Someone to Know: Mayslake Photo Instructor Will Clay
Willard Clay has been a full-time photographer since 1982. Prior to that he was a professor of botany at The University of Arizona. He has been the primary photographer for nine coffee table books and published by many major publications, including Arizona Highways Magazine, National Geographic, The Sierra Club, Audubon, The Smithsonian, Readers Digest and Time Magazine.
Teaching credits include leading a workshop for the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont for 30 years, National Park Service and The Morton Arboretum.
Check out Will's video on the importance of composition in photography.
At our Mayslake Peabody Estate, we offer photography classes for all levels from beginner to advanced. Topics range from basic camera operation and composition to software that can help you organize and enhance your photos. We frequently add new classes to our schedule, so please check every once in a while to see what's coming up.
Here are some classes Will teaches at Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook:
Photography: Inspiring Images (with Chris Aquino)
Go beyond the technical aspects of photography as you discover the complex ways photographers choose what to shoot and develop ideas for linking experiences and preferences to your own images. Mondays. Ages 18 and up. $150 per person. Register online or (630) 206-9566.
|Feb 6 – Mar 6 ||6:30 – 9:30 p.m.|
Intermediate Photography Composition
Classroom Sessions: May 8, 15, 22
7 – 10 p.m.
Field Trips: May 13 and 20
Locations and times TBD at May 8 class
Registration begins March 1, 2017 at dupageforest.org.
And here's some of Will's work: