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I'm Hope Taylor, and I'm an international Senior Portrait and Wedding Photographer based in Fredericksburg, VA. I'm also an educator, an encourager, and the creator of the Senior Photography Workshop!

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Since I started my business over 3 years ago, I have been so blessed to have never gone through a season of being fearful of my business failing. I hit the ground running as a senior in high school and since then, my business has flourished into more than I ever imagined. I’ve worked harder […]

Julia has not only attended TWO of my workshops, but I have now done TWO portrait sessions for her and she has become a sweet friend of mine. Julia is a senior portrait photographer too (woohoo!) and is so, so sweet! We traveled down to her family’s house on the bay for her senior session […]

Remy attended one of my workshops earlier this year (THIS one!!) and emailed me a few days later to tell me she wanted me to be her WEDDING photographer!!! I was so honored and excited when I got that email, because I LOVED meeting Remy at the workshop and hearing about Eli’s proposal!!! Last week, Drew […]

It’s been a full week on the blog this week and I love it I didn’t want to finish the week off without sharing Dianna’s adorable senior session, so it’s going up on a Friday even though I never blog on Fridays!!! But I think it’s worth it! Dianna is one of my gorgeous 2017 […]

I had never photographed at Virginia Cliffe Inn before, so I had no idea what to expect when I arrived on Anna and Caleb’s wedding day. But when I saw the beautiful home on the property…I was blown away!!! It has such a southern vibe and it made my heart so happy! We had the […]

It was a double header wedding weekend and that means there are going to be TWO beautiful weddings on the blog this week!!! On Saturday, I had the privilege of documenting Katelyn + Bill’s gorgeous wedding day at KingsMill Resort in Williamsburg! I had been looking forward to this wedding for MONTHS because I just […]

One of my FAVORITE things to teach at my workshops is senior posing. Posing can be SO overwhelming, especially in the beginning, and I love being able to share what I’ve learned in order to ease the nerves of other photographers. Some of the questions I get asked most frequently are “How do you keep […]

I am in the middle of a series for my brides all about creating a photography-friendly wedding day! But, before we dive into part 3, I want to preface this series by saying this: your photographer should be able to capture beautiful images on your wedding day no matter WHAT the situation or circumstance! They should […]

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