Category Archive: seeking the essence

Jondo on #WordyMonday

“It’s Hondo” says Jackie. “Yes, Jondo” I reply. I’m staying with an old friend in Gibraltar while consolidating the information gathered from two days of research on the influences and growth of the… Continue reading

Slithering on #WordyMonday

I’m responding to another #WordyMonday suggestion by the Mischievous Milo Miles. I chose photographs of dancers in moves (and at angles) that could be interpreted as slithering and enhanced this impression by using… Continue reading

Lindy Hop at the Stag’s Head

Shooting New Year’s Day’s Vintage Jive and Lindy Hop was special because of everyone’s evident enjoyment. Not for these people the serene half-smiles of the tango dancer, the seriousness sometimes bordering on aggression… Continue reading

Dancing together at Gawai in Sarawak #6

Both images: Dancers and visitors celebrate Gawai by dancing together. Sarawak, Malaysia In Sarawak everyone I met was friendly, making conversation was easy and all my questions were answered enthusiastically which meant I… Continue reading

Structuring Salsa Silhouettes

All images: Salsa dancers at the Biltmore Hotel, Miami I’ve started processing some of the images from my recent trip to Miami. I took these before interviewing the people concerned, and will share… Continue reading

Black Album #2

both images: Tony Adigun’s Black Album performed at The Place As you can see it was very very dark. I also wanted the images to convey the atmosphere of this part of the… Continue reading

Dancing for 1Malaysia

Both images: Children dancing for the Malaysian Minister of Tourism at London’s South Bank More from the end of Malaysia Week

Preparing for their final show

Both images: Malaysian children relaxing before their final South Bank performance, marking the end of Malaysia Week 2012 Yesterday I went to see the national dancers celebrating the end of Malaysia Week 2012.… Continue reading

Not Quite Titian

National Gallery advertisement for Metamorphosis; an exhibition celebrating the acquisition of two Titians, in Holborn underground station I love this poster and the image within it. I’ve spent hours looking at it while… Continue reading

Missed Spitalfields Tango

Rachel and Bev dancing tango at Spitalfields I had planned to go to the last Tango at Spitalfields of the season, which is run by Rene and Hiba of Tango Fever (see link… Continue reading