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Workshop - Layered: Dissecting the Art of Composite Photography with Shannon Squires

  • November 10, 2023
  • 9:00 AM
  • November 11, 2023
  • 5:30 PM
  • The Beachmere Inn, 62 Beachmere Pl, Ogunquit, ME 03907
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Join our two-day workshop with two-time USA World Photographic Cup Team member and award-winning photographer and artist Shannon Squires as she allows us behind the curtain to see how she creates her magical composites from start to finish. Attendees can expect to learn lighting for compositing needs, how to successfully cut out subjects from backdrops in addition to her tips on how to successfully planning a composite shoot that goes well.

She will cover how to blend light, shadows and colors to help create a well-polished piece of art, in addition to where to find useable stock images.

In this class you will work with already selected elements to help create a composite in class in addition to Shannon performing a live demo of how she shoots her elements.

Only 20 spots available! This is a PPA Merit class!

Class Value $1,000+ Sponsored by MPPA Scholarship Committee

SPECIAL HOTEL RATE $210 - Call The Beachmere Inn and ask for the MPPA hotel room rate 207-646-2021


Shannon is a nationally recognized award-winning photographer based in Colorado Springs. In 2019 Shannon won her first 1st place GIA in the Children’s category and went on to win another two more, before winning the overall GIA in 2020. In addition to her GIA wins, Shannon has also been a part of Team U.S.A. in 2022 and 2023 with two images on the team each year.

Shannon started photography in high school with film photography before attending Art school in Seattle where she earned her Associates degree in Commercial Photography. Shannon also has her Master photographer degree, Master Artist degree, Cpp, Craftsmen degree, and Image excellence, through Professional photographers of America.

When Shannon is not teaching around the U.S., working with clients in her studio, or creating educational tutorials for her online academy, she is spending time with her family and 3 young children.

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