So crazy and felt so good to be back. Sarah was one of the winners of my Instagram senior giveaway during quarantine because I know this season has been SO hard for so many class of 2020 grads. She just recently graduated from Clemson and we had […]

This blog post and this entire session are so special!!! If you don’t already know him, Reed is an amazing photographer based in Texas who also just so happens to be an online course student of mine!! I met him for the first time at my alumni retreat in Nashville a few years ago. And […]

I am typing this on my first official day back at work after a long holiday break…and it feels amazing!!! I’m so happy to be back! At the end of each year, one of my favorite things to do is go back through EVERY single gallery from the year and select my favorite images. I’ve […]

This blog post is an EXCITING one!!! Throughout the move from Virginia to Charleston, I had to cut back on my portrait bookings until I was settled and done traveling back and forth. So, I haven’t photographed a senior session in MONTHS…until Makenzie’s shoot last week!!! And this one was a special one. Makenzie has […]

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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." 

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"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!" 

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