Blake Praytor (01/10/1943 - ) received a B.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts and went on to earn an M.A. from Clemson University. In 1998 he earned an MFA in photography from Clemson University. He had a commercial photography studio in Greenville, South Carolina. He has worked as the staff photographer at both the Greenville County Museum of Art and at Furman University. While he was at the Greenville County Museum he taught at a school where he designed photography studios and developed non-credit curricula. He has also taught at Brevard High School and is currently teaching at Presbyterian College. He has taught photography at Greenville Technical College since 1999.