Category Archive: Documentary dance photography

Transient on #WordyMonday

Today I’ve used one of my shots of the largest Aboriginal dance festival in the world to denote the word transient, partly because I was visiting for such a short time but also… Continue reading

Midsummer Mindfulness #2 Between (In) Us

The second of the Midsummer Triplet I saw at the Camden People’s Theatre was an intense search by two people to find their own unique and shared language of movement. Obviously carefully thought… Continue reading

Midsummer Mindfulness #1 On the moon there are flowers..

I love my job, particularly the wonderfully creative people with whom it brings me into contact. Tonight I went to a triptych of experimental midsummer mindfulness. I had been invited by the talented… Continue reading

Elevation for @JokerXL on #WordyMonday

This week’s WordyMonday word was suggested by Marty Hirst. It’s a great word to illustrate with dance images because there are so many ways it could be interpreted. I chose Felipe’s balancing act… Continue reading

Dance representing Igneous for #WordyMonday

As well as being commonly known as fire rocks, the word is derived from the Latin word ignis which means of fire such as the kind of burning fire like a lighter. The… Continue reading

Photographing Poppin’ Pete at BoxPark

A couple of days ago I went to interview and take photographs of Poppin’ Pete who has been giving poppin’ workshops in the Pop-Up shop in BoxPark, Shoreditch. Because it was constrained by… Continue reading

Back to school with Ballet Flamenco de Andalucia?

I sometimes wonder if I should concentrate only on reviews and news from the dance photographer’s perspective. This is an example of why, since it’s a great example of how a photocall sometimes… Continue reading

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

Aire on #WordyMonday

The concept behind the flamenco word Aire would be difficult to represent even if I chose to do so using flamenco shots, but I’ve decided not to do that because Sadler’s Wells Flamenco… Continue reading

International Women’s Day: dancing strength

This is the final of my series of three posts commemorating International Women’s Day. All taken from the OBR Flashmob rehearsal in London’s City Hall, I’ve selected them because of the strength, intensity,… Continue reading