Category Archive: Conveying a message through photography

Dance Photographer of the Year – Pre Launch FAQs

March is always my busiest month, with (Move-It, NottDance, Saddler’s Wells Flamenco Festival, financial year-end and more. Although I’ve done better than normal in clearing outstanding tasks, this period is going to be… Continue reading

International Women’s Day: OBR Flashmob Rehearsals #2

What better way to celebrate International Womens’ Day than with some more images of the OBR Flashmob Rehearsal. I took these at City Hall in the evening, two days before the flashmob itself… Continue reading

Dance Sensitivity Communication

For any social dance to work pleasantly there must be consensus as to how to interact. In a milonga, tango dancers will move into the flow which is always anticlockwise. Even when a… Continue reading

Aftermath 2 – To Lost Potential

To the two friends I lost last week, my requiem for lost potential.

Choose your friends carefully, they’ll change your life

Do as you would be done by, while clich├ęd, is something that I try hard to live. I’ll help anyone I can within reason, will do my best to support them in times… Continue reading

Telling the right story at Christmas (with the help of photoshop)

Good story telling is hard, and the way you need to think about conveying it change radically according to how it will be told. For stand-alone images, it’s even more difficult as the… Continue reading

Rugose on #wordymonday

Image: Aboriginal Elder ready to sing at the 2011 KALACC Festival It’s Wordy Monday again and because I’ve still not had any suggestions I picked the word Rugose as today’s theme. I thought… Continue reading

Spin! and Gompertz’s gospel

Both Images: Images: Two photographic themes of ‘spin’ featuring performances at 60×60 held at Stratford Circus in 2010 UK dance enthusiasts would have to have had their heads in a sack to have… Continue reading

Photographs that can change the impression of a performance

All images: Yolande Yorke-Edgell dancing Marilyn Monroe on a stage with a sculpture by Sally McKay in the performance Noted at the Lilian Baylis Studio. Power of Photography series #3 (#1, #2) Continuing… Continue reading

Haruspex

As I did last Monday, I’ve found an interesting sounding name and then gone looking for a dance image that corresponded to it. Haruspex was a difficult one; I spent a while thinking… Continue reading