So, you’ve decided that you want to specialize in senior portraits. You have your pricing all set to go, your contract is ready to be signed and your first senior books with you. YAY! Cue the confetti!!! But, what’s the next step? I have found that, for my seniors, the first step in the process after […]

These two beautiful love birds traveled all the way from Kentucky for their engagement session!!! I was pretty nervous the week of their session for a few reasons: 1. They were traveling SO far for their shoot, and that always adds a little pressure, 2. Talara is a photographer herself, which adds just a little […]

TWO weddings in TWO days!? Say WHAT!? Catching up on wedding blog posts is more exciting than I thought!! Taneesha + Yoni’s wedding day was one for the books! The Historic Mankin Mansion in Richmond is absolutely STUNNING + I just KNEW that Taneesha was my kinda bride when she pulled out her shoe box […]

As I am typing this, I am sitting in the heart of Charleston, SC and my heart is so full. I cannot WAIT to share some of the fun adventures I’ve been on this week with my sweet friend Natalie!  Before I left town, I had a full two weeks of shooting and loved every […]

I can’t even begin to explain how much fun I had with these two at their session last week! I had talked to Ms. Timmons on the phone multiple times before their session and I was so excited to finally meet her and her daughter, Brandi! When we arrived and I saw them walk up […]

I am SO excited to tell you all that I am OFFICIALLY signed up for the Pursuit 31 Photography Conference in September! Pursuit 31 is an absolutely amazing group of Christian women and photographers, , and I am SO blessed and ecstatic to go meet all of them at the conference! I will be flying out […]

Today was seriously just awesome. We put together a stylized shoot with XYZ Styling (Savannah Jolley) and had makeup done by the amazing Allyson Lagiovane. I held a model call two weeks ago and these five BEAUTIFUL girls were chosen from varying high schools to come out and model today. Let me tell you…they did […]

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









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