CANCELLED: Photographing using Props w/ Vickie Gray

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CANCELLED: Photographing using Props w/ Vickie Gray

SAT FEB 8 | 1-4PM
$60, $55 MEMBERS (+$3 service fee)


What do cigars, boas, telephones, human skulls, and cheap sunglasses all have in common? They are great photo props! Props help put your subjects at ease. They make your photos come alive. A simple prop can add a twist to an ordinary snapshot. A vintage or unique prop can form the basis for a grand conceptual portrait. In this workshop Baltimore-based portrait and fashion photographer Vickie Gray describes how she uses props to enhance her portraits and create atmospheric vintage glamour scenes. 

Afterward, you’ll have a chance to work with several models, using a wide assortment of clothing, accessories, and everyday items as well as one-of-a-kind finds to create a mood or concept. We’ll also discuss posing basics and how to direct your subjects for the best results. This is a hands-on, interactive session. Photographs are permitted, but the emphasis is on giving you a few more tools for your photographic work. Feel free to bring along a few of your own props!


Vickie Gray is a former corporate marketer turned portrait photographer. She works from a studio in Old Goucher, creating headshots and portraits for actors, performers, executives and entrepreneurs from all walks of life. She was named one of Baltimore’s Top 10 Fashion Photographers by Peerspace, and a top Baltimore Portrait Photographer by Visit her website at to see how she incorporates props in all her work.

SAT FEB 8 | 1-4PM | $60, $55 MEMBERS
($3 service fee added to all ticket purchases. Avoid the fee by purchasing at Creative Alliance, in advance)


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