Category Archive: tango

Tango Face

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Another in my series of tango faces, this shot from the Fire and Flame Ball is of the guest performers, Graciela Gamba and Diego Converti. I chose it mostly because it shows that,… Continue reading

tango face

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I’ve often heard the phrase ‘tango face’ and believe it to be one of those phrases that mean different things to different people. If a regular European social tango dancer was to use… Continue reading

Fire and Flame Audience watch Graciela and Diego

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It’s taking ages to upload the processed images from the Paris Tango Fire and Flame Ball, so while I’m waiting I thought I’d post a couple of images taken from a different perspective… Continue reading

Electrotango lift and turn

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Neither of these images are of a style I’d normally go for since they’re less likely to sell to magazines, but I was looking for very different effects when I took them. In… Continue reading

Intensity in Performance

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Last night we were treated to an absolutely delicious Gaucho meal to promote their ‘underground dance night’ – an electro tango performance on the top floor with special cocktails as well as the… Continue reading

Loud messages, still bodies

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What most fascinated me on Saturday evening’s Fire and Flame Ball was how people behaved while waiting to dance. It didn’t matter whether they were waiting for the end of a tanda, for… Continue reading

Dance Sensitivity Communication

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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

Tango Styling with Raquel Greenberg

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A couple of weeks ago I did a tango styling workshop with Raquel Greenberg. While she can’t be considered a newcomer by any stretch of the imagination (she has been a regular visitor… Continue reading

Delirious on #WordyMonday

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Monday has come around so quickly again and here’s today’s #WordyMonday photograph. The word (along with several others to which I’ll post images in the future) was suggested the marvelous Milo Miles. I… Continue reading

Sunday Smiles

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All Images: Smiling dancers at the Sunday milonga on HMS President I mislaid these images of tango dancers on HMS President for quite a while (long story) and only recently found them. I… Continue reading