tango through a pool of light

Another perspective in my quest to find one image that shows the essence of tango, I took this shot at Negracha Tango Club last Friday. I’ve chosen it because it gives an idea… Continue reading

milonga watcher

  Those who organise this milonga seem to believe that the atmosphere is improved by limiting the lighting to a few candles and the light of an open fire, so it’s nearly impossible… Continue reading

tango shadow dancers

I was happy to catch this shot which I took in Tango South London some time ago. While less clichéd, it doesn’t really represent the essence of tango as it could just as… Continue reading

unconventional embrace

It’s a shame that the lady’s moving hand here partially obscures the man’s face. Taken at Spitalfields, I like this unconventional shot because they are so obviously having fun. However, tango purists wouldn’t… Continue reading

tango grabador

Despite the fuzziness due to such low light, I was happy with this shot, taken at Hackney Tango a couple of years ago. The image behind the mirror appears to have a skirt… Continue reading

tango silhouettes

I think that this shot of tango dancers in Spitalfields (2010) is slightly less clichéd. While the angle from which this shot may not immediately suggest tango, it’s the angle of the two… Continue reading

graceful tango fingers

This shot of a couple dancing in The Crypt in Clerkenwell in May 2010 is fairly conventional. Had there been more negative space in the shot it might have been appropriate for a… Continue reading

tango heads and shoulders

As the following posts are going to cover some of my thoughts about finding an image that displays the essence of tango I’m starting with one of the favourite angles of many photographers.… Continue reading

hip hop spread

Part of one of the 2011 performances of Spread Expression’s Voices in the Alleyway. Photographing this hip hop dance theatre performance was challenging as a result of low light and rapid movements. Spread… Continue reading

golden hip hop shade

These images are from the hip hop Theatre production ‘Voices in the Alleyway’, choreographed by Cindy Claes of Spread Expression last year and I selected images from this performance because Spread Expression are… Continue reading