Category Archive: Children and dance

Big Dance 2012 Day One

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Big Dance 2012 was launched at St Pancras International to much fanfare and with various personalities. By now the launch, and the personalities involved, will have been covered quite enough so I’ll not… Continue reading

tomorrow’s men

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“An all male high energy fusion of street dance, hip-hop, contemporary dance and acrobatics asking the question of how we can encourage and celebrate high achievement among our young men.” This started –… Continue reading

cable beach kids

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This shot, of two children dancing for fun at dusk on Cable Beach continues several themes, that of photographing children, that of low light photography and the most important to me, which is… Continue reading

avant flyers

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I rediscovered this while getting some images together for a proposal I’m working on today. It reminds me how lucky I was at this year’s Breakin’ Convention, when I only received permission to… Continue reading

happy hip hopper

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As is so often the case, some of my favourite shots are peripheral to the event I’m covering. This young man was happily dancing his very own hip hop while Big Dance Bus,… Continue reading

flashmob fun

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Sad I know, but as it’s still a novelty I’ve applied Photoshop’s new tilt-shift option to this image of a group of dancers. This was taken at Westfield Stratford City in the flashmob… Continue reading

first pair dancing

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I decided to open the series on the flashmob held to commemorate the arrival of the Olympic flag in the UK with a shot of the couple who started it. Shooting this was… Continue reading

preparing for performance

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The huge range of countries, nationalities and organisations participating in Big Dance 2012 was announced this morning along with events at Westfields and the Big Dance Schools Pledge. The latter is a Guiness… Continue reading

all dressed up

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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

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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