Category Archive: Dance Journalism

dancing in the wet village square

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Very nearly one of those tango clich├ęs I’m working to avoid in https://dancetog.com/category/essence-of-tango-series/, this is another of the pairs competing in the Strictly-style competition at last year’s Vuokatti Dance Festival (http://www.vuokattidancefestival.com/en/frontpage/)

four star formation

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This shot was also taken at the first Vuokatti Dance Festival. Part of a huge group, I shot these dancers in isolation because I wanted to emphasize their faces.

dancing in the rain

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I shot this at the Vuokatti Dance Festival, is of a local Strictly-style competition. Local celebrities were judged by locals selected in a competition. The rain made no difference to anyone although it… Continue reading

vuokatti dance festival group

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I had a fantastic time at the first Vuokatti Dance Festival in Finland last year where, apart from all kinds of public performances in the rain, they held the first over-30s dance competition… Continue reading

you’re never too old to tango

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Not too long ago a tango dancing (tanguero) friend told me that I was a tango addict because I keep a pair of tango shoes in the boot of my car. He has… Continue reading

trafalgar tea dance

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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

building human castles

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Conventional shots of the finished human castle have their place, but I wanted to give an idea of what it feels like to do. It’s really hard work and each supporting member must… Continue reading

human castles in the sun

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It’s on days like this that I find myself thinking how much I love my job. At the University of Girona, the challenge was to show that being a Castellar (a human castle… Continue reading