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I'm Hope Taylor, an international Senior Portrait and Wedding Photographer based in Fredericksburg, VA. I'm also an educator, international speaker, and the host of multiple sold-out workshops each year!

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I feel like I say this in almost every blog post…but it’s so true!! Especially about Susie and Darren: I have been waiting for their engagement session for what feels like SO. LONG!! I first met Susie at a Creative at Heart Conference  because she is a photographer herself. I remember loving her bubbly personality (and style!) […]

Amanda and D’Angelo’s wedding day was one I looked forward to for SO long! Amanda is a photographer herself, and when she contacted me that she was getting married at one of my favorite venues on a TUESDAY, I knew right away that her day was going to be so much fun!! Every aspect of […]

Samantha and Patrick’s wedding day was beautiful and unique in more ways than one. From floral bridesmaids dresses, thousands of hand-picked wildflowers, handmade bouquets and stunning mountain views…it has been thrown at the top of my list of favorite wedding days!!! Samantha and Patrick are some of the sweetest and most genuine people I’ve had […]

I first met Amanda when she attended one of my photography workshops and I just loved her!! So, when she emailed me this year asking me to be her WEDDING photographer (ahhh!!) I was so excited! It’s always such an honor to be asked to photograph other photographer’s weddings. It’s also nerve wracking and means […]

I feel like this post has been anticipated for so long!!! After over a year of planning and prepping, Caroline and Costa tied the knot last weekend at Quirk Hotel in Richmond, Virginia! I’ve always called Caroline the real-life Barbie doll, and her wedding day was the epitome of vintage Barbie inspiration!! I knew that […]

I think that Caroline has now officially been on my blog more than any other person!!! And I’m totally okay with it Last weekend was Caroline and Costa’s WEDDING weekend and I have been looking forward to it for months! But, I won’t spoil any wedding post surprises yet…that comes tomorrow Today, I wanted to […]

Ashley and Wythe are such a sweet couple. And they are so understanding!! On the day of their engagement session, Drew and I packed the car and were all ready to head to Williamsburg. We were about to start the drive, but Drew hoped out to check something in the trunk and we discovered my […]

This post has been on my heart for quite some time. Last week, I hosted a webinar about booking more senior clients and this was a question that I kept seeing pop up in the chat. It’s a topic that is SO close to my heart and one that I love teaching on…so I’m thrilled […]

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

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