How to Shoot Anyone - Instructor Clay Blackmore

Ellicott City, MD

How to Shoot Anyone - Instructor Clay Blackmore

Spend a day with Canon Explorer of Light, Clay Blackmore, as he demonstrates "How to Shoot Anyone" This is a PPA Continuing Education Event and PPA Member attendees will earn 1 merit.

This is a PPA Continuing Education System event. All attendees who are PPA members will receive one service merit.

Pre-register by May 10, 2011: $59
After May 10, 2011 and at the door: $79
Join MDPPA as a new member for $250 and get the seminar for free!
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“How to Photograph Everyone”

Instructor: Clay Blackmore

Fun and engaging, Blackmore has created a new program for those who wish to learn how to create great portraits of everyone.

Consistent results are at the heart of this new program with an emphasis on posing, lighting, composition, and expression. Working outdoors or in the studio Blackmore will show you how to harness the light and create beautiful images of men, women, children, families, brides, individuals, couples and groups.

Confidence is key, explains Blackmore. I can help anyone gain a better understanding of what people like and don’t like in their portraits. We simply concentrate on a few simple thoughts each time we get behind our camera. Once we have the techniques memorized our hands can form unbreakable patterns allowing us to work from the heart.

DSLR Video techniques will be discussed in full detail. See how clay has turned his wedding business into a full service studio offering a cinematic approach to everything his does.


Clay Blackmore is one of the true innovators in the world of wedding photography and portraiture. Working out of Washington, DC, Blackmore’s style blends the beauty and timelessness of classical portraiture with spontaneity and appeal of photojournalism. Clay’s portraits are simple, direct, and yet make powerful statements.

A celebrity and society favorite, Blackmore’s clients include such luminaries as Tiger Woods, Forrest Whitaker, Jenna Elfman, Maria Sharapova, and corporate entities as diverse as the PGA and USGA to political inaugural balls.

One of only a few Canon Explorers of Light, Blackmore lectures all over the world and was selected for the first satellite broadcast of “Wedding 2000”. Clay is also an instructor for Disney photographics. Blackmore’s latest creation, a coffee table book entitled, Extraordinary Women, Fantasies Revealed, has been a great success. He retains membership in the elite Cameracraftsmen of America and a Board position in the International Hall of Fame of Photography.

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Photography Workshop Categories

Howard County Center for the Arts

Cost: $ 79.00
Guest Price: $ -1.00
Skill Level: Open to All
Date(s): May 25, 2011 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Duration: 7 hours
Group Size Limit: 50

Materials Needed

  • Bring a thirst for knowledge on how to take your lighting skills to the next level! Also bring something to take notes with, and your camera if desired.


  • Working knowledge of your DSLR.

Maryland PPA

Workshop Host