Category Archive: routes to learning dance

Dancesation Expo 2012

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I’m just back from a final meeting with Yvonne Chan to top and tail an article for next month’s Dance Today. She put together yesterday’s Dancesation Expo – a charity danceathon for DanceAid… Continue reading

Playing with the Fuji X100

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A Place to Live When We Are Old Described as ‘a participatory public art project exploring attitudes towards old age through danz√≥n’,  I thought this was a delightful way to meet different people… Continue reading

Tango Walk – the lesson

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I was commissioned to do a photo feature on Tanja Raaste’s Tango Walk, one of the Big Dance events held on the South Bank. This shot, from last Saturday, of Alfredo Martin Espindola… Continue reading

swing it baby!

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Whoever said ‘never work with children or animals’ only got half the story. It’s true that children are less predictable, but when it all hangs together it’s so very rewarding. I took a… Continue reading

jazz workshop story

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Dance workshops can be challenging. Often in the evening, the light is rarely good, flash photography and sprawling or climbing all over the place might distract the students and while it’s possible to… Continue reading

challenge concentration

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I love the intensity in the faces of these two participants of last week’s Redbridge Dance Challenge. But I don’t like the gallery format of this post so won’t be doing it again.

dance challenger

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Originally intending to go just for Isaac’s silhouette, I changed my mind when this group wandered into the background. Then it was just a matter of waiting until Isaac’s legs framed them.