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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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*Before you dive into this blog post I want to give you a FREE gift for reading today! CLICK HERE to download my brand new free e-book: The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Story Highlights! Over the last few weeks (and months), some major changes have started happening on Instagram. Some of these changes have made it […]

Last week I shared a recap of the February workshop and this week I shared the wedding styled shoot. That means that, last but not least, the gorgeous senior styled shoot is ready to go live today! These shoots are always so much fun because I bring along 5 of my senior spokesmodels to model for the […]

Last week I shared a RECAP of this month’s Hope Taylor Workshop. Today I am sharing the styled shoot images from day one and I’ve been DYING to get these on the blog for you! I was going to say that these were “highly anticipated”…but maybe I’m the only one who is that obsessed with […]

I think writing these blog posts may be the hardest part of every workshop experience. How in the world do you summarize 20+ hours of incredible new memories!? I try to find the right words each and every time…and I always feel like I come up short. But, here I go…giving it another shot! On Tuesday evening, […]

This blog post just makes me so excited!!! Johnna is such a sweet friend of mine and I work with her and her amazing company, Twila & Co, ALL the time for my workshops and events. She is such a rockstar business owner and an even sweeter friend. When Joe proposed to her last year, […]

I have been waiting for this post all WEEK!!! I don’t think I’ve ever been this excited to share a blog post. My sweet mom has decided to guest blog today to share “Ways to Support Your Young Entrepreneur”. I received an email this week from the mom of one of my course students who […]

AH – the first engagement session of 2018!!! YAY!! I had the chance to meet Lauren and Riley for coffee late last year and we immediately hit it off. We talked about our mutual love for Charleston and her passion for being a labor and delivery nurse. It was such a fun little coffee date!!! […]

I hope you all are having a fantastic start to 2018! I know this time of year can feel overwhelming and daunting. We set goals, have BIG dreams and then scroll through Instagram and begin feeling inadequate. Maybe it’s just me!? I so quickly compare myself to what others are doing, how quickly they are […]

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

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