Category Archive: Ballroom dance

Words Worth, Negative Space, Light, Dark and Shadow

All pictures: Dancers performing Easy to Love, choreographed by Anton Du Beke I’ve been working on a piece about dance in Renaissance images with a lovely lady from the National Gallery. Can’t write… Continue reading

al fresco fun

This couple (Lemington Ridley and Lorcan Mullany) were fantastically expressive dancers, swapping lead and follow so seamlessly and dancing with such musicality it was difficult to focus on other dancers at the event.… Continue reading

all dressed up

I took this shot at the Harrods Tea Rooms in a special Tea Dance event in 2008 and have used it to illustrate an old controversy; about whether or not children should not… Continue reading

they’re in awe

I don’t normally process images to this extent, it’s not cost effective, but I wanted to make this look as magical as possible to the little girl in the picture. I had been… Continue reading

ballroom touch or transition

Another shot, this time from the evening’s performance of Monika Molnar’s DanceMyWay Gala, this is of a Latin Ballroom transition. I think it’s interesting because anyone seeped in the dance itself would be… Continue reading

near ballroom silhouettes

Another shot from the 2011 DanceMyWay Gala rehearsals where I was able to line up the dancers so that they eclipsed one of the spots. I particularly like this one as it clearly… Continue reading

low light ballroom

Another shot taken during the rehearsals of the 2011 DanceMyWay Gala, this one was a result of playing with negative space and shadows.

silhouetted ballroom lift

I was lucky enough to be given relative freedom of movement during Monika Molnar’s DanceMyWay Gala last year. As a result I was able to take a series of images with dancers eclipsing… Continue reading

trafalgar tea dance

More from Big Dance 2010 (we now have 83 days to go until Big Dance 2012), this was part of the Tea Dance in Trafalgar Square. It wasn’t busy at all while I… Continue reading